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The Genesis Center has received a $412,575 grant for the new Bridges to Career Opportunities program from the Local Initiatives Support Corp., part of $11.3 million grant that LISC received nationally from the Social Innovation Fund. more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
The Rhode Island Manufacturing Association has announced “Best Practices” would be the focus of this year’s Manufacturing Industry Partnership Symposium. more
Roberto Gonzalez, president of the board and executive director of STEAM Box, talks with Providence Business News about the technology-based youth program and his recent recognition as one of Tech Collective’s Tech 10 award winners. more
Two stories in this week's Telecommunications Focus section illustrate the challenges and opportunities that our increasingly connected world offer. Companies that supply communications services have seen the technology change so rapidly in … more
Twenty-six elementary, middle and high schools participated in the recent Computer Science Week, where, through the “Hour of Code,” students learned computer coding. more
Sixteen new research projects will provide data on state policy issues ranging from municipal collaboration to the education of Latinos through the College and University Research Collaborative. more
The Newport, Westerly and Providence school systems were named Monday as the initial districts in Rhode Island for the P-Tech initiative, designed to allow public school students to receive workplace training and a community college education while attending high school. more
In honor of Computer Science Education Week, instructors from local companies and the nonprofit IntraCity Geeks are teaching Hour of Code classes to 1,500 students at city schools. more
Throughout my career I have always known the importance of mentorship. I had an amazing mentor early on that pushed me, challenged me and advised me on everything from how to dress to how to tackle complex problems. I can't think of a day that has … more
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