Keep updated on what's happening at Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island with our news and blog posts.

OHPRI and Thompson Middle School Collaboration

SCIENCE STUDENTS ATTEND VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP On May 29, 2020, 8th grade students at Newport’s Thompson Middle School tuned in to a webinar aboard SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. Along with Dan O’Connor, our program director, and our crew Miranda, Eric, and Jackson, students learned about about simple machines and mechanical advantage as the crew used a pulley system to lift

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Education Goes Virtual at OHPRI

AT OLIVER HAZARD PERRY RHODE ISLAND, WE’RE BRINGING THE SHIP TO YOU ONLINE As social distancing becomes the norm across Rhode Island and the country, the staff at Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island are safe sheltering at home or aboard ship. Although we haven’t been able to hold tours and volunteer days, and our scheduled ramp up for our summer

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Salve Regina University and OHPRI host virtual seminar

With on-ship seminar plans run aground by coronavirus, Salve students and Oliver Hazard Perry chart a virtual solution NEWPORT, R.I. – Their original plans to climb aboard the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Tall Ship for an interactive lesson on creativity were cast away by the coronavirus outbreak, but 22 Salve Regina freshmen and the Rhode Island ship’s educational leadership team

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  Dear Shipmates, Nearly a week has elapsed since I last wrote to you to discuss our response to COVID-19 and its impact on Rhode Island’s official tall ship OLIVER HAZARD PERRY. It is clear that the proverbial storm we are in is intensifying and we need to work together as a community to ensure that once it has passed,

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Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to provide innovative and empowering education-at-sea programs to promote personal and professional growth.