THE TEAM AT the Big Picture Soda Company donates a $2,000 check to the executives of Dollars For Scholars. Pictured, from left, bottom row: Susan Gibbs, director of The MET School Dollars for Scholars; Nancy Diaz, co-director of The MET School; Jean Merlain, CEO of the Big Picture Soda Company; Keith Scola Controllet, the Big Picture Soda Company; Devron Dugan, sales representative for Big Picture Soda Company; Anthony Moore, IT director of the Big Picture Soda Company. From left, top row: Carlos Garcia, bilingual sales representative for the Big Picture Soda Company. /

MET School venture gives donation to college fund

Employees of the Big Picture Soda Company, a student run nonprofit venture, donated $2,000 as part of a check presentation to the Dollars for...
‘Businesses in Rhode Island can greatly benefit from this pool of smart, dedicated kids.’ Jami Ouellette /

Designer to bring ideas to R.I. College Crusade

Jami Ouellette has been named to the board of directors for the College Crusade of Rhode Island. Ouellette is president and creative director of...
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Women are making history

National Women’s History Month (March) seems particularly relevant this year when women are making history in remarkable ways. For the first time, we have...

Women’s Summit a triumph, again

The Bryant University Women’s Summit is always an empowering event. Participants come away charged up with new ideas, new contacts and a new sense...

Taxes are income redistribution, it’s plain and simple

For the last four or five years, conservatives in Rhode Island have commanded the most economic attention – putting forward the myth that the...
THE MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ARTS in Doha, slated for completion this fall, was designed by I.M. Pei to showcase the Qatar National Collection of Islamic Art. /

Mandle to lead Qatar Museums Authority

DOHA, Qatar – Roger Mandle will move to the Persian Gulf this summer when he leaves the Rhode Island School of Design, to take...
TOP HONORS went to high school students Christopher Piette of Smithfield, a student at La Salle Academy in Providence, and Gabriel Fine of Scituate High School. Named Best in Fair in the Senior Division, they will go on to compete in the International Science and Engineering Fair this May in Atlanta. /

R.I. Science & Engineering Fair honors top winners

WARWICK – Winners in this year’s Amgen Rhode Island Science & Engineering Fair were honored last night in a ceremony at Community College of...

MetLife ranked among top firms for executive women

NEW YORK – For the third year in a row, MetLife Inc. was ranked by the National Association for Female Executives among its annual...

UMass trustees confirm 3.1% fee increase for 2008-09

DARTMOUTH – The board of trustees for the University of Massachusetts system today approved a 3.1-percent increase in student charges for the 2008-2009 school...

ProvGeeks to spotlight GyPSii ‘mobile lifestyle’ tech

PROVIDENCE – This month, the Providence Geeks will host representatives from GyPSii, an Amsterdam-based company with operations in Warwick that has created an...

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