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Workforce Development
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It doesn't take long for people to buy in to Margaret "Digit" Murphy's viewpoint. She has a gift when it comes to motivating others. "Her philosophies and passion to inspire women [have] resulted in great forward progress for all female … more
David Sotnik, a leave-of-absence case manager at CVS Health Corp., was ready to start an MBA program at Johnson & Wales University when a friend suggested another option. A $19,000 master-of-science degree program in human resources at JWU … more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? For entrepreneurs, it's always difficult to fund a startup … but, Rhode Island has done a really good job building the right ecosystem so young entrepreneurs can gain … more
Mario Cirillo is the head of the Academy for Career Exploration, a public charter high school in Providence. He talks about how the school prepares its students for technology-related careers. more
PROVIDENCE – This fall Rhode Island College began running the first-ever job-training program at Parent College in Central Falls. Funded by a Real Jobs Rhode Island grant, the training is in community health worker certification and guarantees … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced on Monday the launch of new web development minors at Bryant University, Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island College and the University of Rhode Island. more
PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will award $129.5 million to Rhode Island over five years, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Nov. 28. The funds will be distributed to the state, based on matching … more
Empowering students through real-world experience has been Dennis Littky's goal for almost half a century. As an educator, Littky, whom students affectionately call "Doc," was recognized nationally as an innovator before he came to Rhode … more
BOSTON – The biggest hurdle to the state's economic growth isn't a slowing Chinese economy, collapsing oil prices, or gyrating financial markets. It's your graying co-worker. The long-predicted wave of baby boomer retirements – delayed … more
EDUCATION Many full-time employees find it tricky to pursue their education while also balancing the demands of work, family and other obligations. The New England Institute of Technology aims to make it easier for Rhode Island's … more
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