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NINETY PERCENT of the more than 250 students taking classes during the Community College of Rhode Island’s January 2019 winter session received a passing grade. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI: 90 percent of winter session students received passing grades

WARWICK – Community College of Rhode Island’s first winter session in more than three decades received a passing grade – both literally and figuratively. The...
RHODE ISLAND has been selected as one of four states to receive a $300,000 fitness equipment gift from the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils as part of the foundation’s “DON’T QUIT!” campaign.

R.I. among 4 states selected for $300K fitness equipment gift

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has been selected as one of four states to receive a $300,000 fitness equipment gift from the National Foundation for...
DEEPLY FOCUSED: Matthew Shenoda, social equity and inclusion vice president at Rhode Island School of Design, speaks with social equity inclusion fellow Rene Payne.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Matthew Shenoda

5Q: Matthew Shenoda | Social equity and inclusion vice president, Rhode Island School of Design 1. You’ve held the inaugural position of social equity...

Steinberg asks NRI Chamber members to help state better educate children

LINCOLN – Rhode Island Foundation President and CEO Neil D. Steinberg on Feb. 6 challenged attendees at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce’s...

Infosys launches Design and Innovation Center, announces partnership with CCRI

PROVIDENCE – Infosys Ltd. launched its 25,000-square-foot Providence Design and Innovation Center at 75 Fountain St. on Feb. 12. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s office said...
RENDERINGS OF Brown University's state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center, released Wednesday, show a glass 'clearstory' extending out from the building's main frame, allowing visibility into the structure's main floor and performance hall./COURTESY REX

Brown unveils new performing arts center plans and renderings

PROVIDENCE – Plans and renderings of Brown University’s new Performing Arts Center to be built on Angell Street were released by the university and...
IOANNIS N. MIAOULIS has been named the 11th president of Roger Williams University. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU names Miaoulis next president

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University on Wednesday named Ioannis N. Miaoulis as its next president. Miaolis has served as the president and director of the...
INFOSYS Ltd. launched its Providence Design and Innovation Center at 75 Fountain St. Tuesday along with Rhode Island officials. Above, Salil Parekh, CEO of Infosys. /BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SAMYUKTA LAKSHMI

Infosys launches Design and Innovation Center, announces partnership with CCRI

PROVIDENCE – Infosys Ltd. launched its 25,000-square-foot Providence Design and Innovation Center at 75 Fountain St. Tuesday with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and other...

Brown raises tuition and fees, makes moves to cut greenhouse gases

PROVIDENCE – The Corporation of Brown University has approved a 5 percent increase in undergraduate tuition and fees, bringing the total to $73,736 for...
BROWN UNIVERSITY had 35 students selected for the Fulbright Student Program in the 2018-2019 academic year, more than any other institution in the U.S. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown has most Fulbright students in U.S. for 2018-2019 academic year

PROVIDENCE – Brown University had the highest number of Fulbright students of any educational institution in the nation for the 2018-2019 academic year, according...
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