Governor Chafee proclaims CCRI Day
In honor of CCRI's 50th anniversary, Gov. Lincoln Chafee declared Nov. 12, 2014, CCRI Day in Rhode Island at a ceremony held at the Rhode Island State House. The governor read the proclamation and speakers included Commissioner of Postsecondary Education Jim Purcell, Board of Education Chairwoman Eva Marie Mancuso, Chairman of the Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education Michael Bernstein, Johnston Mayor Joe Polisena and alumna Sondra Pitts '66. City and town halls across the state also rang bells four times at noon in honor of the four main CCRI campuses.