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LYNNE M. DUNPHY has been named the first holder of the URI College of Nursing's new Routhier Chair of Practice. /

URI getting $0.5M to fund Routhier Chair of nursing

KINGSTON VILLAGE – The University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing today announced that a new faculty chair has been established, through a $500,000...

JWU business dean seeks to boost school’s reputation

As dean of the College of Business at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, which has roughly 3,500 students, David Mitchell is working to...
MARCIA B. REBACK, president of the Rhode Island Federation of Teachers and Health Professionals, speaks with Frank Casey of the Northern Rhode Island Collaborative union during their monthly executive council meeting. /

Performance issues add to drive for school reform

Rhode Island’s teachers’ unions, long under political fire, are bracing for a tough year as a tight state budget, new restrictions on municipal and...

’08 budget may bring big battles

Rhode Island AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer George Nee has no idea what proposals are going to be included in the governor’s budget for fiscal 2008. But...

Advisory council seeks $2.2M, training initiatives

The R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council last Wednesday released a wish-list of investments and policy initiatives it says could help turn Rhode Island...
KARYN RHODES, who recently earned a national human resources certification at Bryant, has been hired as a senior HR manager at New England Ambulance. /

Certifications seen as crucial to gain a competitive edge

PMP. PHR. CFP. The acronyms that follow a person's name after he or she has received a professional certification are increasingly sought after by employers. As...

It’s about more than accounting

There is more to being a good accountant than accounting. At least that's the message that Bryant University had been getting from employers. In response,...
PATTY CARBONE, child care director at CFS of Newport County, reads and acts out Maurice Sendak's 'Where the Wild Things Are' for a class at the child development center. /

Early-ed pros get a boost from JWU

Curriculum ranges from training to grad degreesEarly childhood educators are feeling the same squeeze as elementary and secondary educators when it comes to improving...

Agricultural program starts 5th year at URI

The University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Agriculture are launching the fifth year of the...

CVS honored for hiring people with disabilities

By David Ortiz Contributing Writer CVS/pharmacy, the nation’s largest drugstore chain, has earned national recognition for its achievements in employing people with disabilities. The Woonsocket-based company received...
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