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The underrepresentation of women in fields that require advanced math and science, including computer science and engineering, could have its start with their education as younger girls. Education research has found self-confidence among … more
A $10,000 award was given by Bristol County Savings Bank in support of Saint Vincent’s Home’s life-skills program, which serves young adults aged 14-21 living in southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the islands. more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? Big hurdle No. 1 is finding seed funding – particularly in the energy business and particularly in Rhode Island. … Big hurdle No. 2 is finding mentors for technology … more
Darryl "Chip" Wade has been selected to serve on Johnson & Wales University's board of directors. He is executive vice president of operations of Red Lobster in Orlando, Fla. He holds a bachelor's degree in hotel and restaurant management from … more
Thomas Flanagan has been hired as chief academic officer for the Providence Public School District. He holds a B.A. in religious studies from the University of Oregon, and master's degrees in educational administration from Trinity University and … more
Merrill W. Sherman has been named to the board of directors of Johnson & Wales University. She is co-founder of Bank Rhode Island and former president and CEO of three community banks and two bank holding companies. Sherman currently serves as … more
Heather Tow-Yick has been appointed to the newly created position of chief transformation officer for the Providence Public School District. She was the founding executive director of Teach for America in R.I., most recently serving as its vice … more
The College Crusade of Rhode Island’s Cranston-based college readiness program will benefit from a $5,000 grant during the 2016-17 school year thanks to a donation made in that amount by Taco/The White Family Foundation. more
In the first such partnership in Rhode Island, Roger Williams University has paired with the Gateway to College Nation Network, which offers a graduation track to high school dropouts while also laying out steps to attain an associates degree, according to a Tuesday release by the university. more
Derick Close has been selected to serve on the board of directors of Johnson & Wales University. He is CEO and owner of Springs Creative Products Group LLC. Close holds a B.S. in textile management from North Carolina State and an MBA from the … more
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