Making women a priority

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP recently decided it was time to place greater focus on women’s advancement, both within the firm and within the...

Patrick proposes ‘historic’ $2 billion higher-ed bond

BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick last Wednesday filed a 10-year, $2 billion higher-education bond measure with the Mass. Legislature that he described as...

BankRI aids community development with grant

Bank Rhode Island has awarded a $10,000 grant to Rhode Island Local Initiatives Support Corporation aimed at helping the organization in its neighborhood stabilization...
KATIE BROWN Educational Program board members  Dr. Jay Schachne, left, and Sue Jenkinson, with Verizon Regional Director of External Affairs Richard Colon. /

Verizon donation to help educate youth on violence

The Verizon Foundation recently awarded a $10,000 grant to the Katie Brown Educational Program for its new “Train the Trainer” initiative. The program is...

R.I. college-readiness effort wins $2.7M federal grant

PROVIDENCE – The College Crusade of Rhode Island today announced it has received $2.7 million in matching funds from the U.S. Department of Education....

Patrick proposes ‘historic’ $2B higher-ed bond

BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick today is filing a 10-year, $2 billion higher-education bond measure with the Mass. Legislature that he described as...
LILIANA DOLAN, right, president of Temporarily Yours Inc., goes over accounts payable with executive recruiter Lori Turchetta. /

SBA probes role of gender in business

Liliana Dolan, president and founder of Temporarily Yours Inc., started the Warwick-based staffing company almost 10 years ago mostly because of her family, she...
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Dimeo training emphasizes producing broad results

During the past four years, Dimeo Construction Co. has boosted its efforts to train employees beyond the basics in construction, safety and management of...
Sara Laschever, co-author of Women Don't Ask, came and spoke at a Leading Women's meeting last week. /

Self-advocacy a trait that is necessary

Sara Laschever, co-author of the book “Women Don’t Ask,” says it is not about something women do badly.“Advocacy is a gender norm for women,”...
URI PRESIDENT Robert L. Carothers says that fundraising, including this new capital campaign, is key for the university as state support dwindles. /

Carothers launching $100M capital campaign for URI

Since taking charge at the University of Rhode Island in 1991, President Robert L. Carothers has taken the onetime party school through a physical...
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