RHODE ISLAND RANKED No. 19 in the nation for child well-being in the 2019 Kids Count data book. / COURTESY KIDS COUNT

Report: R.I. ranks No. 19 in nation for child well-being

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 19 in the nation in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2019 Kids Count report measuring children’s well-being, released...
PHIL ADAMS HAS BEEN NAMED director of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. He had served as interim director since last July. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH

UMass Dartmouth appoints director of Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

DARTMOUTH – A former technology company CEO has been appointed as director of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in...
AMGEN RHODE ISLAND employees celebrating palcing No. 1 in the 2019 Best Places To Work competition among enterprise companies. / PBN PHOTO/ MIKE SKORSI

PBN Best Places To Work 2019 event draws boisterous, sold-out crowd

WARWICK – Sixty companies in the region were celebrated as Providence Business News' 2019 Best Places To Work on Thursday during a sold-out event...

Bryant University’s school in China awards its first degrees

SMITHFIELD – Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley awarded bachelor's degrees to 130 graduates of Bryant Zhuhai last Saturday, the first graduating class of...

Five Questions With: Joseph DeSantis

When Tri-Town Community Action Agency and South County Community Action Agency decided to merge almost three years ago to form Tri-County Community Action Agency,...

Cranston teacher wins Financial Literacy Educator of the Year honor

PROVIDENCE – Cranston elementary school teacher James Gemma has been named Rhode Island's Financial Literacy Educator of the Year.Gemma, who teaches at Edward S....

College Unbound in running for $100K Drucker Institute prize

PROVIDENCE – The president of College Unbound says the nontraditional degree-granting school for adult learners is a semifinalist for a $100,000 prize from the...

CCRI admissions officials recruiting students at the beach

WARWICK – Community College of Rhode Island admissions officials are hitting the beach – among other places – to recruit students next week.A mobile...

Philanthropy Calendar, June 14, 2019

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...
Pam Hyland has been the CEO of the Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England since late 2015 and before that headed a Girl Scout organization in upstate New York and rural Pennsylvania. She lives the Girl Scout mission, promise and law every day. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Making decisions for the long run yields the best results today

Pam Hyland | Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England president and CEOI am a lifetime professional Girl Scout. I have worked in seven states,...
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