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Richy Cains

Admission Counselor

Richy Cains

Richy grew up in Northwestern Indiana in the small sliver of the state in Central Time Zone. He attended La Lumiere School in LaPorte, Indiana, an incredible high school he hopes to work with in the future. In high school, Richy occupied his time with baseball, Science Olympiad, volunteering, and student government.

Richy attended Colgate University, a small liberal arts university in Upstate New York, majoring in Anthropology and minoring in Film and Media Studies. As a Colgate student, Richy learned the importance of the liberal arts education in shaping future global leaders. At Colgate, Richy led a group of volunteer tutors, sparking his interest to stay in the education system after graduation. During his junior year, he spent a semester abroad in Manchester, UK, immersing himself in English culture and society as a temporary student at the University of Manchester.As the Admission Counselor for Multicultural Recruitment, Richy’s primary commitment is promoting diversity and inclusion on DePauw’s campus. DePauw’s dedication to liberal arts and its students inspired Richy to become a part of the university’s community. Richy is excited to be a part of the DePauw community and contribute to the university’s advocacy of its students and the liberal arts experience.


Colgate University, ‘18, Bachelor of Arts, Major: Anthropology, Minor: Film and Media Studies