Who's Who Humanitarian

Joyce L. Stevos, PhD

Title: Adjunct Professor
Company: Rhode Island College

Location: Providence, Rhode Island
United States


  • 1696 Historical Commission (member, appointed by Governor, 2015-2017)
  • Alpha Omega State of Rhode Island (2015-Present)
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
  • Delta Sigma Theta (treasurer, 1989-1991)
  • Fund for UCAP (board of directors, 2007-2012)
  • Heritage Harbor Foundation (board of directors, 2017-Present)
  • National Conference of Christians and Jews (program committee, trustee)
  • National Council for Social Studies (secretary, 1979-1980)
  • Providence Preservation Society (board of directors, 1991-1996)
  • Providence Public Library (board of trustees, 1992-1999)
  • Rhode Island 1663, (Colonial Charter Commission, 2012-2013)
  • Rhode Island Board of Education (council of elementary and secondary education, 2015-2017)
  • Rhode Island College Alumni Association (board of directors, 1990-1997)
  • Rhode Island College Foundation (trustee, 2018-Present)
  • Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame (board of directors, 2017-Present)
  • RI Black Heritage Society, president (2011-2015, 1989-1995)
  • Social Studies Supervisors Association (secretary, 1979-1980)
  • Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts Charter School (board president, 2009-2016)
  • Urban League of Rhode Island, Providence, RI (president, 1983-1987)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Inductee, Top Professional of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2021, 2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Inductee, Who’s Who of Professional Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2020, 2019)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2020 Celebration of the Humanities, Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (October, 2020)
  • Recipient, Charles B. Willard Award, Rhode Island College Alumni Association (2019)
  • Recipient, Living the Dream Award, Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission (2019)
  • Recipient, All Kids Award, Urban Collaborative Accelerated Program (UCAP) (2018)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Alumni Award, Classical High School, Providence, RI (2014)

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