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Summer Rep returns to CCRI with Players' adaptation of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

Summer Rep returns to CCRI with Players' adaptation of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

July 17, 2024

The Community College of Rhode Island Players begin their 2024 Summer Repertory theater season tomorrow night at the Warwick Campus’ Bobby Hackett Theatre with a performance of one of William Shakespeare’s most revered works. 

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RI-INBRE collaborative continues to help CCRI students, faculty meet research goals

RI-INBRE collaborative continues to help CCRI students, faculty meet research goals

July 16, 2024

Thanks to a $21 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to continue funding Rhode Island’s premier biomedical research collaborative, the Community College of Rhode Island remains part of an exclusive network of colleges working to develop the next generation of biotechnology experts.

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Employee Spotlight: Leslie Filippelli-DiManna, DBA

Employee Spotlight: Leslie Filippelli-DiManna, DBA

July 12, 2024

Meet Leslie Filippelli-DiManna, DBA, CCRI's Interim Dean of Business, Science, Technology and Mathematics (BSTM), who's utilizing her knowledge in higher education and academia to bring new ideas to the college and help create a unique learning experience for students.

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CCRI to host Building Bridges: Connecting Education and Industry to Workforce Development on Aquidneck Island

CCRI to host Building Bridges: Connecting Education and Industry to Workforce Development on Aquidneck Island

July 10, 2024

The July 17 "Building Bridges" summit at CCRI's Newport County Campus will unite key industry players and employers from Aquidneck Island to address the current labor market and workforce training needs. 

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Financial Aid team earns prestigious national awards for service in higher education

Financial Aid team earns prestigious national awards for service in higher education

July 01, 2024

CCRI earned two prestigious awards this year from the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) at its annual National Conference for its work in the financial aid profession and higher education community.

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CCRI, Partnership for Rhode Island join forces to launch innovative work-based learning program

CCRI, Partnership for Rhode Island join forces to launch innovative work-based learning program

June 27, 2024

The college is collaborating with the Partnership for Rhode Island to join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Employer Provided Innovation Challenges (EPIC) Network, allowing students in communications and business programs to get hands-on experience working with statewide industry partners.

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Class of 2022 alum's

Class of 2022 alum's "hunger" for success helps launch a new wellness movement

June 26, 2024

East Providence, RI, native and Class of 2022 graduate Eddy Vieira is the brains behind brains behind Hunger Breeds Success and Success Loves Consistency, the motto of his recently-launched apparel brand and lifestyle movement that is making waves on social media.

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Theater professor Clement premiers next installment of his semi-autobiographical trilogy

Theater professor Clement premiers next installment of his semi-autobiographical trilogy

June 26, 2024

More than a year after launching his first original play, Theater professor and director Ted Clement is back with the second installment of his semi-autobiographical trilogy, The Other, written by Clement and directed by longtime colleague and CCRI alumnus David Valentin.

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Employee Spotlight: Maya Geraldo

Employee Spotlight: Maya Geraldo

June 19, 2024

With a nomination from Interim President Rosemary Costigan, Maya was recently honored as one of Providence Business News’ 40 Under Forty for 2024, an annual awards program that recognizes young leaders based on their career success and involvement within their communities.  

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Spring 2024 Dean's List

Spring 2024 Dean's List

June 03, 2024

Students enrolled in a degree program who have completed 12 credits with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher this semester with no grade lower than “C” are eligible for this scholastic honor.

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CCRI among Rhode Island schools supported by Ørsted's proposed $5.5M Starboard Wind project

CCRI among Rhode Island schools supported by Ørsted's proposed $5.5M Starboard Wind project

May 31, 2024

Rhode Island’s offshore wind leader Ørsted announced higher education grant commitments totaling $5.5 million as part of its proposed Starboard Wind project, including a proposed $2 million to the Community College of Rhode Island.

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CCRI launches its first Cannabis Training Program to meet workforce demands in fast-growing industry

CCRI launches its first Cannabis Training Program to meet workforce demands in fast-growing industry

May 29, 2024

With jobs in the cannabis industry nearly doubling in Rhode Island between 2022 and 2023, the Community College of Rhode Island is launching its eight-week Cannabis Training Program through the Division of Workforce Partnerships.

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Torsiello's 'beautiful life' leads her to the commencement stage as CCRI's 2024 student speaker

Torsiello's 'beautiful life' leads her to the commencement stage as CCRI's 2024 student speaker

May 15, 2024

Meet Marissa Torsiello, a 30-year-old West Hartford, CT, native and Providence, RI, resident, who will deliver this year's address to the Class of 2024 following a near-decade long journey through healthcare providers and hospitals while battling a rare genetic disorder that left her unable to pursue her college education.

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CCRI Foundation and Alumni Association elects two new members to its Board of Trustees

CCRI Foundation and Alumni Association elects two new members to its Board of Trustees

April 26, 2024

The CCRI Foundation and Alumni Association have elected Sergio Sousa, Regional Vice President of Marketing for Ballys Twin River Lincoln Casino Resort and Ballys Tiverton Casino & Hotel to the Alumni Association Assembly, and Rhode Island attorney, Rebecca E. Dupras, Esq., of Dupras Law, to the Board of Trustees.

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CCRI Players close out the semester with production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

CCRI Players close out the semester with production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

April 24, 2024

Written in 1967 by Clark Gesner, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a musical based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his comic strip Peanuts – a perfect opportunity for the Players to end the year on a light-hearted note following a stretch of heavy, thought-provoking performances dating back to 2021.

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Upcoming Events

Mar.
18

Global Wind Organization - Basic Safety Training - Ongoing

March 18, 2024 All Day

Flanagan Campus

Jul.
9

Introduction to the Cannabis Industry

July 9, 2024 8:00 AM - August 29, 2024 8:30 AM

Jul.
21

Virtual RI Promise Info Session

July 21, 2024 9:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Online

Jul.
23

CCRI Enrollment Days

July 23, 2024 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Liston Campus

Jul.
23

CCRI Pasta & FAFSA Completion Workshops

July 23, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Liston Campus

Jul.
25

CCRI Drop-in Registration Days

July 25, 2024 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

All Campuses

Jul.
26

Bi-weekly Leave Reports due by Midnight

July 26, 2024 All Day

Jul.
31

PSA 2024 Annual Performance Evaluations Due

July 31, 2024 All Day