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Caroline Humphrey
Jan 26, 2017

LACE Fellow Feature: Grace Oh

Jan 26, 2017 by Caroline Humphrey

Follow the journey of our Leadership and Community Engagement (LACE) Fellows in weekly blog posts throughout the year! Here they will share their experiences and the work they complete at main service sites. These main sites are non-profits in the Providence community where Fellows have chosen to complete 150 hours of service. Grace Oh: providence Children's museum Hello! My name is Grace Oh, and I am a sophomore in Industrial Design. I am a Leadership and Community Engagement (LACE) Fellow...


Caroline Humphrey
Jan 18, 2017

LACE Fellow Feature: Will Zhang

Jan 18, 2017 by Caroline Humphrey

Follow the journey of our Leadership and Community Engagement (LACE) Fellows in weekly blog posts throughout the year! Here they will share their experiences and the work they complete at main service sites. These main sites are non-profits in the Providence community where Fellows have chosen to complete 150 hours of service. Will Zhang: AS220 I’m Will Zhang, a sophomore in Industrial Design, and I’m the Community Liaison (CL) for AS220, as well as a Leadership and Community Engagement (LA...


Caroline Humphrey
Dec 9, 2016

LACE Fellow Feature: Alexandria Clay

Dec 9, 2016 by Caroline Humphrey

Follow the journey of our Leadership and Community Engagement (LACE) Fellows in weekly blog posts through out the year! Here they will share their experiences and the amazing work they complete at main service sites. These main sites are non-profits in the Providence community where Fellows have chosen to complete 150 hours of service. Alexandria Clay: RHD-RI Hi! My name is Alexandria Clay, and I'm a junior in the painting department. I'm a returning LACE fellow, working this year at Resour...


Caroline Humphrey
Dec 5, 2016

LACE Fellow Feature: Jessica Young

Dec 5, 2016 by Caroline Humphrey

Follow the journey of our Leadership and Community Engagement (LACE) Fellows in weekly blog posts through out the year! Here they will share their experiences and the amazing work they complete at main service sites. These main sites are non-profits in the Providence community where Fellows have chosen to complete 150 hours of service. Jessica Young: Providence ¡CityArts! For Youth Hello! My name is Jessica Young, a junior in Illustration and a returning Leadership and Community Engagement ...


Caroline Humphrey
Nov 30, 2016


Caroline Humphrey
Nov 28, 2016

LACE Fellow Feature: Sruti Suryanarayanan

Nov 28, 2016 by Caroline Humphrey

Follow the journey of our Leadership and Community Engagement (LACE) Fellows in weekly blog posts through out the year! Here they will share their experiences and the amazing work they complete at main service sites. These main sites are non-profits in the Providence community where Fellows have chosen to complete 150 hours of service. Sruti Suryanarayanan: Providence Children's Museum Hello, all! My name is Sruti, and I am a sophomore at RISD studying Furniture Design and concentrating in ...


Caroline Humphrey
Nov 17, 2016

LACE Fellow Feature: Kathia St. Hilaire

Nov 17, 2016 by Caroline Humphrey

Follow the journey of our Leadership and Community Engagement (LACE) Fellows in weekly blog posts through out the year! Here they will share their experiences and the amazing work they complete at main service sites. These main sites are non-profits in the Providence community where Fellows have chosen to complete 150 hours of service. Kathia St. Hilaire: Mt. Hope Learning Center I am a Senior in printmaking and the Community Liaison (CL) at Mt. Hope Learning Center (MHLC) for a second year...


Caroline Humphrey
Nov 14, 2016

LACE Fellow Feature: Emmeline Franklin

Nov 14, 2016 by Caroline Humphrey

Follow the journey of our Leadership and Community Engagement (LACE) Fellows in weekly blog posts through out the year! Here they will share their experiences and the amazing work they complete at main service sites. These main sites are non-profits in the Providence community where Fellows have chosen to complete 150 hours of service. Emmeline Franklin: The CEnter for sexual Pleasure and Health Hello! My name is Emmeline Franklin and I am a senior studying Industrial Design with a HPPS con...


