Wednesday, July 6, 2022

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JWU designated as national center of academic excellence in cyber defense

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University recently announced that it has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence by the National Security Agency,...

Clark named new Southern New England American Heart Association executive director

PROVIDENCE – Michelle Clark, who has served as development director for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign for the last three...
THE RHODE ISLAND Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School and the Papitto Opportunity Connection created a four-year partnership to expand diversity and inclusion within its music education initiatives. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA & MUSIC SCHOOL

R.I. Philharmonic, Papitto Opportunity Connection ink partnership to expand diversity initiatives...

PAWTUCKET – The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School announced Tuesday at Agnes E. Little Elementary School a major four-year partnership with Papitto...

UMasss receives $375K match from local banks for student offshore wind...

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth was recently awarded $375,000 in grants from three local financial institutions to match a grant from the...

Georgetown dad acquitted in final college bribery scam trial 

BOSTON (AP) – A father was acquitted Thursday of charges that he paid off a Georgetown University tennis coach to get his daughter into...
A NEW REPORT released Friday by the United Way of Rhode Island and the Brown University School of Public Health notes that the rate of Black homeowners in Rhode Island lags behind the national average. / COURTESY UNITED WAY OF RHODE ISLAND

Report: Black homeownership in R.I. below national rate

PROVIDENCE – Even though approximately 3 in 5 Rhode Islanders own a home, the number of Black homeowners within the Ocean State is lower...

Judge: State violated rights of English-language learners

PROVIDENCE – A Superior Court judge ruled Thursday the Council of Elementary and Secondary Education and the state Department of Education violated the rights...
R.I. EDUCATION COMMISSIONER Angelica Infante-Green announced Wednesday that the state will take measures to improve civics education being taught in public schools. / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

R.I. education officials announce measures to improve civics education

PROVIDENCE – In a significant agreement following a federal lawsuit filed four years by a group of local students, state education officials announced Wednesday...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION awarded more than $360,000 in grants to 15 medical research projects. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards $360K in medical research grants

PROVIDENCE – Fifteen medical research projects have been awarded more than $360,000 in seed funding from the Rhode Island Foundation to help with various...

Former RISD interim president named Bryant’s new CFO, VP of business...

SMITHFIELD – David R. Proulx, who briefly served as the interim president at the Rhode Island School of Design, has been appointed as Bryant...

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