Thomas M. Ryan, a member of the University of Rhode Island’s Class of 1975 and former chairman and CEO of CVS Health Corp., was elected as chairman of the URI Foundation board of directors, the school announced Tuesday.
Social Enterprise Greenhouse will celebrate the 2016-17 class of Changemaker Fellows selected from colleges and universities across Rhode Island on Oct. 5 at the SEG Hub at 10 Davol Square from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
A record number of Rhode Island students took College Board tests last year, but Scholastic Aptitude Test scores fell compared with the prior year, according to a report released by the College Board on Tuesday.
For 215 college graduates working in STEM fields in Rhode Island, Christmas came a little early, when the initial class of Wavemaker Fellowships were chosen. Is this a good plan to improve the quality of Rhode Island’s workforce?
Rhode Island Hospital will receive $1,877,090 in federal funding from the National Institutes of Health as part of the Environmental Influence on Children’s Health Outcomes initiative, which studies how environmental factors in early development influence the health of children and adolescents.
Rhode Island received $216,697 in awards from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in an effort to increase the number of mental health providers and substance abuse counselors in the state.
Hope & Main and the Rhode Island chapter of the American Culinary Federation will host a three-course lobster boil fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 25, with proceeds going to scholarships for high schoolers looking to enter the culinary industry and business and technical assistance for Hope & Main members.