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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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Broadway tour members visit Providence Campus next week to discuss life on the road

Broadway tour members visit Providence Campus next week to discuss life on the road

April 17, 2024

Students interested in a career in performing arts will have a unique opportunity next week to learn about life on the road from two well-traveled industry experts, Jay Carey and Christopher DeAngelis from the Broadway musical Company, during a free Q&A session at CCRI’s Providence Campus Theatre on Wednesday, April 24 at 4 pm.

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First cohort of trainees graduates CCRI's GWO-certified Basic Safety Training program

First cohort of trainees graduates CCRI's GWO-certified Basic Safety Training program

April 11, 2024

Thirty-nine local residents are the first to complete the Global Wind Organisation (GWO)-certified Basic Safety Training curriculum at the state’s only offshore wind safety training center and are prepared to continue building fulfilling careers in America’s fast-growing offshore wind sector.

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Class of 2022 grad Tavares gains acceptance into prestigious Juilliard School to pursue acting

Class of 2022 grad Tavares gains acceptance into prestigious Juilliard School to pursue acting

April 01, 2024

Less than a year after wrapping up a life-changing fellowship with The Gamm Theatre, 22-year-old Pawtucket, RI, native and Class of 2022 graduate Eddy Tavares is one of only a small percentage of applications who were accepted into Juilliard's four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program in Drama beginning in the Fall of 2024.

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Unwilling to give up her dream, New Century Scholar Grace pursues a career in Archaeology

Unwilling to give up her dream, New Century Scholar Grace pursues a career in Archaeology

March 28, 2024

After an on-again, off-again journey to further her education, West Warwick, RI, native Kelly Grace earned the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society's 2024 New Century Transfer Scholarship for the state of Rhode Island, awarding her $2,250 toward her pursuit of a career in Archaeology.

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CCRI earns Military Friendly® School designation for the third year in a row

CCRI earns Military Friendly® School designation for the third year in a row

March 27, 2024

The Community College of Rhode Island has been named a 2024–25 Military Friendly® School by VIQTORY, a data-driven military company that helps connect the military community to civilian employment.

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Insurance training grad makes investment in herself to break into a satisfying new career

Insurance training grad makes investment in herself to break into a satisfying new career

March 26, 2024

Dorchester, MA, native and current Johnston, RI, resident Shamika Lyte initially worked in the construction industry fresh out of high school, but, thanks to CCRI's free Property and Casualty Insurance certification program, has found new life in a career that keeps her on her toes.

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Social Sciences professor McCormack continues work to teach year-round inclusivity at CCRI

Social Sciences professor McCormack continues work to teach year-round inclusivity at CCRI

March 20, 2024

While February is known for the celebration of Black History Month and June is synonymous with Pride Month, among others, Suzanne McCormack works every day to ensure her students understand the importance of inclusivity and diversity while integrating such topics into her teachings throughout the year.

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Budding artist and Promise scholar uses newfound ability to earn South Coast grant

Budding artist and Promise scholar uses newfound ability to earn South Coast grant

March 19, 2024

Jonathan Colombo, a second-year Rhode Island Promise scholar and Fine Arts major with a concentration in Art, was recently named the South Coast Artists' 2024 Youth Grant Award of Merit recipient – one of several grants awarded annually to motivated high school and college students under the age of 21 to explore their artistic potential beyond the everyday classroom setting.

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Upcoming Events

Mar.
18

Global Wind Organization - Basic Safety Training - Ongoing

March 18, 2024 All Day

Flanagan Campus

Mar.
23

Motorcycle Rider Education - Ongoing

March 23, 2024 All Day

May.
20

Securities Industry Essentials (SIE)

May 20, 2024 All Day

Jun.
24

Finals week for Session I classes

June 24, 2024 All Day

Jun.
25

CCRI Enrollment Days

June 25, 2024 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Flanagan Campus

Jun.
25

CCRI Pasta & FAFSA Completion Workshops

June 25, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Newport County Campus

Jun.
27

CCRI Enrollment Days

June 27, 2024 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Knight Campus

Jun.
28

Bi-weekly Leave Reports due by Midnight

June 28, 2024 All Day