Kimberly S. Washor in June became the first director of the University of Rhode Island’s new Center for Career and Experiential Education. The center combines the missions of two formerly separate offices: Experiential Learning and Community Engagement, along with Career Services and Employer Relations. The change is more than superficial, says Washor, who discusses how it will enhance experiential learning as it informs students’ eventual job searches. more
PROVIDENCE – Ray McCue, an assistant professor at Johnson & Wales University, is one of nine industry professionals from across North America to win a Cutting Edge award from the American Culinary Federation, Inc.
PROVIDENCE – The Audubon Society of Rhode Island, Providence Public Library, the town of Westerly and Yawgoo Valley Ski School have received grants totaling $9,895 from the Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities at Rhode Island College.
PROVIDENCE –Filmmaker RaMell Ross, a 2014 Rhode Island School of Design graduate, has been awarded a $35,000 production/post-production grant from the Sundance Institute to complete his documentary, “Hale County.”
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