Lidya Osadchey '81 gives student a bird's-eye-view of life as CEO

As an undergraduate at Rice, Lidya Osadchey ’81 was offered every opportunity to learn, achieve and make a difference in the world. Through Rice’s pilot Owl Edge Externship program, she channeled her experience and knowledge as CEO of ESCAPE Family Resource Center to Rice students who hope to follow in her footsteps.
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Rice ARA President Donald Bowers discusses volunteerism at Rice

Donald Bowers ’91 really enjoys working with Rice students and takes every opportunity to do so. Whether as the president of the ARA, as a member of the R Association, or as vice president at the Houston Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, he actively tries to connect ...
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Volunteers rally peers to participate and surpass goals

The Rice Annual Fund Steering Committee partnered with Rice Annual Fund volunteers to help the Annual Fund — and the university — achieve an incredible 34.2 percent giving participation rate among undergraduate alumni in fiscal year 2015 (July 1, 2014–June 30, 2015), surpassing Rice’s goal of 32 percent participation ...
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RICE PARENT HAZEM MACHKHAS GIVES STUDENTS A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NEUROLOGIST

Tina Chu ’17 and Maya Ramy ’17 wanted to know what a career in neurology might look like for them. Thanks to Rice parent Hazem Machkhas, father to Youssef Machkhas ’18, Tina and Maya were able to experience a day in the life of a successful neurologist at an outpatient ...
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PURVEZ CAPTAIN ’93 CHAMPIONS RICE’S GRADUATE STUDENTS

In Norse mythology, Valhalla is a great hall where Odin receives the souls of heroes. At Rice, Valhalla is a great pub where mentors nurture the souls of graduate students. And some would call Purvez Captain ’93 a champion of Rice’s graduate students — a local Odin.
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