Nonprofit & Education

UMass Law touts 82.6% pass rate on Mass. bar exam

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts School of Law, based at UMass Dartmouth, says it outscored the Massachusetts Bar Exam statewide average for the...

United Way of R.I. report shows massive need for after-school learning...

PROVIDENCE – For the 34,704 Rhode Island students engaged in after-school learning, there are another 37,471 who would participate in a program if one...

CCRI offering free marine trades and composites pre-apprenticeship program

PROVIDENCE – The Community College of Rhode Island, in collaboration with the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association, Real Jobs Rhode Island and R.I. Department...

Philanthropy Calendar, Oct. 30, 2019

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...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has $6.8 million in federal funding to address the opioid crisis in partnership with Rhode Island state officials. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University awarded grants to reduce opioid overdoses

PROVIDENCE (AP) — Brown University was awarded $6.8 million in federal funding to work with Rhode Island health officials to help solve the opioid...
LISA UTMAN RANDALL has been named executive director of The United Theatre in Westerly. / COURTESY THE UNITED THEATRE

Utman Randall named executive director of The United Theatre

WESTERLY – The United Theatre has named Lisa Utman Randall executive director, the nonprofit announced Monday. Utman Randall currently serves as the executive director of...

Workshop on internet addiction planned at Salve Regina University

NEWPORT – A symposium focused on internet addiction is set for next month at Salve Regina University. “Innovations in Addiction Treatment: Epidemiology and Etiology of...

Solitary confinement of mentally ill inmates subject of class-action lawsuit

PROVIDENCE – On behalf of incarcerated Rhode Islanders with mental illnesses, attorneys on Friday filed a class-action lawsuit against the R.I. Department of Corrections...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Education has awarded more than $331,000 to eight school districts to support homeless students.

RIDE awards $331K to support homeless students

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education announced more than $331,000 in grants to support homeless students around the state. RIDE granted the funds to...
SHEPARD FAIREY has completed his 100th mural, located at 91 Clemence St., in downtown Providence. / COURTESY AS220

Fairey completes new mural in Providence

PROVIDENCE – Shepard Fairey’s new mural for AS220 has been completed, the nonprofit announced Friday. The new work is Fairey’s 100th mural. It features Anjel...
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