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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Nonprofit & Education

Five Questions With: Gerald Williams

Having held the position for 20 years, Gerald Williams is the third and longest-serving director of the Special Programs for Talent Development program at...

Women’s Resource Center unveils new section of Pathway to Hope

NEWPORT – A celebration was held in late August as the Women’s Resource Center unveiled a new section of its Pathway to Hope.Begun in...

Providence College dedicates new science complex

PROVIDENCE – On Sept. 28, Providence College dedicated the newest addition to its campus – a science complex.At 37,000 square feet, the new center...

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State rebrands, creates new...

PROVIDENCE – Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State revealed its new look and identity Oct. 1.Henceforth known as Big Brothers Big Sisters...
ATTENDEES SELECT BOWLS prior to walking into the Rhode Island Community Food Bank's annual Empy Bowls fundraising event last year. This year's event will be held Oct. 18 at the Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

Philanthropy Calendar, Oct. 5, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...
COURTESY Seth Jacobson

Rabbi receives lifetime achievement award

RABBI WAYNE M. FRANKLIN, leader of interfaith dialogues for Temple Emanu-El in Providence, was presented with the Honorary Chairs’ Award for Lifetime Achievement in...
DRAMATIC INCREASE: Dragan Gill, left, reference librarian and assistant professor at Rhode Island College, and Lindsey Gumb, Roger Williams University assistant professor and scholarly communications librarian. Gumb said in the past two academic years, student inquiries to see if the library carries their textbook have risen 367 percent at RWU. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Lindsey Gumb

Lindsey Gumb | Assistant professor and scholarly communications librarian, Roger Williams University1. How have you, as a Roger Williams University librarian, professor and recent...
A BRIGHT START: Michael Stuba is training for a job as a pipe fitter for General Dynamics Electric Boat at a Westerly Education Center program put on by the Community College of Rhode Island.
 / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

R.I. manufacturers learn to manage a ‘good’ problem – training more...

In the last few years, manufacturing in Rhode Island is on a growth spurt of sales, productivity and plant modernization, and that’s led to...

Tiffany & Co. | The Lombardi Trophy

THE STORY: For nearly two centuries Tiffany & Co. has been making style-defining jewelry and landmark designs. And in Cumberland, they manufacture the Vince...

Beacon Design by ChemArt | 2018 Harry S. Truman Christmas Ornament

THE STORY: Beacon Design is the decorative and retail division of ChemArt, based out of Lincoln. ChemArt was founded in 1976. Beacon Design makes...
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