Ricardhy Grandoit attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice at Northeastern University in 2009. He is currently completing his final capstone for his Master’s Degree in Project Management and Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University and will graduate in June of 2015.
Grandoit’s professional background is deeply rooted in addressing and promoting social justice matters specific to cultural competency, diversity, and violence prevention through education. He has worked in the New York Public School system, various nonprofit organizations, and Northeastern University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion to support the University’s compliance of Title IX.
In his current role as Program Manager at the Center for the Study of Sport in Society, he has helped to develop curriculum and facilitate dialogue that promotes diversity and inclusion, anti-hazing, and gender-based violence prevention with various groups across the nation. He is well versed in the internationally recognized Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program and has facilitated the program with a number of groups including, but not limited to the following: teachers and administrative staff in various school districts, Student Tribal Members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gayhead Aquinnah, the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault, a number of Major League Baseball teams, the United States Army, the Boston Scholar Athletes Program staff, and many others.
Favorite Quote: “Failure is the condiment that gives success flavor.” Truman Capote