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Alumni Association

"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.

We invite you to to reconnect and engage with CCRI. Follow our Alumni Association of Facebook and join our LinkedIn group today.

Alumni Association Officers

  • 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
    HarborOne Bank

  • Sondra V. Pitts '66, Secretary
    Ret. Teacher

Alumni Association Assembly

  • Ezenwayi Amaechi Ph.D. '03
    Assistant Professor
    Johnson & Wales University

  • Senator Sandra Cano '04
    RI Senator, District 8
    AVP Community Development
    Navigant Credit Union

  • Candida Castillo D.D.S. '94
    Dentist
    Aesthetic Dental Studio of Rhode Island

  • Kathleen Charbonneau '83
    Vice President, Director of Community Relations
    BankNewport

  • David Chy '13
    Associate
    Isaacson, Miller

  • Ana Cruz RPSGT, CCT '92
    Registered Polysomnographic Technologist
    Kent Hospital
  • Jason Doyle '10
    Assistant Vice President, Portfolio Manager
    U.S Trust

  • Lawrence Gemma '77
    President
    Gem Plumbing & Heating Inc.

  • Sharen Gleckman '80
    Ret. Providence School Department

  • Davila Jackley '20
    Student
    Liston Campus Student President

  • Jennie Johnson '97
    Executive Director
    City Year Providence

  • Malida Khim '17
    Coordinator, Diversity & Inclusion
    IGT

  • Joshua Klemp '04
    State Director
    Skills USA
  • Andrew Lee '20
    Student
    Knight Campus Student President

  • Mariela Lucaj '18
    Registered Nurse
    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
    Case Manager
    Family Service of Rhode Island

  • Pieter Van Sciver '00
    Director, Program Quality and Delivery, Employment Placement
    Year Up

  • 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.
    President
    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.

Volunteer

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.