Community College of Rhode Island

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    • Read moreOvercoming pediatric stroke - After scoring two goals in a hockey game, student Jamie Coyle collapsed from a stroke at age 12. She tells her story and talks about years of rehabilitation in a new memoir. [Read more]
    • Read moreStackable credentials - With nearly 40 certificate programs available, many students are finding flexible options for entering new fields or sharpening their skills with their eyes on advancement. [Read more]
    • Read moreReflecting on a long career - Americo "Rick" Ottaviano, CCRI's first director of Community Services now retired for nearly two decades, was instrumental in creating many popular noncredit and credit programs. [Read more]
    • Read moreNew veterinary assistant program - CCRI's Center for Workforce and Community Education will begin offering a new program in March to prepare students to work in veterinary offices, animal hospitals and shelters. [Read more]
    • Read moreRunner overcomes obstacles - CCRI's Joe Gareri, a deaf-student athlete, relies on his discipline and tenacity to help him succeed in the classroom and on the track and cross country teams. [Read more]
    • Read moreNew book - Professor Roberta Mudge Humble's latest offering is a book of puzzles, word jumbles and games called "Rhode Island for the Native & the Naïve." [Read more]
    • Read moreDistance learning provides flexibility - Students whose work and family obligations prevent them from coming to campus as frequently as they would like can supplement their course loads through distance learning. [Read more]
    • Read moreCCRI Day - Gov. Lincoln Chafee helped the college celebrate its 50th anniversary year by proclaiming Wednesday, Nov. 12, CCRI Day in Rhode Island with a ceremony at the State House. [Read more]
    • Read moreHoneybee hobby - After a day of teaching in the Physical Therapist Assistant program at the Newport County Campus, Professor Martha Vigneault goes home to 30,000 fuzzy, buzzing tenants in two hives she keeps. [Read more]
    • Read moreA year of entertainment - From a rededication of CCRI's Bobby Hackett Theater to plays, musical performances and visits from special guest artists, this academic year is a busy one for the Performing Arts Department. [Read more]
Last Updated: 1/29/15