Eric Schmigle

Eric Schmigle

Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

BS in Criminal Justice, Roger Williams University
MS in Criminology, Roger Williams University

Twitter: RWU_Eric
Phone: 401-254-3144

Territory: NJ/NY

Where are you originally from? York, ME

Where did you attend college? Roger Williams University

Where do you live now? Watertown, MA

What’s your favorite aspect of working at RWU? Traveling the east coast and informing the guidance community, students and parents about RWU.

How long have you been with RWU? October of 2010

What’s your favorite:

  • Book – Into Thin Air – By Jon Krakauer
  • Band – I can’t choose just one band! Anything but country
  • Movie – Goonies
  • Thing to do in the summer, fall, winter & spring – Hit the beach in Newport, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, and Skiing in ME, NH and VT!!
  • Weekend activity in RI – Kayaking in Mt. Hope Bay
  • Vacation spot – Charleston, SC
  • Cheap eats – Spike’s Junkyard Dogs in Providence

If you could take a trip or live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Anywhere in Europe

If you could be anything you want when you grow up, what would you be? Olympic Athlete

What’s something not many people know about you? I have traveled most of the United States, but I have never had a chance to travel outside the country.

If you could give one piece of advice to the incoming freshman class, what would it be? The best advice I can offer is to make sure to visit all the colleges where you plan to apply. The visit to the school is often very important and helps you learn if that university is right for you.

What else are you involved in, on or off-campus? Currently training for my first ever half marathon in NYC!!

What’s your favorite RWU memory? When I was a student here I always enjoyed Spring Weekend. There was always plenty of live music, fun activities and good barbecue

Any favorite quotes? You got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there.” Yogi Berra