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State and University of Rhode Island officials launched a public campaign Wednesday to encourage voters to approve $45.5 million in bonds to improve engineering education and facilities, and establish a university-affiliated innovation center. more
A $480,000 initiative was announced Thursday by the Rhode Island Foundation, in partnership with state and local education officials, aimed at closing the achievement gap for English as a Second Language learners, according to a release by the organization. more
1 What has been the most interesting thing you've learned about CCRI? Our students … are often the first in their family to attend college, and their grit and determination are incredibly inspiring. Every day, the example they set about … more
Why don’t more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: “In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on average than those whose education ended with high school. more
Eight University of Massachusetts technology projects will each receive $25,000 in Tech Development Fund Awards, University of Massachusetts President Martin T. Meehan said Thursday. more
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER John Sweeney, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Providence College, grew up in the small town of Bozrah, Conn. The sixth of seven children, he was raised by caring parents and a strong … more
It doesn't take long for people to buy in to Margaret "Digit" Murphy's viewpoint. She has a gift when it comes to motivating others. "Her philosophies and passion to inspire women [have] resulted in great forward progress for all female … more
Job-specific skills are the watchword for human resource departments today. Most often we have seen it with calls for more fully prepared candidates in the building trades or in technology-related health care positions. But recently, the … more
Mission: The mission of Brown University is to serve the community, the nation and the world by discovering, communicating and preserving knowledge and understanding in a spirit of free inquiry, and by educating and preparing students to discharge … more
Rhode Island College President Nancy Carriuolo will leave her post after the 2016 May commencement, according to the R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner. more
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