Rhode Island has implemented tools to help at-risk students and also has created a statewide model for teacher evaluations, just two of numerous accomplishments achieved in compliance with the $75-million Race to the Top grant awarded in 2010.
The Business Journals has ranked 484 U.S. public colleges to determine the best in the United States, and the University of Rhode Island comes in at No. 153, with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, No. 236.
Rhode Island College also …
Johnson & Wales University professor and department chairman Michael Sabitoni has received the International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators Martin Oppermann Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement.