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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:...

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...

CCRI admissions officials recruiting students at the beach

WARWICK – Community College of Rhode Island admissions officials are hitting the beach – among other places – to recruit students next week. A mobile...

RI Promise deserves passage

Sometimes the corny thing can be the right thing. Such is the case with General Treasurer Seth Magaziner’s plan to deposit $529 into the 529...
BUILDING A NEW FUTURE: Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s Rhode Island Promise program has increased enrollment and graduation rates at the Community College of Rhode Island in its two years. 
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DAVE HANSEN

RI Promise delivers as CCRI graduation sets a record

Three years ago, when Gov. Gina M. Raimondo started her push for the Rhode Island Promise program, she did not receive universal plaudits. Speaker of...

R.I. Promise program earns Excellence Award from N.E. Board of Higher...

PROVIDENCE – The New England Board of Higher Education gave a 2019 Excellence Award to state officials on Tuesday for the Rhode Island Promise...
THE FIRST STUDENTS WHO benefited from the Rhode Island Promise tuition-free scholarship program will be graduating from the Community College of Rhode Island on Thursday. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI’s first class of R.I. Promise recipients set to graduate Thursday

PROVIDENCE – The Community College of Rhode Island is set to graduate its largest class in more than 20 years – about 2,300 students...
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Raimondo: A ‘partner with business’

You could say Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is a pragmatist. The way she puts it, she’s not trying to change the world so much...
PRIMARY INVESTMENT: Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has made investments in people, such as through the Real Jobs Rhode Island program, a signature of her administration. Above, Megan Cortesi and Jeremy Demers learn how industrial systems handle liquids at the Westerly Education Center.
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As always, it’s all about people when it comes to the...

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo understands that the best and most long-lasting investment is in people. From the Real Jobs Rhode Island program, to Rhode...
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