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PPL Alum

PPL welcomes individuals from all walks of life and each has a unique story to tell — stories that illustrate the positive impact our library makes in the lives of those we serve. Stories that YOU make possible!
Meet some of our PPL Alum.

June Shin
I was first introduced to the Daniel Berkeley Updike Collection on the History of Print as a Rhode Island School of Design MFA student in professor and designer Cyrus Highsmith’s typeface design class.  Ever since, I have found a seemingly endless source for conducting my meticulous research and extremely detailed work, first as a student ...
Rene Payne
I was introduced to some of the current initiatives at PPL through PPL Board Member and friend Maria Goncalves. I have been actively connected to PPL recently through becoming a member of the PPL Conservator Society and as an active RISD alumni and Diversity Fellow (I completed the Fellowship last June) that has utilized the ...
Sen Kalaimani
My name is Senthilkumar Muthiyapillai Kalaimani, Sen, by my friends and students.  I was a Mechanical Engineer back in India. I came to the US as a dependent visa holder for a few years. After I finally got my work permit, I struggled to find a new job because there was a considerable work gap ...