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News & Events
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    • 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: 10/31/13