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The University of Rhode Island’s Outreach Center believes lack of information is one of the biggest hurdles keeping more Ocean State residents from considering renewable energy. more
August Kletzien, a student at Vartan Gregorian Elementary School in Providence, pushes toward the finish line in the CVS Health Downtown 5K All Kids Can Inspirational Event. The run was one of 21 youth races offered at this year’s CVS Health Downtown 5K, held Sept. 21. The 25th annual charitable road-racing event attracted more than 7,000 people, including elite runners, walkers and children. more
Community service, a central part of most colleges’ missions, doesn’t always lead directly to internships, but Roger Williams University is finding a growing connection between the two. more
Several urban schools saw a record number of volunteers this past summer during eight service projects conducted by Serve Rhode Island. There were 561 volunteers who cumulatively donated more than 2,733 hours of service. more
Freezing tuition for Roger Williams University undergraduates and law school students has been extended another year, and appears to be contributing to increased enrollment, university leaders say. more
Brown University and the University of Massachusetts have been named among the world’s top 200 universities, according to Times Higher Education’s annual survey. more
PROVIDENCE – Providence College and the Community College of Rhode Island announced last week they have agreed on a new transfer policy that grants CCRI students conditional acceptance into Providence College’s School of Continuing Education. The policy also includes “a significant tuition discount” for eligible CCRI graduates who choose to attend PC, the institutions said in a joint statement. more
Dignitaries on Tuesday celebrated a grand opening of Alex and Ani Hall, a $17 million renovation of a 1958 Rhode Island College campus building that reopened to students at the start of this fall semester. more
The University of Rhode Island is kicking off a campaign Monday to raise support for a bond issue on the November ballot that would provide $125 million to rebuild its College of Engineering. more
Dennis M. Hanno has been working in his new capacity as president of Wheaton College in Norton for nearly three months, and will be inaugurated Oct. 17. He will then begin charting the school’s future under his tenure. Profiled in his college’s quarterly as devoted to hard work and leadership, he has inherited the school’s liberal arts approach to higher education and some common challenges. more
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