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Rhode Island ranked fifth highest in the nation for its average student debt of $32,920, according to a report released Tuesday by the Project on Student Debt at The Institute for College Access & Success. more
A new educational program in honor of Roger Williams, funded by Letitia and John Carter through the Rhode Island Foundation, will give students and teachers access to a trove of information on Rhode Island’s founding father, and also award up to $240,000 a year in college scholarships, according to an announcement made Tuesday by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
It was an ambitious goal, but thanks to both corporate and personal contributions, the Station Fire Memorial Park Campaign has raised $2 million and is now planning a spring ceremony to unveil the Memorial Park dedicated to the 100 people who lost their lives on Feb. 20, 2003 in the Station nightclub fire in West Warwick. more
Nationwide, a new report says that state public employee pension plans are underfunded by nearly $5.6 trillion. At $18.6 billion, Rhode Island’s unfunded liability is one of the smallest among the 50 states, thanks to its size and fewer employed workers. more
Steven G. O’Donnell recently retired as superintendent of the R.I. State Police and commissioner of the R.I. Department of Public Safety, but he isn’t resting on his laurels, having recently been appointed the new CEO of the YMCA of Greater Providence. more
H. John Keimig, the CEO and president of Healthcentric Advisors, is being honored for Business Leadership in Providence Business News’ 16th annual Business Excellence Awards program one year after leading the health care quality improvement organization to the Excellence at a Nonprofit award. more
Four programs were chosen by United Way of Rhode Island to share $155,000 from its Housing for All Fund, to put in motion safe, healthy and affordable housing programs, according to a release by the organization on Thursday. more
Deadlines are approaching for nonprofits to apply for $1.6 million in grants for medical research and community health from the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Downtown Warren is one of the 15 Great Places in America, according to the American Planning Association, which announced the list on Monday. more
Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics and co-founder of Moody’s Economy.com, will deliver the keynote address at the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council’s 73rd annual meeting, RIPEC announced this week. more
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