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Tom Balestracci, CSP Grad 2016 recently received some prestigious professional awards

Tom Balestracci, CSP Grad 2016 recently received some prestigious professional awards

Tom Balestracci (CSP, 2016) recently received some prestigious professional awards. Tom received the 2016 New Professional Award from NACA (National Association for Campus Activities) as well as the 2016 Richard F. Stevens Outstanding New Professional Award for NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators) Region 1.  Congratulations Tom!  

Annemarie Vaccaro receives NASPA award

Annemarie Vaccaro (CSP Program Director, Associate Professor) received the 2016 NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators) Region 1 Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Literature/Research Award.  

URI researchers awarded $176,000 grant to study long-term impact of financial education

URI researchers awarded $176,000 grant to study long-term impact of financial education

300 Rhode Island students will participate in study Posted on September 13, 2016 KINGSTON, R.I. — September 13, 2016 –Research has shown that effective financial education strongly predicts a young adult’s overall financial capability and well-being. Yet, the research also shows that financial literacy is not as resilient as other learned skills. “Much like wandering […]

URI-CCE Award given to Julianna Golas

URI-CCE Award given to Julianna Golas

At the Senior Banquet for URI-CCE students and faculty, Julianna Golas was awarded the “Outstanding Faculty Award” for her high quality teaching and exceptional advising.  It is a well-deserved recognition for her.  Congratulations!

HDF Faculty News

HDF Faculty News

Hans St.-Eloi Cadely was selected as one of three winners of the 2016 Auburn University Graduate School Distinguished Dissertation Awards in the Social Sciences.  He also has been selected to represent Auburn University in the national competition for distinguished dissertations sponsored by the Council of Graduate Schools and ProQuest.  Congratulations Hans!

More HDF Faculty News

Phyllis Penhallow has been promoted to Senior Lecturer, reflecting the hard work, energy and expertise that she brings to her roles as teacher and advisor.  Congratulations Phyllis!  

Strong sales spur wider release of URI junior’s novel tackling sexual assault, drug use, mental health

Strong sales spur wider release of URI junior’s novel tackling sexual assault, drug use, mental health

Media Contact: Brian Pernicone, 401-874-7245 Publishing company releases paperback edition of Barren KINGSTON, R.I. – April 26, 2016 — University of Rhode Island junior Elizabeth Miceli wasn’t sure what to expect when her first novel, Barren, was released in October. She wondered if readers would connect with the book despite — or perhaps because of […]

Available HDF Scholarships

Available HDF Scholarships

HDF Scholarship Application_Spring 2016-a Scholarship funds are available for current HDF students who will be returning in the Fall 2016. The scholarships will be awarded based on financial need and academic achievements.  You can access the the application form by clicking on the link above. Applications are due April 15, 2016.

Professors Xiao and Porto’s paper has been selected to win the NEFE Award for 2016

Professors Xiao and Porto’s paper has been selected to win the NEFE Award for 2016

Congratulations!  HDF Professors, Jing Xiao and Nilton Porto’s paper “Consumer Financial Education and Financial Satisfaction: The Mediating Role of Financial Capability” has been selected to win the NEFE Award for the 2016 ACCI conference.  The award will be presented at the conference.

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