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Higher Education
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The idea of free college, one of the pillars of Bernie Sanders' unsuccessful presidential bid, hasn't been discarded in the wake of the 2016 election. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently released a plan to make all public colleges in that state free … more
Nicknamed the Ocean State, Rhode Island is home to thousands of boaters, various fishing companies, a Naval base and a prodigious port-based economy – all of which rely heavily on fossil fuel-powered machinery and vessels. The maritime … more
In January, Providence College received a $50,000 gift from Col. Noel J. Doyle Jr., ’58, a 30-year Army veteran who served two tours in Vietnam, and his wife, in support of a new scholarship for veterans who attend the college’s School of Continuing Education. more
On his first day at Brown University, now-junior Alexis Rodriguez-Camacho didn't identify as a first-generation, low-income college student, even though his mother, a Mexican immigrant, only recently completed elementary school courses. "I … more
PROVIDENCE – The Corporation of Brown University announced on Feb. 13 it has authorized the commencement of the selection process for an architect to design a new campus performing arts center. A vote on Feb. 11 by the corporation's … more
Could Amazon.com Inc. customers help pay for tuition-free college in Rhode Island? Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's office isn't saying that's the anticipated funding source for her spending plan to pay tuition costs for in-state students attending … 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
Jr Neville Songwe, principal of Joneso Design, is also executive director of Urban Ventures Inc., a state-funded, nonprofit organization providing entrepreneurship assistance to the general public and small businesses through education, training and … more
We are in a time of strong national focus on the essential role that community colleges play in higher education. For thousands of Rhode Islanders, their college career begins at the Community College of Rhode Island. More than 95 percent … more
In the complex and shadowy world of cyberfraud, the employee sitting at a keyboard is both a company's weakest link and first line of defense. This person is a weakness because a single careless click in the daily tsunami of incoming mail … more
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