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Valentines Day 'Grab and Go' Event

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with ISE and the Health and Wellness Ambassadors!

(More details here)

Black History Month Art Collection

This Black History Month, RISD ISE led an initiative to showcase artwork by the RISD community that represents aspects of Black culture.  For more information, visit our social media!

Truth Tellers Film Screening

ISE hosted a screening of “Truth Tellers”, a documentary that displays the lives of courageous Americans through the eyes of Robert Shetterly.

The film explores the intersection of these timely issues stressing the urgency of coming together to confront them and galvanizing our resolve to uphold our country’s founding ideals.

More information here!


Womens History Month Celebration project


ISE invited faculty, staff, and students to participate in a Women’s History Month Celebration Project by sending photos of themselves and the important women in their lives, as well as an answer to the following prompt:

How have women influenced and inspired you? 

Submissions were accepted throughout the month of March and shared on the ISE social media and website. View Here.

Local Artist Series: Magda Leon

RISD hosted Magda Leon, a printmaker whose work highlights the style and power of marginalized people on the fringes of society and empire. She lives to express, give honor, and highlight the “other” because she has always lived in the space of “otherness”.


Earth Day Event

In celebration of Earth Day, ISE and the Nature Lab did a grab-and-go event. Visitors stopped by the Nature Lab between 11 am and 1 pm to pick up Earth-friendly items, and learn more about how to connect with nature in Rhode Island. For more information, contact us at


Local Artist Series: Vanessa Calixto


RISD hosted Vanessa Calixto, a first-generation, Salvadoran-American visual artist. Vanessa is an organizer who focuses on illustration work using mixed media. She draws from her lived experiences and feelings, and creates a soft form of vulnerability.


RISD Queer Alumni at Rhode Island PrideFest

On Saturday, June 18, 2022, the Rhode Island PrideFest returned with a full day of programming! RISD Queer Alumni hosted a vendor booth where people could stop by to support the exhibiting alumni, pick up RISD Alumni swag, and celebrate RI Pride. ISE provided pronoun pins, pride flags, and information about LGBTQ+ resources. 

View photos here.

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