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William (Bill) Pelicio, Advisor

Knight (Warwick) Campus

Tel: 401-825-1125

Rekha Rosha, Advisor

Website Content Manager

Lincoln (Flanagan) Campus

Tel: 401-333-7292


Flanagan Campus, First Meeting

Join us tomorrow, Wednesday, 2/17 from 3pm to 4pm, in the Student Clubs Room, 1316.

Safe Zone Trainings!

Help us to create a safe space for everyone at CCRI! Safe Zone is a nationally-recognized program for equipping LGBTQ+ folks and their allies with the tools necessary to making our campus welcoming and supportive, for everyone.

Trainings are 2 hours. Sign up for a training by emailing Nancy Forsstrom.

KNIGHT (Warwick) campus, Monday, 2/22 from 3pm to 5:30pm, Room 1134;

FLANAGAN (Lincoln) campus, Tuesday, 3/22 from 2pm to 4:30pm, rear of the Faculty Dining Room;


LISTON (Providence) campus, Thursday, 5/5 from 10am to 12:30pm, Room 1134.

Upcoming Events for February, 2015

Saturday, 2/14 Lesbian Speed Dating w/ host Ms. Lesbian Rhode Island. Aurora, 276 Westminster Street, Providence. 6:00pm, registration; 6:30pm - 7:30pm, event. $5; proceeds benefit Rhode Island Pride.

Saturday, 2/14 Gay Prom: Glitter in the Sky. Aurora, 276 Westminster Street, Providence. 7:30pm. $20 in advance; $30 at the door. Buy tickets at

Wednesday, 2/18 Flanagan Campus MEETING. Student Clubs Room (1315), Lincoln. 2:00pm-3:00pm. Bring your energy and your ideas! See you there.

Upcoming Events for March, 2015

Wednesday, 3/11, from 11:00am to 2:00pm AIDS Project Rhode Island will be on the Flanagan campus to provide free, anonymous rapid HIV testing. Contact Rekha if you'd like to be a volunteer:


Flanagan Campus, Meeting, WEDNESDAY, 2/18

Join us NEXT WEEK, Wednesday, 2/18, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. We'll be discussing scheduling our next Safe Zone training workshop. We will also plan additional events for the semester. Can't make the meeting, please contact Rekha Rosha.


Past Events



Flanagan Campus, Free, Anonymous, Rapid HIV Testing

Thursday, April 17 from 12pm to 2pm. Staff from AIDS Project Rhode Island will be on campus to provide free HIV testing for all CCRI students, staff, and faculty. Testing is anonymous and results will be provided within 30 minutes of initial testing. Co-sponsored with Student Government. Location TBD.

Liston Campus, Safe Zone Facilitators' Training

Tuesday, April 22 from 6pm to 8pm. Attention ALL Triangle Alliance members. Please join us for a two-hour training on how to facilitate student-led workshops on ally-building. Staff from URI's LGBTQQ Center will lead our training. Meet in Room 2229. Snacks and free giveaways will be provided! For more info, contact Rekha


Saturday, 2/22, join us for Gayzer Tag! We'll suit up around 3pm and let loose. Location TBD. Contact Tony for details:


Wednesday night trivia is heating up! This week, our very own Tony Pierno won a free, wireless Jawbone speaker. Dang! Deville's, 8PM, 12/18 is the next throw down. See you there!

Tonight's mixer at Nylo is CANCELLED due to finals exams and really cold weather. We will reschedule this event during our meeting on Tuesday, 12/17 @ 3PM, Flanagan Campus Student Clubs Room.

Thursday, 12/12, Student Leadership Dinner will be held at the West Valley Inn, 4 Blossom Street, West Warwick, RI 02893. This event is open to current Triangle Alliance student members. A buffet dinner will be served from 6:30-8:30pm, followed by dj and dancing from 8:30-10:30pm. Please RSVP by phone, only, to Jean Lovett 401-333-7159.

Friday, 12/13--CANCELLED (This event will be rescheduled for a later date.) Members of the Triangle Alliance, Flanagan Campus will gather for an informal holiday mixer. Meet and mingle with other Triangle Alliance members, in the lounge of the Nylo Hotel, Warwick, RI at 6:00pm. For more information, please contact Marlena 401-309-5433.

Monday, 12/16, Rapid HIV Testing on the Liston Campus, Room 1124 from 5:00 to 7:00pm. Testing is free and anonymous. Please contact William Pellicio for more info, or if you'd like to volunteer.

Saturday, 12/21, Join Triangle Alliance, Liston members for a free screening of the holiday movie classic White Christmas, in the Providence Place Mall. Show time is 10:00am, but we will meet at 9:30am, in the theatre lobby near the snack bar. Don't forget to bring a non-perishable food item. Proceeds benefit a local food pantry.


Triangle Alliance Student Club on the Flanagan Campus will be meeting on Tuesday, 11/19, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm in Room 1316, Student Clubs Room (first floor, near cafeteria). Topics to be discussed include: organizing outreach efforts, finalizing social events, and discussing executive board organization. Pizza and drinks will be provided! Contact Evelyn Rodriguez or Rekha Rosha for more info.

Triangle Alliance Is Now in Providence!

