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DETERMINED: Community College of Rhode Island graduate David Mota is interviewing for a position as a vascular intervention radiographer at Rhode Island Hospital. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Health care students charging into action

David Mota puts his phone away to eliminate the temptation to touch it before he slips into a medical gown. Positioning his goggles just...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE of Rhode Island announced Friday that it intends to have in-person learning return in the fall, with new restrictions. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI planning to return to in-person learning in the fall

WARWICK – Community College of Rhode Island announced late Friday that it intends to have in-person teaching and learning at its campuses across the...

CCRI, URI, RIC have differing views on arming campus police

PROVIDENCE – The Community College of Rhode Island feels that arming campus police officers with firearms is “not necessary” to ensure safety of its...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF Rhode Island announced Monday that it received the '2-Year College of the Year' award from online education news outlet Education Dive: Higher Ed.

CCRI named nation’s top 2-year college by Education Dive

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island was named the 2-Year College of the Year by the digital education news outlet Education Dive:...

New 3-year contract for CCRI staff ratified

WARWICK – A new three-year contract for the Community College of Rhode Island Faculty Association was ratified by the R.I. Council on Postsecondary Education...

Accrediting agency accepts CCRI’s fifth-year report

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island has received a passing grade when it comes to its accreditation. The New England Commission of Higher...
GOV. GINA RAIMONDO, shown in her office, testified before the Senate Education and Finance committees on Wednesday in support of her proposal to expand the Rhode Island Promise program PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo: Cost of expanded tuition-free R.I. Promise program ‘a drop in...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo told lawmakers Wednesday that her proposed $5.3 million expansion of the tuition-free program Rhode Island Promise is crucial...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE of Rhode Island students Leyshell Williams, left, and Sabrina Melki prepare bags of food and household products at the food pantry at CCRI's Lincoln campus ahead of the pantry's official opening on Monday. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI opens pantry for its ‘food insecure’ students

LINCOLN – Citing studies that indicate that one in four community college students is “food insecure,” Community College of Rhode Island officials opened a...

CCRI launches winter session to help students meet graduation timeline

WARWICK – In an effort to help more students graduate on time, the Community College of Rhode Island has launched a new winter session...

Promise kept at CCRI

The number of full-time students who arrived at the Community College of Rhode Island straight from high school who are on track to graduate...

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