The Community College of Rhode Island is sponsoring an Open Textbook Workshop at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, in Room 4090 at the Knight Campus in Warwick.
The CCRI Players’ March production of “Romeo and Juliet” will transport the audience not to fair Verona in the Renaissance period, but to the height of the swing music era of 1935 in a locale reminiscent of gangland Chicago.
An art exhibition featuring work in a variety of media by those who teach in the CCRI Art Department will be on display through Thursday, March 2, in Room 1527, the Flanagan Campus Art Gallery.
All February long, CCRI will be celebrating Black History Month at each of our campuses. Join us in celebration as we better understand the past and learn how we will shape the future.
The African-American community is a sacred place, but it’s not a secret space. This is what has inspired Rhode Island author and director Ricardo Pitts-Wiley to use stories, poetry and music to highlight the delicate and dangerous terrain that African-American men must navigate in their daily life.
If you are concerned about how the high cost of textbooks affects students, you are invited to explore solutions at an Open Textbook Workshop at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, in Room 4090 at the Knight Campus in Warwick. After the workshop, you’ll be asked to write a short open textbook review, and you could receive a $200 stipend for your work.
Dean Peter Woodberry’s retirement celebration on Dec. 16 at Cranston Country Club raised more than $4,000 to help fund a scholarship and bench that will be dedicated in his name at the Knight Campus, this spring.
Regina Cobb has spent more than 15 years promoting the Community College of Rhode Island Therapeutic Massage program to anyone who will listen. Now that the American Massage Therapy Association has named her teacher of the year, she will have a little help shining a national spotlight on the program.
The American Journal of Nursing has named a Community College of Rhode Island professor’s textbook as one of the most valuable of 2016. “Clinical Nursing Calculations,” by Professor Susan Sienkiewicz and former faculty member Jennifer Palmunen, received the second-place award in the Medical-Surgical Nursing category in the ranking.