Tiziana's College Success course exposed her to fine art, and she has been inspired ever since. Tiziana received the Alumni Association Book Award, which will allow her to take more of the ceramics classes she loves. Tiziana tells people who are curious about attending CCRI, "Take intriguing classes, they will open doors"
Blair, a recipient of the CCRI Book Award, already has a bachelor’s degree from Johnson and Wales University. Even so, she is striving for a more challenging and satisfying path. Blair is a newly accepted student in CCRI’s competitive nursing program; her desire to study nursing is rooted in her goal to patients cared for more compassionately. Blair states, “A nurse is a stranger caring for another stranger as if they are a family member.”
Aichatou is originally from Senegal, and joined her family in Rhode Island in 2013. She has always known that she would go to college, and now she has been accepted at Boston University, where she will study medicine. Aichatou thanks her CCRI instructors for helping her achieve, saying, “They welcomed me with open arms, they motivated me; the more I sought them out, the more they were willing to help me.”
Dr. Miller shares his passion for math and engineering with his students, and they benefit from his experience and enthusiasm. It is not unusual to hear one of his students enthuse, "Dr. Miller is the best professor ever. This guy is truly amazing."
Professor Cobb finds great joy in her work as an instructor, a mentor, and a role model. Her dedication to her students was illustrated when she was voted the 2017 American Massage Therapy Association Teacher of the Year. "My students are like roses opening; I see inspiration and confidence in their faces."
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