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MORE THAN $163,000 in 73 state arts grants were approved by the R.I. State Council on the Arts board Tuesday at a meeting in Cranston. / COURTESY RISCA

RISCA announces 73 grants in fall FY19 award round

PROVIDENCE – Seventy-three grants, totaling $163,181, were approved by the R.I. State Council on the Arts board Tuesday at the organization’s December meeting.Tuesday’s grants...

Interaction, reaction focus of Naval war games

NEWPORT – More than 70 members of academia, the student body and military attended the U.S. Naval War College’s war game in November, the...
COMMERCE RI announced has announced the three selected Innovation Campus applications submitted this year. The projects total $12 million in requested public funding. Above, Peckham Farm at URI, the site of one of the funded projects. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

3 projects chosen for Innovation Campus program

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley announced Tuesday morning the approval of three of the 16...

UMassD, BCC launch Plus Program to help students successfully transfer

DARTMOUTH – A memorandum of understanding between Bristol Community College and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth was signed Dec. 10 establishing The Plus Program:...

DATMA receives $27.5K grant from Community Foundation

NEW BEDFORD – The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute, otherwise known as DATMA, was awarded a $27,500 Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts grant...

New scholarship opportunities for Providence Country Day students

EAST PROVIDENCE – A new scholarship program designed to reward high-achieving students at Providence Country Day School will launch in the 2019-2020 academic year.“In...
ENGAGING STUDENTS: ­Denise Coppa, interim associate dean of graduate programs at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing, teaches a class at the Rhode Island Nursing Education Center in Providence. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

URI launches mental health nurse practitioner master’s program

Nationwide, and here in Rhode Island, the health care industry is suffering from a documented shortage of qualified nurse practitioners.Employment in the sector across...
With deep experience in nursing, ranging from being an RN, to earning a Ph.D. in nursing and being the executive director of the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, Pamela L. McCue understands all aspects of the profession and 
its importance to quality health care delivery. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Staying true to the mission defines path to success

Pamela L. McCue | Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College CEOThe demand for registered nurses will continue to grow, but it is not just...

Taking ownership of public education

Rhode Island needs a well-educated workforce to strengthen small businesses, the backbone of our economy. We need a strong, stable public education system to...

Salve Regina names Kelli J. Armstrong its first lay president

NEWPORT — Salve Regina University has named Kelli J. Armstrong as its eighth president and its first lay president.The university announced the development to...
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