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RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN President John Maeda is looking to bolster the school’s Web-based offerings. /

Maeda expanding RISD’s virtual reach

New President John Maeda predicts soaring growth at Rhode Island School of Design, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be seeing a new gym or...

Helping women smash glass ceiling is her mission

Ask long-time management consultant Susan Colantuono why she’s made it her mission to move more women into corporate America’s boardrooms and corner offices, and...

Emissive Energy wins long fight v. false claim

Craig Scott is an attorney with the firm Duffy Sweeney & Scott, which has offices in Providence and Boston. He concentrates his practice in...
Cintas corporation employees, from left, Evens Desir, Thelma Molina, and Pamela Saez walk the company’s Cumberland facility. /

Training, rewards programs get results at Cintas

At Cintas Corp., managers credit their trainee and recognition programs as two reasons for the company’s 37 consecutive years of growth. “We have a regimented...
Employee Health is a priority at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP, which has 
previously received workplace-wellness awards. /

Benefits exceed pay at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder

A yoga class at work, a massage right at your desk, a brisk fitness walk with the office crew - all those activities are...
Falvey Cargo Underwriting Employees enjoy medical and dental coverage paid entirely by the company. /

At Falvey, CEO leads effort to develop workers

At Falvey Cargo Underwriting Ltd., the employee-development program is more than a way to boost morale – it ensures the company will have qualified...
Ben Swanson, left, is part of the sales team at SolarWrights. Also pictured, from left: Sheila Doherty, Melanie Gasper and Colin Roberts. /

Belief in the mission bonds SolarWrights’ team

SolarWrights Inc. offers competitive benefits and opportunities for promotion but employees point to something else when asked why it’s a great place to work. For...

Ghost stories keep this publishing family busy

When Paul Eno launched a family business editing and publishing trade newsletters, he didn’t set out to become one of America’s best-known ghost hunters. But...

Corruption in politics gets an airing at OCG forum

To panelists at Operation Clean Government forum this month, there’s no mystery why Rhode Island Republicans are rallying around their anti-corruption crusade. “It’s...
WATERFIRE is a major summer attraction that can create traffic problems in Providence. Tourism officials are urging visitors to park outside the downtown and walk to the event. /

Down economy not raining on plans to lure tourists

Dale Venturini is president of the Rhode Island Hospitality and Tourism Association. She spoke with Providence Business News recently about how the state’s tourism...

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