Nonprofit & Education

DUAL HARMONY: Nicole O’Malley, left, is the founder and executive director of Hands in Harmony, which uses musical therapy to help individuals with complex medical conditions. Here, O’Malley works with longtime client Abigail Magiera, 21, of Coventry. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Hands in Harmony transitions to virtual platform

HANDS IN HARMONY, an organization founded in 2017 that treats patients using music therapy, has converted its operation from an in-person service to a...
Kerri Spero

Spero receives 2 U.S. Navy graphic design awards

KERRI SPERO, a visual information specialist for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, in the U.S. Navy’s Graphics and Digital Imaging branch, in Newport, is...
SCOUT’S HONOR: Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England CEO Pam Hyland had to face various challenges, such as moving programming to virtual means due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to keep the organization moving forward. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Hyland bleeds green and embraces challenges with Girl Scouts

C-SUITE AWARDS 2020 CEO, NONPROFIT/SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES: Pam Hyland | Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England IN THESE EXTRAORDINARY times, Girl Scouts of Southeastern New...
THE ‘RITE’ STEP: Among the programs Cooper Woodard, The Groden Network’s chief clinical officer, has helped lead in continuing the organization’s mission is the residential intensive treatment and evaluation program, a community-based, staff-secured setting where clients receive behavioral and psychiatric assessment support and stabilization. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Woodard continues Groden Network’s mission to help others

C-SUITE AWARDS 2020 CHIEF CLINICAL OFFICER, NONPROFIT/SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES: Cooper Woodard | The Groden Network AS A MEDICAL STUDENT at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, Cooper...
FIXER-UPPER: Upon arriving at Providence Children’s Museum in 2017, Associate Director Jennifer Bose quickly took action to help upgrade several operating systems in order to get the museum up to date. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Bose’s creativity, leadership at Providence Children’s Museum on full display

C-SUITE AWARDS 2020 RISING STAR: Jennifer Bose | Providence Children’s Museum JENNIFER BOSE had never visited a museum when she chose to major in art...

Five Rhode Island nonprofits receive $50K from National Grid Foundation

PROVIDENCE – Five Rhode Island-based nonprofits recently received $50,000 combined from the National Grid Foundation to support hunger relief and human services for individuals...
SEAN F. REID has been named the new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs for Providence College. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Providence College names Reid provost

PROVIDENCE – Sean F. Reid, dean of Ithaca College School of Business, is joining the leadership team at Providence College. Reid will be the private...
THE R.I. OFFICE of the Attorney General and the R.I. Office of the General Treasurer launched Thursday a new website, called, to offer support for student-loan borrowers and ensure them of their rights. / COURTESY STUDENTLOANRIGHTSRI.COM

R.I. AG, Treasurer’s offices launch new website to protect student-loan borrowers

PROVIDENCE – Nearly a year after the Student Loan Bill of Rights was passed in Rhode Island, the R.I. Office of the General Treasurer...

PPAC won’t reopen until 2021

PROVIDENCE – Providence Performing Arts Center's reopening will not be until January 2021, the organization announced on Wednesday. The theater said that it is taking...

Five Questions With: Jennie Johnson

Jennie Johnson is the executive director for City Year Providence, a nonprofit that has its members partner with local schools to provide educational support...

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