Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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COVID-19 vaccination mandates are mulled by universities, businesses

PROVIDENCE – Universities and businesses in Rhode Island are grappling with whether to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees, and in the case of colleges,...
DR. JACK A. ELIAS will step down in his role as the dean of Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School and become the university’s senior health advisor. / PBN FILE PHOTO / MIKE SKORSKI

Elias stepping down as Warren Alpert Medical School dean; will become...

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Jack A. Elias will be stepping down in his role as dean of Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School and will...

Brown announces fall student vaccination requirement

PROVIDENCE – Brown University announced plans for a mostly in-person fall semester return that will require all students on campus to have received a...
SIGNING UP: Kayla Amado, an occupational therapist, is one of the growing number of people applying to the Community College of Rhode Island nursing program. She is in the CCRI lab at the Warwick campus.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Many nursing schools see spike in applications

Kayla Amado has seen the ­horrors of the coronavirus up close as a front-line worker. Amado worked in a Providence-based rehabilitation facility when COVID-19 cases...
HELPING STUDENTS: Angelo Garcia, founder and head of school at Segue Institute for Learning in Central Falls, with eighth graders, from left: Marvin Gonzalez, Christian Beaton and Kimberly Ortega. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Charter school debate rekindled by legislation

Angelo Garcia’s plans to expand Segue Institute for Learning began the day after the school first opened 12 years ago. Garcia, Segue’s founder and head...
Sophie Glenn Lau

New era of college admission: It’s about character

The modern approach to college admission is perhaps best summed up in the words of a Lincoln School senior at a recent virtual college...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY is requiring all students and staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before returning to campus in the fall. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU wants students vaccinated for COVID-19 before returning in fall

BRISTOL – In a letter Thursday to the campus community, Roger Williams University President Ioannis N. Miaoulis said the school will require all students...
THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS Dartmouth announced Wednesday that it will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the 2020 and 2020 graduating classes in June, and also allow limited attendance.

UMass Dartmouth to hold in-person commencements, allow limited attendance

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced Wednesday that it will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for both the 2020 and 2021 graduating classes...
IN-CLASS INSTRUCTION: Briar Dacier, machine technology instructor at William M. Davies Jr. Career & Technical High School in Lincoln, with students Angel DeLaCruz and Mariama Barry in the machine lab. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Davies students continue hands-on learning in and out of school during...

PBN Manufacturing Awards 2021 Collaboration in Manufacturing: William M. Davies Jr. Career & Technical High School The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped students at William M. Davies...

Providence College to hold modified in-person commencement

PROVIDENCE – Providence College announced that its May 20 commencement for the 2021 graduating class will be modified and will be in person for...

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