Updated May 26 at 12:26pm
Workforce Development
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May is graduation season. No offense to the high schools and colleges that said goodbye to their students, but for graduates of one particular and very small program, the stakes are a lot higher than which beach to spend the next few months at. … more
A native of Venezuela, Oscar Mejias immigrated to the United States in 2003. Only four years later, during the buildup to the Great Recession, Mejias had laid the foundation for HITEP, which stands for Hispanic Technology & Education … more
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
Rhode Island College announced the opening of a cross-disciplinary Institute for Education in Healthcare to focus on workforce development opportunities for Rhode Island health care workers Monday afternoon. more
Three students who created a pizza-parlor business model that mimics the Subway sandwich shop assembly-line approach to making food won a Rhode Island ProStart competition, based on their studies during a two-year curriculum offered at their school. … more
The president and CEO of YWCA Rhode Island talks about the new Fantastic Girltastic Code Company App Challenge and other initiatives underway to get girls interested in careers in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math. more
It's no small secret there's an age gap in the financial-services workforce in Rhode Island. For years it has existed largely because of a flurry of industry consolidation that's caused a reduced demand for new employees. But demographic … more
Legislation now before the House deserves swift consideration and passage. The topic is manufacturing workforce development, and the Senate-passed bill establishes incentives for employers to hire apprentices. The continuing … more
The University of Rhode Island hosted more than 550 female high students and 63 educators from 33 high school and career and technical centers recently as part of the 15th annual GGRL Tech Interactive Technology Expo to raise awareness about STEM careers in science, technology, engineering and math. more
Considering the success and renown built by the family company now known as Taco Comfort Solutions, it's perhaps surprising to hear Chairman John Hazen White Jr. say that he's not a businessman. The company's considerable growth, capped by … more
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