News and Events 2020
Seizing the moment
Attending college seemed impossible at times for Providence's Cesar Vasquez Arita, but the aspiring computer engineer is pursuing his education thanks to the Rhode Island Promise scholarship.
Voice of the youth
First-year Rhode Island Promise scholar Halima Ibrahim used poetry to cope with a debilitating childhood illness and is now imparting her wisdom on her peers as the state's Youth Poetry Ambassador.
Sky's the limit
Driven by a love of technology, first-year Computer Science major John Samos of Cranston is living his dream of pursuing a career in a thriving industry through the Rhode Island Promise scholarship.
A perfect fit
Motivated by her passion for learning all she can, Rhode Island Promise scholar and first-year CCRI student Cara Burgess of Coventry excels academically while exploring multiple career possibilities.
Brandee Trotter, a third-generation sailor and first-generation college student, traveled the world with the U.S. Navy, but is now following her true calling in pursuit of a nursing career at CCRI.