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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo in her 2017 State of the State Address on Tuesday focused on efforts to help support middle-class Rhode Islanders, through reduction of automobile taxes and a new scholarship aimed at students attending state colleges and universities. more
Rhode Island School of Design students and graduates should ace this Jeopardy! category. more
In the first such partnership in Rhode Island, Roger Williams University has paired with the Gateway to College Nation Network, which offers a graduation track to high school dropouts while also laying out steps to attain an associates degree, according to a Tuesday release by the university. more
(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
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