Monday, October 31, 2011

Italian Shinn Dig!

Our Fall fun-raiser is just around the corner! Join us on Nov. 10, 2011 at Nick-a-Nee's Pub, 75 South Street in Providence's Jewelry District. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for great food and music. Raffle drawing at 8:30 p.m. Tickets: $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Call Elaine Perry for event tickets at 941-1542.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Open a book, open the world

The Fund is preparing for its annual Homecoming book sale beginning Saturday, Oct. 1. We are looking for donations - books, DVDs, and CDs. Smaller donations can be dropped off at the bins inside the main door of the Adams Library. For larger donations, contact either Debra Thomson X9651 or Brenda Bocchini X9605 to arrange pick-up or delivery. Thank you in advance for your generosity!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

First 2011 Scholar Departs!

Brandi Jackson is off to Florence, Italy for the fall 2011 semester. She is the first of four Shinn Scholars to depart for study abroad this year. Keep up with her through her blog (which is also linked on this page). Link

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Tickets Available!

Tickets are now available for FAME at a Shinn supporter discount ($5), as well as to the Spring Benefit & Awards Reception on April 16. The suggested donation for the reception is $35. Your presence and donation are greatly appreciated as we continue our work to support RIC students with study abroad scholarships. Click here to donate (click Shinn in the Choose Gift Designation drop down menu)

Monday, February 21, 2011


The Shinn Annual Spring Benefit & Awards Reception is slated for Saturday, April 16. Please save the date! This year's show is FAME. More details to come...

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Time is running out!

If you want to be like Daniel, Sarah and Kevin and study abroad make sure to get your scholarship application in by February 1st!

Where in the world?

Welcome home to Shinn Scholars Daniel Reeves (Australia) and Sarah Petronio (Spain)! And best of luck to Kevin Gravier who is off to Spain in the next few days. Check out his new blog: