Nonprofit & Education

Brown University students buzz over new Center for Entrepreneurship

PROVIDENCE – Brown University reports its entrepreneurial-minded students are “bursting with excitement” over the recent opening of the school’s new Jonathan M. Nelson Center...
RIDE ANNOUNCED the allocation of $3 million in federal funding for after-school and summer programs in Rhode Island.

R.I. receives $3.1M in federal grants for after-school and summer programs

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education announced the allocation of $3.1 million in federal grants Monday for 16 organizations that offer after-school and...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION announced $2.6 million in grants from its Behavioral Health Fund to six Rhode Island organizations to improve behavioral health care services in the state. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation awards $2.6M from new Behavioral Health Fund

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation is providing $2.6 million in grants for six organizations to improve behavioral health care in the state, the...
NEIL D. STEINBERG, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, addresses the crowd at the foundation's 2019 Annual Meeting. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation holds annual meeting, provides updates on health care...

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation held its 2019 Annual Meeting Thursday evening at the R.I. Convention Center with more than 850 guests in...

URI College of Pharmacy ranks 10th for federal research funding

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island's College of Pharmacy ranked No. 10 among the nation's 142 pharmacy colleges for the amount research...
STRETCH BREAK: Cranston manufacturer Taco Comfort Solutions hasn’t had any severe injuries in recent years, according to Occupational Health and Safety Administration statistics for severe injuries in Rhode Island workplaces. Circulator assembler Joe Branca, left, leads the residential division in performing stretches every two hours, which has reduced minor injuries and muscular-skeletal complaints.
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How safe is your workplace?

In March 2018, an employee of SMM New England Corp., doing business as Sims Metal Management in Providence, was erecting a sign in the...
BUILDING A NEW FUTURE: Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s Rhode Island Promise program has increased enrollment and graduation rates at the Community College of Rhode Island in its two years. 
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DAVE HANSEN

RI Promise delivers as CCRI graduation sets a record

Three years ago, when Gov. Gina M. Raimondo started her push for the Rhode Island Promise program, she did not receive universal plaudits.Speaker of...
Lisa Carnevale has been an integral part of the Providence art scene for years. Her latest project, DesignxRI, was built to support and connect designers to each other and to work. And with its yearly Design Week RI, the group accomplishes just that. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Listening helps to translate ideas into actions

Lisa Carnevale | DesignxRI co-founder, executive directorA friend recently reminded me about the difference between “hearing” and “listening.” It’s an important distinction and something...

Salganik to lead RIPIN

SAMUAL SALGANIK was recently named executive director for the Rhode Island Parent Information Network, a Cranston-based nonprofit that helps individuals and families who need...

Fogarty to be honored during Bryant’s 34th annual World Trade Day...

SMITHFIELD – The late Raymond Fogarty, a student and administrator at Bryant University, former director of Bryant’s John H. Chafee Center for International Business...
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