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PROVIDENCE COLLEGE has announced the appointment of three new deans, two of which are newly created positions to the school as of the 2018-19 academic year. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

PC appoints 3 new deans as 2018-19 academic year commences

PROVIDENCE – Providence College Tuesday announced the appointment of three new deans – two of which are newly created positions – as the 2018-19...
FOUR NEW Career Pathways courses were announced by Roger Williams University on Tuesday. The courses target individuals who are looking to enter the workforce quickly and may not have time to wait to get a degree. They will be held at the university's Providence campus. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

With Career Pathways offering, RWU emphasizes history of readiness courses

PROVIDENCE – Starting Oct. 1, University College at Roger Williams University curriculum will grow to include four new career-focused programs.Students, particularly those pursuing entry-level...
A CELEBRATION of the life and legacy of late Roger Williams University President Donald J. Farish has been scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 12 on the Bristol campus. / PBN FILE PHOTO / RUPERT WHITELEY

Celebration of RWU’s Farish scheduled for Wednesday, public welcome

BRISTOL - A public celebration of the life and legacy of late Roger Williams University President Donald J. Farish has been scheduled by the...
The U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Colleges survey results were released Monday. The findings show little movement for top school Brown University while Providence College and University of Rhode Island each fell in a year-over-year comparison. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Brown ranks No.14 nationally, PC ranks No. 2 regionally in U.S....

PROVIDENCE – As the 2018-2019 academic year heads into its second week for most colleges and universities, on Monday, U.S. News & World Report...
THE RFP process for AmeriCorps grant fund applications will be overseen by ServeRI, which was recently added to the portfolio of the R.I. Department of Education.

RIDE issues RFP for AmeriCorps grant funding

PROVIDENCE - The R.I. Department of Education has issued a request for proposals for organizations seeking AmeriCorps grant funding.Grants will be awarded on a...

URI researchers release Ukrainian moth to eliminate invasive weed

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A decade into studying the invasive black and pale swallow-wort, University of Rhode Island researchers have released a species of moth...
INCLUSIVE APPROACH: Noni Thomas López, head of school at the Gordon School in East Providence, says the school is founded on the idea of inclusivity, which is why it has launched a new individualized tuition payment program for families this year in order to diversify its student population.
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DAVID HANSEN

Private schools adjusting tuition policies in effort to diversify enrollments

Gordon School and other independent schools that have re-examined their tuition policies in recent years have reached a similar conclusion.If they want to diversify...

Carmody named Junior Achievement of Rhode Island board chair

SUZANNE CARMODY, senior vice president and head of core banking sourcing for Citizens Bank, was elected as board chairman of Junior Achievement of Rhode...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO and the R.I. Commerce Corp. announced 240 new Wavemaker Fellowship awards to help STEM and design professionals defray student loan costs.

Raimondo, Commerce RI award 240 Wavemaker Fellowships in 3rd round

PROVIDENCE - Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Commerce Corp. announced Tuesday that in its third round, the Wavemaker Fellowship awards have supported...
BROWN UNIVERSITY ranked No. 7 in the nation in the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education's 2019 U.S. College rankings. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

WSJ ranks Brown University No. 7 in the nation in...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University ranked No. 7 on the Wall Street Journal’s 2019 U.S. College Rankings, released Thursday, the highest of any school in...
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