Message from the Director

Message from the Director

For many people in the northern hemisphere, the summer solstice, which took place on June 21, marks the beginning of summer, a time for fun and relaxing in the sun. But, for many, such as our ambitious students, it is a time to take summer classes and attain a few more credits toward their degrees. Many of our TTC graduates…

"Don’t ever give up on your dreams" -TTC Alumni Speaker, Sidonie Gbazale

"Don’t ever give up on your dreams" -TTC Alumni Speaker, Sidonie Gbazale

Sidonie Gbazale, a TTC alumni and graduate of the School of Nursing at CCRI, shared her personal story from Ivory Coast to Rhode Island at the TTC graduation this past December. The theme was about how hard work and passion to achieve the American Dream. Thank you, Sidonie, for sharing your story.

My name is Sidonie Gbazale and I am from Ivory Coast, West Africa.  It was not an easy road to arrive where I am today, but through the grace of God, family, friends and the support of various teachers that I have encountered along my path and who have contributed to the realization of my dream, here I am...

"Welcome adversity with open arms" - TTC Alumni Speaker, Nuno Rodrigues

"Welcome adversity with open arms" - TTC Alumni Speaker, Nuno Rodrigues

Nuno Rodrigues, a TTC graduate and college student at CCRI, gave a heartfelt speech at the TTC graduation this past June.  The theme was how adversity changed his life. Thank you, Nuno, for sharing your story.

Imagine life without hardship. A life in which money was not an issue and we didn’t have to work so hard to put food on the table; a life with excellent health: a life in which grief was non-existent. Wouldn’t such a life be ideal? Not quite.

Read About the TTC Graduation at the Woonsocket Library

Read About the TTC Graduation at the Woonsocket Library

WOONSOCKET — Even for people who speak and read perfect English, going to college can be a challenging prospect. Imagine how daunting it must be for those acquiring new skills with English. But a college degree is a little closer for 11 graduates of the Rhode Island Regional Adult Learning Center’s College Adult Education Program...