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People’s Credit Union donates $1,000 to Bristol Warren Education Foundation

MIDDLETOWN – People’s Credit Union donated $1,000 to the Bristol Warren Education Foundation, according to a news release. The donation to the community-based education organization...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY'S new $13.8 million School of Engineering, Computing and Construction Management building is set to open Wednesday when students return to campus. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU’s new engineering and construction management lab building to open Wednesday

BRISTOL – Engineering and computer science students returning to Roger Williams University from winter break this week will start taking classes and do lab...
The Rhode Island Foundation has committed $1 million towards implementation of a 10-year health initiative. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation commits $1M to 10-year health plan for state

PROVIDENCE – After more than a year of poring over vast amounts of data related to the health of Rhode Islanders, the Rhode Island...

URI adds undergraduate degree in interdisciplinary neuroscience

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A new undergraduate program in interdisciplinary neuroscience is set to begin this fall at the University of Rhode Island. The program is...
KATE O'HARA was named the new dean of Bristol Community College's Attleboro campus. / COURTESY BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Bristol Community College names O’Hara to lead Attleboro campus

ATTLEBORO – Bristol Community College has appointed a new dean to oversee the Attleboro campus. Kate O’Hara, who started her position Monday according to a...
BRYANT UNIVERSITY President Ronald K. Machtley was ranked as the highest-compensated private-college leader in the U.S. in 2017, according to rankings released Tuesday by The Chronicle of Higher Education. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Are you concerned that Rhode Island had the two highest-compensated private-college...

Retiring Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley made more than $6.2 million in 2017. Former Johnson & Wales University Chancellor, CEO and President John...
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Five Questions with Maribeth Calabro, Providence Teachers Union president

Maribeth Calabro | President, Providence Teachers Union 1. The Providence public schools are now under R.I. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education control. What...

Oberg elected Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island board president

C. PAUL OBERG has been elected president of the board of directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island for 2020. He is...

Bryant’s capital campaign concludes with record $111M raised

SMITHFIELD – The capital campaign that Bryant University launched in 2014 reached a defining moment at the end of 2019: setting a record for...
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE ranked highest among Rhode Island colleges included in a LendEdu report on undergraduate financial aid. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Report: PC ranks highest in R.I. for financial aid in ’17-’18...

PROVIDENCE – Providence College ranks highest for financial aid among colleges in Rhode Island, in a LendEdu report released this week. The report weighed need-based...
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