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Christine Earley, associate dean and professor of accountancy in the Providence College School of Business, was recently chosen to serve in a two-year, rotating academic fellowship at KPMG’s Global Services Center in Montvale, N.J. She will take a professional leave of absence from Providence College to lead and support KPMG programs and processes designed to support academic research and researchers. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Natalie Tacy of West Warwick, a senior at the University of Rhode Island who has studied French since middle school, has won a fellowship that allows her to study in France. She won a grant from the Beatrice S. Demers Fund established through the Rhode Island Foundation to spend the fall semester there. more
PROVIDENCE – The Fund for the Education of the Children of Providence has awarded 20 graduates from nine Providence public high schools $2,500 scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College has introduced a certificate of graduate studies in middle-level education. more
Chris Guilmette, a recent graduate of the New England Institute of Technology, likes to solve technical computer problems. more
Local colleges seeing undergraduate applicant pools increase for the Class of 2018 credit aggressive, targeted efforts to attract prospective students, including from out of state. more
Eliza Squibb, executive director of the Global Alliance to Immunize against AIDS Vaccine Foundation, has taken an unlikely path with her fine arts education. While studying at the Rhode Island School of Design, Squibb became the first artist in residence at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, where she helped researchers develop visual tools in order to analyze cephalopod camouflage. Later, during a summer internship in Peru where she studied textile productio, Squibb noticed that the village’s vibrant prints told stories and had a social impact on the community. Her observation and interest in textiles brought her to Mali through GAIA, where she designed prints that were both eye-catching and informative in order to raise awareness of HPV. She holds a BFA from the RISD. more
Nicholas Gomes passed the Massachusetts bar in July 2013 after graduating from the University of Massachusetts Law School at Dartmouth, and almost immediately started practicing as an attorney in Fall River. more
Colleges and universities across Rhode Island are placing a heavier emphasis on community service for their students,, which they say helps turn out more job market-ready graduates. more
DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is creating a Congressman Barney Frank Archive Collection to promote the study of national issues in which Frank has played a major role. more
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