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Dennis Littky founded the Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center 20 years ago, and it has been a rousing success, even if not embraced as much by the educational mainstream as it should be. Brought to Rhode Island by CVS Health … more
PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island executives with expertise in medical innovation told the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District Commission Feb. 20 they want to create a new center to attract talent and spur business creation. The proposal, … more
Career and technical education is making a comeback in Rhode Island. Long overdue, real career programs provide high school students with opportunities to learn skills required of the workforce, to develop strong relationships with instructors, to … more
BRISTOL – Roger Williams University is now enrolling students for Applied Shellfish Farming, the university announced Jan. 2. A noncredit course offered during the winter/spring semester, it teaches aspiring shellfish farmers and … more
Morgan Grefe can trace her interest in museums back to the hours upon hours spent after school listening to the stories of her great-grandmother, a woman born in 1890. Grefe went on to receive her bachelor's degree from the University of … more
Five years ago, Pleasant View Elementary School in Providence ranked as one of the lowest-performing schools in the state. Only 17 percent of the school's third-grade students were considered proficient in math. But visit Pleasant View … more
The food press in the region has been abuzz for weeks about the opening of Eataly Boston, the theme park of Italian food that opened on Nov. 29 in the Prudential Center in Boston. Eataly occupies 45,000 square feet on a couple of floors of … more
GORDON S. WOOD, Pulitzer prize-winning historian, will be honored by the Redwood Library as the second recipient of the Abraham Redwood Medal for Contributions to American History and Culture. Wood is the Alva O. Way University professor emeritus at … more
Wendy Beckett has been elected to serve on the City Year Providence board of directors. She has served as creative director of HomeGoods for three years. She previously served as senior vice president, creative director at Arnold Worldwide. She … more
Carrie Bridges Feliz has been elected to the City Year Providence board of directors. She is director of the Community Health Institute at Lifespan, and previously served as director of strategic partnerships for the Providence Public School … more
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