College Crusade Alumni Association


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As a Crusade alum, you can
inspire, support, and believe in youth!


Our Mission

alums logo2The College Crusade Alumni Association invites alumni to participate in meaningful networking and volunteer opportunities while supporting The College Crusade of Rhode Island in its mission to prepare students for college and career success.


Get Involved

> VOLUNTEER as a career speaker
> Serve on a COMMITTEE
> ATTEND alumni events
> Share your NEWS
> DONATE to our cause

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Read stories about alumni activities.


Board of Directors, 2018-2019

Tolulope Akinrimisi ’06
Market Risk Officer
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Gloria Benson ’03
Counselor & Coordinator, Educational Talent Search
Community College of Rhode Island

Bobby Britto-Oliveira ’01
Talent Development Academic Advisor
University of Rhode Island

Christopher Calderón ’10
Project Engineer II
Gilbane Building Company

Princess Garrett ’02, Secretary/Treasurer
Business Owner
The Curve & Line Company

Lydel Hall ’03
Music Teacher
Pawtucket School Department

Anthonia Kuti ’03
Staff Pharmacist

Dereck Mendoza ’05, Vice President
Business Intelligence Analyst
FM Global

Keith Michon Jr ’01
Math Teacher
City of Fall River

Tolulope Kevin Olasanoye ’02
Chair, Nominating Committee
Executive Director
Rhode Island Democratic Party

Victor Omoayo ’02
Graduate Assistant, Student Conduct & Civility
Community College of Rhode Island

Thomas Pouliot ’05
Assistant Product Manager
Neighborhood Health Plan of RI

Sarah Richardson ’04
Registered Nurse
Rhode Island Hospital

Omar Valerio ’11
The MET High School

Wynston Wilson ’03
Engineering Advisor, University College
University of Rhode Island

Recent Stories

  • High School Leadership Council 2018-2019

    Members of our High School Leadership Council assist the College Crusade advisors in their schools by sharing Crusade program and event news with other Crusaders. They also meet monthly as ...

  • Quick – Talk Fast!

    The networking happened, and it was speedy! Undergrad Crusaders from Rhode Island College, the University of Rhode Island, and the Community College of Rhode Island met and mingled with over ...

  • Thinking + Writing About Media

    Thinking critically and writing clearly are essential skills for today’s students. So are listening, speaking, and collaboration. This fall, more than 100 Crusaders in our 10-week Writing Workshop got plenty ...

  • Sharing Our Biggest Thanks!

    The College Crusade is grateful to each of our public and private supporters who have made the success of our students possible. We are pleased to acknowledge the following organizations ...

  • College Advice Straight from Campus

    What do you know now that you wish you had known as a high school student? How has college challenged you to step out of your comfort zone? Sixty College ...

  • We Are an Example of Excelencia!

    The College Crusade was honored in October by Excelencia in Education with a 2018 Examples of Excelencia award. The award is presented to programs that have shown evidence-based results in ...

  • Block Island Science Adventures

    Forty Crusaders in grades 9-12 traveled to Block Island over five weeks in July and August to study biodiversity with the Block Island Maritime Institute’s Dolphin Program. They spent a ...