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Thursday, November 15, 2018

In Their Own Words

Five Questions With: Jack Templin

Jack Templin is one of the best-known figures in the local tech scene as co-founder of the Providence Geeks networking dinners and program leader...
"IF THE federal government begins making all of these loans, it will have to issue that much in additional Treasuries bills each year at a time when our national debt is already at record levels and the traditional buyers of Treasuries, such China, are showing signs of saturation," said Charles Kelley, executive director of the R.I. Student Loan Authority. /

Five Questions With: Charles Kelley

With the support of President Barack Obama, lawmakers are moving to largely remove private lenders from the federal student loan industry by eliminating federally...

Social media creates new horizon for direct mailers

Mercury Mail opened in 1953, when Americans not only loved to shop from catalogs, but eagerly awaited the latest mailings offering everything from fashion,...
Music provides a means by which young people can express themselves. /

Pelczarski to lead R.I. Philharmonic for two-year term

Karen Pelczarski has been elected to serve a two-year term as president of the board for the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School....
COMMISSIONER of elementary and secondary education Deborah A. Gist has wasted no time in setting an aggressive agenda for the state's schools. /

Gist: Plan to raise student test scores is coming

It appears Deborah A. Gist isn’t one for wasting time. Gist, who took over as Rhode Island’s commissioner of elementary and secondary education on July...

Brackett named chair of R.I. State Council on Arts

William A. Brackett has been elected chair of the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. Brackett is technical director for the Providence Performing...

Five Questions With: Rajiv Kumar

The competition changed how thousands of Rhode Islanders think of weight loss and exercise, making it a group challenge to be taken on with...
"IN THE IT industry, as well, there are many opportunities to get your certifications, whether it be in programming in hardware, with Cisco certifications, or others," said Kathie Shields, executive director of the Tech Collective.
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Five Questions With: Kathie Shields

Kathie Shields is executive director of the Tech Collective, the nonprofit trade association that represents Rhode Island’s IT and biotechnology sectors. Shields talked with...
We have a chance to capture and enhance that excitement. /

Fandetti named new Collete Web manager

Seth Fandetti has been promoted to director of online marketing at Collette Vacations. In his new role, Fandetti will oversee the company’s Web site,...

Herreid named new associate at Residential

Sally Herreid has been named sales associate in the Wickenden Street office of Residential Properties Ltd. Herreid, who was licensed in real estate in...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am