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Secretary of Education Cardona visits CCRI to advocate for more statewide CTE training

Secretary of Education Cardona visits CCRI to advocate for more statewide CTE training

February 21, 2024

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona visited the Community College of Rhode Island’s Warwick Campus today to discuss the need for more career pathways and career and technical education (CTE) programming and apprenticeships, especially in Latino communities, as part of Joe Biden’s President Joe Biden's Investing in America Tour, aimed to demonstrate how President Biden is delivering for underrepresented or minoritized communities across the country. 

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CCRI teams with city of Providence to host the 2024 Pell Lecture Series

CCRI teams with city of Providence to host the 2024 Pell Lecture Series

February 14, 2024

CCRI is teaming with Providence Mayor Brett P. Smiley and the Providence Department of Art, Culture and Tourism to host for the first time the 2024 Pell Lecture Series, set to take place Thursday, March 7 at the Liston Auditorium in Providence.

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CCRI appoints new CIO, Director of Enterprise Applications to IT division

CCRI appoints new CIO, Director of Enterprise Applications to IT division

February 12, 2024

The college has announced the hiring of James Bradley as the new Chief Information Officer and Rajeev Jayadeva as its Director of Enterprise Applications.

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Black History Month 2024

Black History Month 2024

February 05, 2024

February marks Black History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions of Black Americans in this country and acknowledge the lasting achievements of the people of the African diaspora who have shaped American history.

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Fall 2023 Dean's List

Fall 2023 Dean's List

February 01, 2024

The Community College of Rhode Island announces its Fall 2023 Dean's List. 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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Nursing professor Furtado named new Assistant Dean of Nursing

Nursing professor Furtado named new Assistant Dean of Nursing

January 24, 2024

Assistant Professor Lisa Furtado, a member of the college community since 2019, has been appointed Assistant Dean of Assistant Dean of Nursing.

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A life-changing decision helps CCRI grad earn her dream career in Process Technology

A life-changing decision helps CCRI grad earn her dream career in Process Technology

January 09, 2024

After earning her certification through CCRI's free Division of Workforce Partnerships Process Technology program in 2021, Providence, RI, native Shakira Juliao is living out her new dream as a Manufacturing Associate for Amgen.

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With compassion as a priority, Spirito wins prestigious PTA award

With compassion as a priority, Spirito wins prestigious PTA award

January 08, 2024

With an emphasis on teaching compassion and the art of building trust among clients, Toni Spirito – now an adjunct professor and Rehab Lab Coordinator for CCRI’s Rehabilitative Health Programs – earned the 2023 Rhode Island American Physical Therapy Association (RIAPTA) Zelia Celona Award.

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At 90 years young, Warwick's Tortolani earns her long-awaited associate degree

At 90 years young, Warwick's Tortolani earns her long-awaited associate degree

December 13, 2023

On May 16 at the Amica Mutual Pavilion, Tortolani will cross the commencement stage at 90 years young to receive her associate degree from the Community College of Rhode Island, ending an inspiring, life-changing journey that began rather unexpectedly more than a decade ago.

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Fragility of faith, morality come to life in Players' production of Hand to God

Fragility of faith, morality come to life in Players' production of Hand to God

December 06, 2023

The Community College of Rhode Island Players close out the first half of their 2023–24 theater season this weekend with a production of Hand to God, an irreverent, dark comedy that touches upon themes of death, depression, religion, and the battle between good and evil through the lens of a crude sock puppet.

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CCRI, RI Latino Artists come together to celebrate Latinx culture

CCRI, RI Latino Artists come together to celebrate Latinx culture

November 24, 2023

In celebration of Hispanic heritage and its Latinx students, the Community College of Rhode Island is hosting “A Celebration of Latinx Culture” Wednesday, November 29 from 4–5:45 pm at CCRI’s Liston Campus in Providence featuring artwork and special presentations from members of Rhode Island Latino Arts, the state’s leading nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to the promotion, advancement, development, and cultivation of Latino arts.

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CCRI, U.S. Department of Energy teaming up to help Rhode Island manufacturers

CCRI, U.S. Department of Energy teaming up to help Rhode Island manufacturers

November 20, 2023

CCRI’s efforts to assist local businesses with energy savings is getting a major boost thanks to the Biden Administration selecting CCRI as one of seventeen new Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC) nationwide.

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Off The Cuff: Becka Carroll

Off The Cuff: Becka Carroll

November 17, 2023

Assistant Director of Brand Marketing & Advertising Becka Carroll, who recently earned her MPA from the University of Rhode Island, is working overtime as the Co-Director of the Buy Nothing Day Coat Exchange and a 2023–24 Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) Fellow. 

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CCRI, Gov. McKee, and state leaders celebrate opening of offshore wind safety training center

CCRI, Gov. McKee, and state leaders celebrate opening of offshore wind safety training center

November 16, 2023

Governor Dan McKee and Speaker Joseph Shekarchi today joined CCRI’s Interim President Dr. Rosemary Costigan, Revolution Wind's joint-venture partners Ørsted and Eversource, along with Rhode Island state agencies and labor organizations, for a “topping-off” ceremony of the state’s first offshore wind safety training center at the Lincoln Campus.

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First-Generation Spotlight: Digna Arias

First-Generation Spotlight: Digna Arias

November 10, 2023

CCRI’s own Digna Arias, a One-Stop Student Services Office Manager who has worked 13 years at the college, is one of many first-generation students who took advantage of CCRI’s vast resources while earning her associate degree in 2012.

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Upcoming Events

Feb.
5

Test Event

February 5, 2024 4:00 PM - February 26, 2024 4:30 PM

Knight Campus

Feb.
19

Add period for enrolled students (late start)

February 19, 2024 All Day

Feb.
19

Drop period for enrolled students (late start)

February 19, 2024 All Day

Feb.
21

Black Health and Wellness

February 21, 2024 11:00 AM - February 27, 2024 1:00 PM

Liston Campus

Feb.
21

Virtual High School Info Session

February 21, 2024 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Online

Feb.
22

Celebrating Black Music and Artists

February 22, 2024 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Liston Campus

Feb.
22

Women's basketball vs. Massasoit

February 22, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Knight Campus