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JWU rolls out occupational therapy doctorate program

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University has welcomed its inaugural class of 12 students for the state’s first entry-level occupational therapy doctorate program.The full-time,...

6 R.I. students awarded scholarships that honor Roger Williams

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded scholarships to six Rhode Island high school students who will start college next fall. The winners...

Ex-College Crusade chief appointed interim president of JWU Charlotte campus

PROVIDENCE – Todd D. Flaherty, former president and CEO of the College Crusade of Rhode Island, has been appointed interim president of the Charlotte...

UMass Dartmouth researcher finds ocean temps pushing fish populations north

DARTMOUTH – Changing ocean temperatures are altering the locations of fish populations, putting East Coast fishing communities at risk, according to a new study...
THE WARWICK SCHOOL COMMITTEE cut programs, sports, teachers' aides and other staffers, as well as items including textbooks from its budget following the approval of a $174 million budget, $7 million less than the school district had requested.

WJAR: Warwick cuts programs, drawing protest

WARWICK – The Warwick public schools system has cut sports and clubs, textbooks and teachers’ assistants, among other things, following the approval of a...
CHARTERCARE HEALTH PARTNERS IS CLOSING the St. Joseph School of Nursing, citing enrollment and tuition issues. / COURTESY OUR LADY OF FATIMA HOSPITAL

CharterCARE closes St. Joseph School of Nursing

NORTH PROVIDENCE – CharterCARE Health Partners announced that it will permanently close the St. Joseph School of Nursing this year after 117 years of...
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...

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...

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....
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