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...
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Five Questions With June Speakman

Rep. June Speakman | Democrat, Bristol1. You decided to seek office while working at Roger Williams University. How did that affect you as a...

URI needs own board of trustees

There is no question, the University of Rhode Island is not like the Community College of Rhode Island, nor even Rhode Island College. Yet...

U.S. Naval War College president reassigned amid investigation by Navy

NEWPORT – The U.S. Naval War College says President Rear Admiral Jeffrey Harley was reassigned pending the final report from an ongoing inspector general...
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND President David M. Dooley appeared before the House Finance Committee Monday in support of legislation that would create a URI board of trustees. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Do you think that the University of Rhode Island should have...

University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley went before the General Assembly recently to argue that URI needs an independent board of trustees...

UMass Dartmouth conference focuses on marine renewable energy

FALL RIVER – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship hosted its Marine Renewable Energy Conference, “Pioneering Ocean Energy Innovation in...
THE CHERRY & Webb building, at 275 Westminster St., has been sold. / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE TALERICO

Paolino sells Cherry & Webb building to performing arts school

PROVIDENCE – After nearly 10 years and three leased locations, Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts charter school this fall will move into a...
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND President David M. Dooley appeared before the House Finance Committee Monday in support of legislation that would create a URI board of trustees. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Dooley testifies for bill to create URI board of trustees

PROVIDENCE – University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley told lawmakers Monday that URI urgently needs its own board of trustees, arguing that...
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