Meg Ellis joined the Rhode Island staff in the summer of 2018 as a Media Relations Assistant. She currently serves as the primary contact for URI's rowing and swimming & diving teams.
Ellis interned with the media relations office for the 2017-2018 academic year. During this time, she served as the on-site media coordinator for the 2018 Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field Championships.
A 2018 URI graduate, Ellis was a four-year member of the Rhode Island women’s rowing team. During her time with the Rams, Ellis led the team to two Atlantic 10 titles and an Atlantic 10 record in the Varsity 4 boat her freshman year. A two-time A-10 All-Conference selection, she earned first team honors in the spring of 2018 after being named to the second team her junior season. In the spring of her senior year, Ellis was chosen as URI’s honoree for the 2018 Rhode Island Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women Distinguished Athlete of the Year and was also nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year.
Ellis was a two-time Academic All-Conference selection and graduated from URI’s honors program in May of 2018 with a degree in Public Relations and a minor in Leadership Studies. She also served as the President of URI SAAC for two years.