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Faculty Innovation

There is evidence of innovation all around us. Look to Twitter, Google, and Facebook as examples. This innovative trend does not only apply to industry, but to higher education as well. To illustrate how we are traveling on the right path, there is a growing chorus of faculty who have taken initiative and can make the claim that innovation is alive and well at CCRI.

Assistant Professor, Brendan Britton

Brendan BrittonAssistant Professor Brendan Britton has been teaching two popular Astronomy courses at CCRI since 2009 noted for their emphasis on mathematical rigor. They more than just an Astronomy class: they introduce students to the science of large numbers, the subtlety of measurement, and the need for quantitative reasoning in their everyday life. [Read more]

Assistant Professor Emily Burns

Emily Burn's ClassFor the first time in history, more people live in cities than in rural areas. Rhode Island is no exception; most of its citizens, including CCRI students, live in urban or suburban neighborhoods. [Read more]

Associate Professor, Jim Salisbury

Jim SalisburyWith a limited number of public computers available for student use in the library, I saw a laptop lending program as an excellent way to provide an additional service to our students while promoting the library as a place to be. [Read more]

Associate Professor, Theodore Clement

Ted ClementCCRI Performing Arts Faculty Appointed To Leadership Position In Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival, Region 1. [Read more]

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Last Updated: 12/22/14