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New: Study Abroad Information Sessions - For times & dates, please click here
The CCRI Summer Program in Italy gives participants a unique opportunity to explore the artistic, intellectual and cultural traditions of Umbria and nearby regions. Information sessions about the Program will be on Monday, February 24 and Monday, March 24 at the Warwick Campus in Room 6114 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. For further information, please contact Professor Mansella at email@example.com or (401) 825-2011. For brochure, please click here. (PDF file*)
New: Expand your Horizons: Studying Abroad in Mexico, Summer 2014
Two-week option: June 7 - 21; June 21-July 5 | Four-week option June 7 - July 5 - The Community College of Rhode Island offers a language and culture immersion program in the beautiful city of Oaxaca, Mexico, hosted by the University of Oaxaca. The school features a relaxed atmosphere and includes a spacious library, computer lab and comfortable classroom space. Please note: Deadline for payment May 1, 2014. Course Pre-Registration Form; Housing Form (PDF file* ) For brochure, please click here. (PDF file*) For further information, please contact Dr. Hossiri Godo-Solo.
Have you ever thought about learning a foreign language?
Explore our Foreign Language Concentration and begin with our Basic Spoken or Elementary language classes. For more information please contact Dr. Deborah Notarianni-Girard, Chair at (401) 825-2254 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. [View available courses]
Do you qualify for Intermediate Courses?
If you are continuing the language you began in high school (having studied it for 2 or more years), or if you have studied the language in college for 1 year, you should enroll in the Intermediate level classes. You will need an override slip to do so which is a simple step. Please contact Dr. Deborah Notarianni-Girard, Chair of the Foreign Language Department for the override slip. She can be reached by phone at (401) 825-2254 or by e-mail at email@example.com. If you have completed the Elementary II language courses at CCRI, this qualifies you to continue on to the more advanced courses at the Intermediate Level.
Dr. Notarianni-Girard, Department Chair, advocates for foreign language education as one of 56 chosen to serve as a member of the sixth Rhode Island Language Summit, which is part of the "Roadmap to National Language Excellence" federal initiative. [Read more]
Health Care Interpreter Certificate Program - PDF file* - The Health Care Interpreter certificate program is a two-semester program that prepares an assistant level practitioner for the health care community. [Learn more]
Former CCRI Student receives Gilman Scholarship to study in China - When RIC student Nicole Bush decided she wanted to spend some time away from Rhode Island, she wasn’t thinking about a trip to the Poconos. Bush, a RIC junior majoring in anthropology, will study in China during the spring semester after being awarded a $3,500 Gilman Scholarship. [Read more]
Foreign Language Concentration - Students who enroll in the Liberal Arts Program may select an area of study in which to concentrate. Learn more about the Foreign Language Concentration: Foreign Language Concentration Brochure -PDF file*
Happiness and Compassion Go Hand in Hand - The Importance of a Liberal Arts Education PDF file* - Why are the citizens of wealthy Singapore so unhappy? A recent Gallup poll of nearly 150,000 people around the world revealed that the residents of Singapore are the saddest population on the planet. [Learn more]
Why learn another language? - A foreign language concentration provides students with the opportunity to learn skills that are applicable across a wide range of career fields. Learning a language helps students round out their skills and widens their possibilities in the global economy. [Read more]
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