Caroline Humphrey
Nov 7, 2016

LACE Fellow Feature: Lucy Crelli

Nov 7, 2016 by Caroline Humphrey

Follow the journey of our Leadership and Community Engagement (LACE) Fellows as they are featured in blog posts through out the year! Here they will share their experiences and the amazing work they complete at main service sites. Main sites are non-profits in the Providence community that Fellows have chosen to complete 150 hours of service at. Lucy Crelli: Sojourner House Hello, everyone! My name is Lucy, and I am a senior studying Apparel Design with a concentration in Race, Sexuality, a...


Caroline Humphrey
Nov 2, 2016

Annual [re]Design Thanksgiving

Nov 2, 2016 by Caroline Humphrey

Help the Community Service Club donate non-perishable food items to The Amos House for our annual [re]Design Thanksgiving Event! Labelled donation boxes will be available in The Met, Jolly Roger, Portfolio, Prov Wash, and in CSI until November 17. Food items can be purchased at on campus dining venues using RISD Bucks or your dining points!


Caroline Humphrey
Oct 26, 2016

LACE Fellows 2016-17

Oct 26, 2016 by Caroline Humphrey

Introducing... The Leadership and Community Engagement Fellows 2016-17! Alexandria Clay Hi! My name is Alexandria Clay and I'm a junior in the painting department. This is my second year in the LACE Fellowship. Last year I worked with Rhode Island for Community and Justice, a small non profit dedicated to fighting bias and encouraging understanding. This year I am excited to be working with RHD-RI Freedom through art, a program that helps those with disabilities develop new skills and b...


Paridhi Mundra
May 25, 2016

Visualising the Bridge

May 25, 2016 by Paridhi Mundra

Hello! As I wind up the spring semester of sophomore year, I am also concluding my LACE Fellowship. The fellowship and the various communities it has connected me with, became and will remain an integral part of my RISD experience. I culminated my fellowship with my Capstone Project. ‘Visualising the Bridge’ was a platform to introduce art into DIIRI’s Family Literacy Program, with a focus of facilitating parent-child interaction. Hence for my project, with the help of RISD volunteers, I org...


Alexandria Patrice Clay
May 21, 2016

Creative Paths Career Fair

May 21, 2016 by Alexandria Patrice Clay

For our (Alexandria Clay & Chantal Feitosa) LACE Capstone project, we decided to plan a community event that could be beneficial to local youth. The Creative Paths Career Fair was an opportunity for low-income and first generation high school students in Providence to learn more about the opportunities and possibilities offered through a career or education in art and design. By having RISD volunteers talk about their majors and offer portfolio reviews, we hoped to help diminish the stigma ti...


Stuart Haruyama
May 5, 2016

Showcasing Service & Leadership

May 5, 2016 by Stuart Haruyama

RISD Serves hosted the LACE Fellowship Showcase last Wednesday evening to an audience of over 30 RISD students, faculty, staff and Providence community members. Ten LACE Fellows were on hand to exhibit posters illustrating the service & leadership work that they have performed this year through the Fellowship, and attendees were invited to walk around and engage in conversation with the students. Over the course of this academic year, Fellows have engaged in regular service work at a local co...


Stuart Haruyama
Apr 25, 2016

LACE Fellowship Showcase - Wednesday April 27

Apr 25, 2016 by Stuart Haruyama

RISD Community Service invites you to attend the upcoming Leadership & Community Engagement [LACE] Fellowship Showcase on April 27. Come learn about socially-engaged projects and leadership initiatives happening at RISD and at local community organizations. Current fellows will be on hand to present their work over the past year. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the program and how you can participate in it next year! This year’s LACE Fellowship cohort & service sites include:...