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After students at Bay View Academy Middle School in East Providence learned that toddlers residing at McAuley Village in Providence did not have “board” books to read, they recently held a book drive to benefit the children living in the two-year transitional-housing program. More than 500 books were collected for McAuley Village as a result of the initiative. more
State educators are launching development of the next five-year statewide strategic plan by broadly soliciting public input in a survey and recruiting a “design team” that will write the plan. more
PROVIDENCE – The Providence Children’s Museum was awarded a three-year grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service to hire 12 full-time AmeriCorps members. more
In March, Douglas Sherman, the senior vice president and provost at the New England Institute of Technology, saw his work to introduce an online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program bear fruit when the program was accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. more
Nine educators training to become principals in struggling school systems spent the morning of May 1 focusing on resistance, as they worked to refine their leadership skills. more
Salve Regina University’s Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy has selected 12 sophomores for leadership development training in the upcoming academic year through the Nuala Pell Leadership Program in Public Service. more
Ten of Rhode Island’s 11 colleges track the percentage of students who get jobs soon after graduating, but most use that data as an informational tool, not a selling point. more
Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., private colleges and universities compensate their presidents well compared with their peers nationally, according to federal filings to the Internal Revenue Service. more
Kimberly S. Washor in June became the first director of the University of Rhode Island’s new Center for Career and Experiential Education. The center combines the missions of two formerly separate offices: Experiential Learning and Community Engagement, along with Career Services and Employer Relations. The change is more than superficial, says Washor, who discusses how it will enhance experiential learning as it informs students’ eventual job searches. more
The only business school in the state offering a doctorate, the University of Rhode Island’s College of Business Administration shows no signs of slowing a longstanding commitment to growth. more
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