State of the U Archive
State of the U articles appear in illume magazine which is published twice a year.
State of the U: Connectivity
President Rochon confesses his fears, exposing his vulnerabilities. Read how this led him to a larger understanding.
State of the U: Legacy
President Ronald Rochon contemplates cigarette smoke rings and legacy.
State of the U: Activism
For Dr. Rochon, community activists are the heros and sheros of our community, nation and globe. Read his poignant perspective on the subject.
State of the U: Perseverance
President Ronald S. Rochon expresses his love for USI and his deep desire to keep the University open and operating in a safe manner.
State of the U: Assurance
When COVID-19 swept into the United States and threatened the safety and well-being of USI, Dr. Rochon took swift action and closed the campus.
State of the U: Perspective
When Dr. Rochon noticed a student struggling to get across campus, he went to assist her. In the course of their conversation he learned a lesson he wants everyone to consider.
State of the U: Education
Dr. Ronald S. Rochon speaks on the purpose and role of education in society.
State of the U: Introduction
USI's fourth president is a man of many facets.