Words of wisdom
U.S. Senator Jack Reed visited the Liston Campus to meet with students who've benefitted from federally-funded TRIO programs to help Rhode Islanders overcome barriers to completing their education.
Quite an honor
Librarian Ida McGhee earned the Black Caucus of the American Library Association Advocacy Award, given to those who advocate for access to library and information services to African Americans.
Return to form
For the first time since February of 2020, the CCRI Players will perform next week in front of a live audience with their 2021–22 season-opening adaptation of Lauren Gunderson’s I and You.
CCRI alumnus and former theater student Dan Garcia of Warwick is taking advantage of the opportunity of a lifetime this year working in his hometown as a member of The Gamm Theatre Fellowship Program.
Cream of the crop
Twelve seniors from North Providence High School will graduate this year with their associate degree from CCRI in addition to their high school diploma as part of the school’s first P-TECH cohort.
Gov. Daniel McKee officially signed the legislation to make the Rhode Island Promise scholarship program a permanent fixture at CCRI, influencing the futures of many soon-to-be high school graduates.
CCRI is one of only 27 two-year colleges to receive designation as a Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education by the U.S. Maritime Administration.
Building a connection
CCRI is one of seven community colleges nationwide to participate in the "Caring Campus Initiative" to increase student retention and success by improving their connectedness to the college.
Theater Adjunct Anthony Goes recently starred in a two-episode run of the longtime police drama Chicago P.D. as the antagonist in the next-to-last and final episodes of the show's eighth season.