"CCRI students and alumni demonstrate perseverance every day by achieving personal and professional goals no matter what- for us, that's GRIT."
-Toni McGuire '75, President Alumni Association
Ret. President CEO, Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center
We are 80,000 alumni strong, and we are at the center of Rhode Island’s economy as entrepreneurs and business leaders; nurses and healthcare professionals; educators and community changemakers. The largest community college in New England, we are also on a path to be the best. While each of us has our own CCRI story, we are connected by shared experience, drive and opportunity. Today’s students are finding their own path, and you, our alumni, have paved the way for their success.
Our Alumni Association is led by a dedicated group of volunteers, our Alumni Association Assembly. This group works closely with CCRI's Foundation Board of Trustees, President Hughes, and our Foundation team to build programs and experiences that invigorate and enliven our student, alumni and state experience – with a goal to provide critical resources for CCRI students and alumni.
- Antonia G.McGuire MPH '75, President
Ret. President and CEO
Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center
- Thomas W. Quinlan Jr. '96, Treasurer
Vice President, Commercial Lending
- Sondra V. Pitts '66, Secretary
Alumni Association Assembly
- Ezenwayi Amaechi Ph.D. '03
Johnson & Wales University
- Senator Sandra Cano '04
RI Senator, District 8
AVP Community Development
Navigant Credit Union
- Candida Castillo D.D.S. '94
Aesthetic Dental Studio of Rhode Island
- Kathleen Charbonneau '83
Vice President, Director of Community Relations
- David Chy '13
- Ana Cruz RPSGT, CCT '92
Registered Polysomnographic Technologist
- Jason Doyle '10
Assistant Vice President, Portfolio Manager
- Lawrence Gemma '77
Gem Plumbing & Heating Inc.
- Sharen Gleckman '80
Ret. Providence School Department
- Davila Jackley '20
Liston Campus Student President
- Jennie Johnson '97
City Year Providence
- Malida Khim '17
Coordinator, Diversity & Inclusion
- Joshua Klemp '04
- Andrew Lee '20
Knight Campus Student President
- Mariela Lucaj '18
Rhode Island Hospital
- Lisa Miranda '02
Director of Operations and Marketing
PJM Home Inspections
- Marjorie H. Martiesian '66
Ret. Providence School Teacher
- Lou Saccoccio Jr '68
General Council, URI
- David P. Tikoian '89
Chief of Police
North Providence Police
- Kinzel Thomas '10
Family Service of Rhode Island
- Pieter Van Sciver '00
Director, Program Quality and Delivery, Employment Placement
- Jeffrey Wright Jr. '08
Scholar Support Specialist
Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy
Ex-Officio Assembly Members
- Robert G. Gondola
Vice President, Institutional Advancement and College Relations
Community College of Rhode Island
- Meghan Hughes Ph.D.
Community College of Rhode Island
Your Gift to our Alumni Annual Fund Supports:
Alumni Association Book Award
Provides financial support for books and supplies to students, enrolled in a degree or certificate program at CCRI. Eligible students have successfully completed 12 credits at CCRI with a minimum GPA of 2.5
Alumni Association Scholarship
Supports students engaged in college and community activities with financial aid. Eligible students have successfully completed more than 30 credits at CCRI and have a 2.5 GPA or higher.
Alumni Special Circumstances Fund
Support a student through unexpected financial emergencies.
Make a gift today here.
CCRI Alumni Association Benefits
On Campus Facilities and Services:
Library Access- Bring your Rhode Island license or a picture ID for the use of the resources available
at any CCRI library. This includes borrowing privileges.
Knight Campus and Flanagan Campus Field House Fitness Center, gymnasium and pool- Bring the address label from your Green & White magazine for admission, or contact
the Alumni Office.
Are you interested in connecting with CCRI alumni and students? Our Alumni Association members bring their energy, enthusiasm and skills to support our Foundation fundraising and engagement efforts in support of CCRI students. Email us at [email protected] to learn more about our volunteer opportunities.