Community College of Rhode Island

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    • Read moreWeek At College - A new collaborative effort brought area high school seniors to each of the four campuses for small, specialized guidance sessions that included an informative and engaging program. [Read more]
    • Read moreServing the community - Hundreds of students, staff and faculty members fanned out across the state for the ninth annual Community Service Day, assisting nine nonprofits on a cold, rainy day. [Read more]
    • Read moreProfessional development - CCRI celebrated its 13th annual Professional Development Day with a State of the College address, dozens of workshops and the premiere of a documentary about the college's early years. [Read more]
    • Read moreCelebrating our alumni - Nearly 650 attended a sold-out event on March 26 honoring the college's 64,000 alumni and recognizing 26 men and women who have distinguished themselves personally and professionally. [Read more]
    • Read moreTraveling exhibition coming to Warwick - “Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War” a panel display commemorating the American Civil War sesquicentennial, will be on display at the Knight Campus from March 25 to May 1. [Read more]
    • Read moreGot snow? Make art - Students have turned an open space at the Knight Campus into an art project by carving a Fibonacci spiral into the snow. [Read more]
    • Read moreCareer Pathways reunion- Past attendees of the free, noncredit Career Pathways for the 21st Century program recently gathered to network, share their stories and tell how the program has helped them find a new direction. [Read more]
    • Read moreRemembering a colleague and friend - Members of the college community and others gathered to share stories in a celebration of Dean Maureen McGarry's life and her long commitment to health sciences education. [Read more]
    • Read moreTheater awards - Brayam Renovales won a national award for properties design and the CCRI Players’ technical crew received a regional merit award at the recent Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival. [Read more]
    • 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: 4/17/15