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WORKFORCE TRAINING: Julian L. Alssid, Community College of Rhode Island’s vice president of workforce partnerships, observes an adult education math class. CCRI introduced workforce training in math several years ago, and is now doing the same for language with its “Spanish for Survivors” pilot course.
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Giving employers the skills to speak with their workers

The diversification of Rhode Island’s workforce has resulted in a frequent challenge for many employers. Workers may know enough English to perform their jobs,...

Teens learn boat building through collaborative effort with CCRI, RIMTA

PROVIDENCE – Thirteen students have completed the Community College of Rhode Island’s inaugural Youth Summer Boatbuilding class.In cooperation with Westerly Education Center and the...
FINDING A WAY FORWARD: Victoria Malchar, owner of Malchar Wellness Center, treats Brandon Maced at her Warwick offices, where she and her staff offer a number of coaching and therapy options. 
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Malchar builds health and wellness from ground up

Victoria Malchar of Warwick’s Malchar Wellness Center is a chiropractor, sure. But she does so much more than that and has for quite some...

Salisbury named VP of National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators

KEVIN SALISBURY, interim director of athletics for the Community College of Rhode Island, was recently named third vice president of the National Alliance of...

CCRI professor named president-elect of national laboratory science committee

PROVIDENCE – A Community College of Rhode Island professor and chair of the school’s Allied Health Department has been named president-elect of the American...

CCRI graduates invited to Infosys hiring event

PROVIDENCE – Infosys, the multinational business consulting and information technology company, is holding a hiring event for Community College of Rhode Island graduates from...

Five Questions With: Sara Enright

In just a few weeks, a new group of Community College of Rhode Island students will participate in Rhode Island Promise, the scholarship program...
THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND is offering help to prospective students to enrollment in the Rhode Island Promise scholarship program. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI Hosts Rhode Island Promise Enrollment Days in August

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island is holding two sessions in August to help recently high school graduates planning to attend CCRI...

Former Warwick police major appointed CCRI police chief, public safety director

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island has appointed retired Warwick Police Maj. Sean Collins the police chief and public safety director at...
FURTHER STUDY: Patrick DaSilva, a computer engineer at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, is studying electrical engineering and computer science, with a concentration in embedded systems security, as a graduate student at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
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Colleges upgrade courses, as cybersecurity job market heats up

In recent years, colleges and universities across Rhode Island have upgraded their cybersecurity course offerings, but reports show schools can’t pump out cyber-trained students...
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