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(Updated 3:24 p.m.) More than 70 percent of Rhode Island’s jobs require a post-secondary degree, a qualification less than half of adult Rhode Islanders have, but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has put forward a new initiative to help close that gap. more
In its first move in three months, Rhode Island’s Current Conditions Index fell to 67 in November from its 2016 high of 75 in October, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Academy-award winning actress Geena Davis will serve as one of three keynote speakers at the 20th annual Bryant University Women’s Summit on March 17, according to a release by the school Wednesday. more
Over the next three years, Rhode Island will receive $2 million to improve career readiness and postsecondary attainment for all Rhode Island youth through a program called “PrepareRI.” more
Local colleges and universities were recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its rankings released this week of the best online bachelor’s degree programs and best online MBA programs. more
Anna Cano Morales, former director of the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University, will be the associate vice president for community, equity and diversity at Rhode Island College, effective Jan. 17, according to a statement by the college on Tuesday. more
Bryant University, Brown University and Providence College give students the most earning potential after attending, according to the U.S Department of Education’s latest College Scorecard. more
The Rhode Island branch of the U.S. Small Business Administration held its 2017 Small Business Economic Summit Friday at Bryant University in which small business owners, led by local economic, community and government experts, gathered to discuss major issues faced by companies in the Ocean State. more
(Updated 9:48 a.m.) Brown University has made it onto a list of the 40 worst colleges for Jewish students, coming in 14th. more
Rhode Island College Foundation’s 2017 Building an Age-Friendly Rhode Island campaign was boosted by a $121,000 Tufts Health Plan Foundation grant, according to a Thursday statement by the school. more
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