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    • Read moreCommencement broadcast - Public Access will air CCRI's commencement ceremony with a delayed broadcast from noon to 2 p.m. on May 30 on Cox Channel 15 and Verizon Channel 34. [See more commencement coverage]
    • Read moreAdding AEDs - CCRI is increasing the number of automated external defibrillators at its campuses and also putting them in places where the public can use them. [Read more]
    • Read morePraised for perseverance- Up in the robing rooms and hallways of the sixth floor, some members of the Class of 2015 shared a little about their stories before the 50th commencement ceremony. [Read more]
    • Read moreHonors Forum- The college recently recognized students who have completed projects in the Honors Program at an event featuring Professor Jack Every as keynote speaker. [Read more]
    • Read moreCCRI celebrates the Class of 2015 - Commencement speaker Bill Flanagan, son of the college's first president, encouraged the graduates to go forward and start building their next 50 years. [Read more]
    • Read moreAnna Sherman ’15 Diagnosed with ADHD in her teens, Anna will transfer to the University of Rhode Island after graduating with a 4.0 GPA and pursue neuropsychology “to help people the way that I was helped.” [Read more]
    • Read moreKeveon Gomera ’15 - After falling far behind at Classical High School, Keveon obtained his GED® credential and enrolled at CCRI, where he developed study skills and got a fresh start. His goal is a career in business and politics. [Read more]
    • Read moreLisa Marie Ewing ’15 This 48-year-old mother of three decided to pursue her dream of becoming a nurse after her daughter asked her, “Mom, you're always telling me to go to school – when are you going to get your degree?” [Read more]
    • Read moreSusanna Yim ’15 - With an increasingly unstable home life in her youth, Susanna had to move from house to house, sometimes staying with relatives or sleeping on friends’ couches. [Read more]
    • Read moreRosa DaLomba ’15 One of 11 children and the second to graduate from college, Rosa will spend the summer in her native Cape Verde connecting with her roots and delivering clothing, food and school supplies she has collected. [Read more]
    • Read moreAia Taguinod ’15 - An international student who left everything she knew in her native Philippines to come to the United States on her own, Aia is graduating with a perfect 4.0 GPA and will study computer science at Rhode Island College. [Read more]
    • Read moreGeorge Ossei ’15 - A Ghana native who is graduating with a 3.78 GPA, George hopes to put his business skills to work for nonprofit or NGO someday. “From the onset, I've taken my studies very seriously,” he said. [Read more]
    • Read moreLynn Wilson ’15 - Once a high school dropout, Lynn excelled in the challenging CCRI Nursing program. On the cusp of graduation, Wilson said it's still hard to believe that the fruits of her labor are truly paying off. [Read more]
    • Read moreKristen Sutton ’15 - “CCRI was exactly what I was looking for,” says this General Studies major who is graduating with a 3.93 GPA. Kristen, an Honors Program graduate, will continue her study of psychology at a four-year university.[Read more]
    • Read moreAlexander Jimenez ’15 - After a sub-par performance in high school, Alexander wanted to be the first in his family to graduate from college. “When I have a family of my own, I want to be able to say I accomplished this."[Read more]
    • Read moreAllison Contillo ’15 - CCRI’s New Century Scholar, who is graduating with a 3.81 GPA, overcame an eating disorder and hopes to open a wellness center after she graduates from Johnson & Wales University. [Read more]
    • Read moreOscar Pacheco ’15 - After graduating from the Health Care Interpreter Certificate program, Oscar will put his fluency in many languages to use helping patients and their families. [Read more]
    • Read moreClass of 2015 student speaker - Elizabeth Husted had a failed start at college that left her fearful of returning to the classroom. Now she is graduating with a degree in General Business and will attend Bryant University this fall. [Read more]
    • Read moreInternational research fellow - Assistant Professor Ricardo Rivera of the Art Department has spent much of the last year working as one of five artists participating in Ars Contemporaneous Alpinus in Switzerland. [Read more]
    • Read moreHonored for printmaking work - Lucas Hearne '10, now studying at the University of Rhode Island, was one of 11 finalists selected from a pool of 460 artists worldwide to receive recognition from The Print Center in Philadelphia. [Read more]
    • Read moreServing the community - Hundreds of students, staff and faculty members fanned out across the state for the ninth annual Community Service Day, assisting nine nonprofits on a cold, rainy day. [Read more]
    • Read moreProfessional development - CCRI celebrated its 13th annual Professional Development Day with a State of the College address, dozens of workshops and the premiere of a documentary about the college's early years. [Read more]
    • Read moreCelebrating our alumni - Nearly 650 attended a sold-out event on March 26 honoring the college's 64,000 alumni and recognizing 26 men and women who have distinguished themselves personally and professionally. [Read more]
    • Read moreNew veterinary assistant program - CCRI's Center for Workforce and Community Education will begin offering a new program in March to prepare students to work in veterinary offices, animal hospitals and shelters. [Read more]
    • Read moreCCRI Day - Gov. Lincoln Chafee helped the college celebrate its 50th anniversary year by proclaiming Wednesday, Nov. 12, CCRI Day in Rhode Island with a ceremony at the State House. [Read more]
Last Updated: 9/12/14