Through the Years


Read more.Tetzner turns CCRI education into successful business career

The oldest of six children, Carl Tetzner was the first in his family to go to college, earning his associate degree in Liberal Arts as part of the first graduating class of Rhode Island Junior College in 1966. Read more


Read moreGemma: Education is key in state’s economic recovery

Despite being one of the state’s most recognizable names in business, Larry Gemma ’77 freely shares a surprising fact about his work history: He has never applied for a job in his life. Read more


Read moreChaput says CCRI prepared her to succeed in business

Where Eileen Breslin Chaput sits now – in a cozy office overlooking the sales floor of Wickford Appliance & Lighting’s Pawtucket location – is a long way from where she imagined when she dreamed of working in early childhood education. Read more


Read moreNorberg: CCRI is preparing students for technology careers

Rick Norberg ’94, president of Atrion SMB, an information technology services company headquartered in Warwick, has always been the type to keep his plate full. Read more


Read moreSullivan says CCRI helped her build foundation for child care/preschool business

Deborah Sullivan ’00 has always had a full life, working two jobs in banking and management as well as raising a family and fostering children with her husband, Edward. But when doctors found a tumor after she had been in a car accident, she knew it was time to make a change. Read more