Nonprofit & Education

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...

‘Mature workers’ seen as neglected

Human resources executive Brandon Melton doesn’t want to know his employees’ ages, or their health issues, either. It’s his way of protecting himself and...

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...

HUD awards $213,547 for R.I. housing counseling

WASHINGTON – Rhode Island organizations will receive $213,547 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help local families find and responsibly...
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Passion is needed for success

Every now and then, a column generates so much feedback that the feedback itself becomes column fodder. A few weeks ago, I wrote about...

Brown given $14.1M to join <br>largest-ever study of kids’ health

PROVIDENCE – Brown University has been awarded a $14.1 million contract by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to join the...

CVS Caremark donation supports NICU program

PROVIDENCE – The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust has awarded a two-year, $400,000 grant to Women & Infants Hospital to expand the neonatal intensive-care unit’s...

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...
QUALITY PARTNERS CEO H. John Keimig joins St. Elizabeth Home employees, from left: Linda Gorman, nurse manager; Andrea Smith, director of nursing; Lisa Lavigne, registered nurse; Janelle Hackett, life-enhancement coach; and Matthew Trimble, administrator of the nursing home, which took home the Advancing Innovation in Nursing Home Care award for its innovative pain-management program. /

250 attend 4th Celebration of Healthcare Quality

PROVIDENCE – Two hundred and fifty medical leaders and professionals attended the the Fourth Annual Celebration of Healthcare Quality in Rhode Island, co-hosted by...

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....
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