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Workforce Development
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A new AmeriCorps program is designed to help a small number of teens better make the connection between workforce development and community service. more
Progress doesn't occur in a vacuum. It takes dedication, persistence, enthusiasm – and, most importantly, cooperation. All of these traits are inherent in the New England Institute of Technology and its administration, which has committed … more
Recognition for its workforce-development efforts is especially satisfying for the team at Providence-based Edesia, a nonprofit manufacturer of individual portions of food for children suffering from severe malnutrition all around the world. … more
The city of Pawtucket will receive more than $1 million in funding for 64 AmeriCorps members for the next two years to help improve graduation rates, according to the federal agency that made the award. more
When Zoe Schwartz entered high school she was intimidated by technology classes because she believed they were just for boys. But as a sophomore she joined anyway and with a little guidance from one of her teachers, Schwartz – along with … more
New England Institute of Technology has received a $2.5 million federal grant to support training programs on shipbuilding, marine trades, advanced manufacturing and manufacturing industries. more
The University of Rhode Island and the URI Foundation are expected to announce Monday at the kick-off to support the College of Engineering bond that the Taco White Family Foundation will donate $400,000 to support the school. more
Richard I. Gouse, president of the New England Institute of Technology for the past 43 years, is leading a new phase of growth at the commuter-based school to accommodate residential students. more
The Associated General Contractors of America reported Wednesday that most construction firms are having trouble finding qualified workers, and firms in the Northeast were no exception, with 67 percent reporting difficulty filling jobs. more
Tasha Evans, a Local Initiatives Support Corporation AmeriCorps Member, works at the Church Community Housing Corp. and the McKinney Cooperative Shelter in Newport, where she prepares residents who are homeless or have low incomes with job training and life skills. Since Evans began working at CCHC, she has helped more than 23 McKinney Cooperative Shelter occupants find jobs, which include local hotels and restaurants. Evans also developed the Craft for a Cause program. The program supplies CCHC residents with art supplies and St. Paul’s Thrift Shop also sells their creations, with proceeds coming directly back to the artists. more
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