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    • Read moreRenowned researcher to speak - For more than 50 years, developmental psychologist Dr. Lewis P. Lipsitt has worked to unlock the mysteries of the infant brain. He will be the keynote speaker at the April 30 Honors Forum. [Read more]
    • Read more'Six Degrees of Respect' - The CCRI Players will present a student-directed production featuring six 10-minute plays from Thursday to Sunday at the Liston Campus. [Read more]
    • Read moreScience of happiness - The Flanagan Campus Psychology Club will welcome Catherine Sanderson, professor of psychology at Amherst College, to campus April 28. [Read more]
    • Read moreRepresenting CCRI - Three Honors Program students were selected after a competitive application process to present their honors projects at  the National Regional Honors Council Conference in New York this month. [Read more]
    • Read morePens second novel - Dr. Karen Petit, coordinator of CCRI's Writing Center, will introduce her new novel, "Mayflower Dreams," at book-signing events at all four campuses this month. [Read more]
    • Read moreNamed New Century Scholar - CCRI student Anthony Pierno, a Paralegal Studies major who aspires to earn a law degree, is Rhode Island's Coca-Cola New Century Scholar for 2014. [Read more]
    • Read moreLearning to be playmakers - Steve Gross, founder and chief playmaker of the Life is good Kids Foundation, presented an inspirational message to hundreds of faculty and staff at Professional Development Day March 28. [Read more]
    • Read moreCCRI volunteers aid community - Students, staff and faculty assisted nonprofit agencies from Woonsocket to Westerly during the college's eighth annual Community Service Day on March 25. [Read more]
    • Read moreChosen for leadership program - CCRI student veterans Michael Steiner and Chad McFarlane are two of 20 who were tapped to join New Leaders Council of Rhode Island, a competitive leadership program. [Read more]
    • Read moreDirectorial debut - CCRI Theatre major Bob Macaux will co-direct a documentary film about the history of the Joseph Ladd Center in Exeter and how individuals with developmental disabilities were treated there. [Read more]
    • Read moreNamed 'Industry Champions' - A team from CCRI took first place in a the Glo-Bus Business Simulation project in which students managed all aspects – from production to finance to marketing – of a digital camera company. [Read more]
    • Read moreHelping students succeed - CCRI's mentoring program has helped student Leasajo Hall find her way at the college and has given her the confidence to pursue her higher education dreams. [Read more]
    • Read moreCareer change - Dante Sciarra, whose Nursing class celebrated graduation at a pinning ceremony last week, is ready to start his new career after decades of dancing, including in Broadway shows. [Read more]
    • Read moreStudent overcomes health challenges to pursue dream - Experiencing and recovering from a stroke strengthened student Tracy Accaoui's resolve to start a new career in the nursing field. [Read more]
    • Read moreIn high demand - Graduates of CCRI's Chemical Technology program, which offers a certificate and an associate degree, have a nearly 100 percent placement rate at local companies. [Read more]
    • Read moreStudents assist MIT researchers - Biology students recently took part in a climate adaptation workshop where they were asked to role play local officials and community leaders dealing with a flooding situation. [Read more]
    • Read moreAlumna oversees Alex and Ani's national expansion - Susan Soares, vice president of retail operations at the Rhode Island-based jewelry company, says CCRI helped her discover her passion and advance her career. [Read more]
Last Updated: 4/21/14