This month marks the start of a NEW Triangle Alliance club on the CCRI Providence campus. (What the what?!?) We will be meeting on Thursday, 10/24, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm on the Liston Campus in Room 2229. Topics to be discussed include: planning our fall/spring social calendar, inviting community speakers to campus, and possibly organizing a spring trip. Snacks will be provided! Contact Jason Bartlett or Rekha Rosha for more info. We hope to see you there!

Triangle Alliance Student Club on the Flanagan Campus will be holding its first meeting of the fall semester on Thursday, 10/31, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm in Room 1316, Student Clubs Room (first floor, near cafeteria). Topics to be discussed include: organizing outreach efforts, planning social events, and finalizing spring semester's action items. Snacks and Halloween candy will be provided! Contact Evelyn Rodriguez or Rekha Rosha for more info.

Events for DECEMBER

Rapid HIV Testing available to students, faculty, and staff. Free and anonymous; painless and friendly! Monday, 12/16, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on the Liston campus. If you'd like to volunteer to put up flyers and/or assist with the intake process, please contact William Pellicio.

Rapid HIV Testing is brought to you by AIDS Project Rhode Island. Check them out at

Past Events

Anonymous HIV Screening will be taking place on two campuses next Monday, September 30. Free testing will be available on the Knight Campus, in Warwick, in Room 3140 from 11:00am to 1:00pm AND on the Liston Campus, in Providence, in Room 2229 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Testing is painless and takes approximately half an hour. For more information, contact  Bill Pellicio 

Welcome back!

Triangle Alliance is hosting an LGBTQ movie night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 19 in the Student Clubs Room on the Flanagan Campus.  Snacks and a safe space will be provided. This is great opportunity to relax and meet other students. For more information, contact Rekha Rosha at 401-333-7292.

Monday, 5/20, Anonymous HIV Screening @ Liston

AIDS Project RI will offer free, anonymous rapid HIV tests from 5PM to 7PM on Monday, May 20, in Room 2229, at the Liston Campus in Providence. Testing is painless and takes approximately half an hour. For more information, contact Andrew Cook.

Make It a "Banner" Year for Triangle Alliance

We are marching in this year's Providence Pride Parade, which means we'll need a super-sweet banner to carry in the parade. Design and decorate a banner for the Triangle Alliance, CCRI contingent, Thursday, May 23, from 4pm to 6pm, in Room 2221 on the Liston campus in Providence. Materials and snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Rekha.


Monday, 4/29, Triangle Alliance Meeting @ Flanagan

Join us today in the Student Clubs Room, near the dining area and next door to the Student Government Office. On the agenda today: Bananagrams! 

Film Screening, Wednesday, 5/1 @ Knight Campus


Wednesday, 5/1, 4:30 to 6:30 in Room 4080, Knight Campus in Warwick. Join us for a screening and discussion of Eddie and Thea, a documentary about one couple's commitment to each other and the fight for equal rights. After the screening, we will have snacks and a discussion about the struggle for marriage equality. For more information, contact Andrew Cook.

Sunday, 4/14, Karaoke @ Deville's Cafe

Ever want to belt out "Don't Stop Believing" in front of all your friends? Do you secretly long to be a cast member on Glee? Take the stage with us at Deville's. Bring your friends, girlfriends/boyfriends, or just your self! We'll meet up around 8PM. Deville's is an all-ages, LGBT venue located at 345 South Water Street, in Providence, RI. 

Monday, 4/1, Triangle Alliance Meeting @ Flanagan Campus

Join us today, Monday, 4/1, at 4:00PM, in Room 3206--the Student Clubs Room near the dining area. Agenda items for today: "Straight White Men" theatre event; reviewing budget for 2013-14; and discussing Pride event in June.

Marriage Equality Bill Hearing

The RI Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Marriage Equality Bill is scheduled for TODAY. Help advance this bill to the Senate floor. Volunteers are gathering now at the State House; the hearing will begin at about 4:00PM. 

Address: Rhode Island State House, Smith Street, Providence, RI

Triangle Alliance, Meeting @ Flanagan Campus

Our next meeting is Monday, 3/25, at 4:00PM, in Room 3206, the Student Clubs Room. Agenda items: Schedule and finalize details of AIDS RI event; finalize club budget; report on Student Senate meeting; finalize event details for RI Pride event. To add additional items, please contact Dan or Andrew.

Triangle Alliance, Meeting @ Flanagan Campus

Our next meeting is Monday, 3/18, at 4:00PM, in Room 3206, the Student Clubs Room. Agenda items: Vote on a governance structure; vote on holding a coming-out discussion group for CCRI students; and set up a text messaging list for group members/executive board. To add additional items, please contact Dan or Andrew.


Triangle Alliance movie night

Triangle Alliance is hosting an LGBTQ movie night from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 1 in Room 2704 at the Flanagan Campus in Lincoln. The group will watch and talk about "But I'm Cheerleader," a satirical film about gender roles and sexuality. Snacks and a safe space will be provided. This is great opportunity to relax and meet other students. For more information, contact Rekha Rosha at 333-7292.

Triangle Alliance meetings in Lincoln, Warwick

The Triangle Alliance, CCRI's LGBTQQ student and staff group

Snacks and a safe, anti-oppressive space will be provided. Contact Andrew Cook for more information.

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Last Updated: 2/16/16