About us


To provide a state-of-the-art center for the education of aspiring and practicing nurses who will lead the transformation of healthcare.


Rhode Island Nursing Education Center (RINEC) is overseen by the Rhode Island Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner. It is a shared facility between Rhode Island College School of Nursing (RIC SON) and University of Rhode Island College of Nursing (URI CON). The RINEC occupies approximately 132,000 square feet of South Street Landing. It includes shared simulation suites, skills labs, and classrooms as well as institutional faculty offices. RINEC offers state-of-the-art learning environments for the nursing students of RIC SON and URI CON.


Bonnie Rayta

Faith Hanson

Charon Rose

Alan Sousa

Timothy Thibodeau



Woonsocket Education Center


Westerly Education Center


Public Higher Education in Rhode Island

2/13/24: RI Nursing Education Center will re-open at 7:30 am on 2/14.