Community College of Rhode Island

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News & Events
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      Success on and off the green - Recent CCRI graduate Chris Lussier, who won Unified Team gold in the Special Olympics this summer, said his experience as a student-athlete helped him persevere and earn his certificate in hopes of working in the hospitality field. [Read more]

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      Honored in his field - Assistant Professor David Vito is being recognized for his dedication to bioscience education and advocacy with Tech Collective's Community Leader Award. [Read more]

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      Initiative leads to internship - When student Chinda Thongvilay saw a flier about a “hackathon” this summer, it was the beginning of his work to help a startup virtual reality software creator with its marketing efforts. [Read more]
    • AvedisianWarwick mayor salutes CCRI In a Providence Journal commentary, Mayor Scott Avedisian, who serves as honorary chairman of the college’s 50th anniversary celebration, highlights the institution’s impact on the community. [Read more]

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      Accepted to RIIFF - "The Outside of Life," a short film two former CCRI students who transferred to URI wrote and directed, was selected to be shown at the Rhode Island International Film Festival in August. [Read more]
    • Read moreHelping students complete degrees - The college has introduced two new programs, Second Chance and Finish Now, to assist students who have stopped progressing toward earning their degree or certificate. [Read more]
    • Read moreGrad receives tool kit - Leisha Torres recently was presented with the Westward tool kit she received as part of the $2,000 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship she was awarded. [Read more]
    • Read moreVisit from the governor - Gov. Lincoln Chafee shared stories from his career – from constitutional convention delegate to mayor to U.S. senator to governor – with students in a political science class in Lincoln. [Read more]
    • Read moreFinding a new beginning - After a cancer diagnosis, Christopher Becote decided to do something he always wanted – attend CCRI, where he is now working toward a career in computer networking. [Read more]
    • Read moreNew articulation agreement - A new Direct Connect program between CCRI and American International College will help students make a seamless transfer to the Springfield, Massachusetts, institution. [Read more]
    • Read moreCCRI receives federal grant - The $2.5 million grant will fund pathways in advanced manufacturing, in which computers design components and control machines. Demand for these skills is expected to be high over the next decade. [Read more]
    • Read moreInspirational message - "Keep in mind the ability you have to influence someone's recovery through your careers," Boston Marathon bombing victim Heather Abbott told graduates of CCRI's Physical Therapist Assistant program. [Read more]
    • Read moreNew security feature - Emergency light stations that connect to the CCRI Campus Police have been installed at the Flanagan Campus in Lincoln and the Liston Campus in Providence. [Read more]
    • Read moreFirst in the country - The CCRI Alumni Association has partnered with Alex and Ani to create the first-ever community college wire charm bangle in the country. Sales will support scholarships and book awards for students. [Read more]
Last Updated: 10/31/13