Providence, RI--On November 29, 2017, university, civic, and state leaders gathered for the opening and ribbon cutting of South Street Landing and the RI Nursing Education Center, a collaboration between the URI and RIC nursing programs.
Warwick, RI--On October 13, 2017, the Higher RI Summit brought together national, regional, and local leaders to focus on postsecondary education in Rhode Island.
October 2017--Leaders announce that RI students will continue to benefit from up to $24.5 million in federal GEAR UP funds to support college readiness.
August 2017-- The Westerly Education Center (WEC) receives $394,124 from the Real Jobs RI program to support workforce training for process technicians.
August 3, 2017-- With the passage of the RI state budget, RI Promise becomes law. The plan enables eligible Rhode Island students to attend CCRI tuition-free for two years.