Nonprofit & Education

BEFORE MEL BRIDE was hired as San Miguel School’s director of development, she served as an educator and dean at Tabor Academy in Massachusetts. / COURTESY SAN MIGUEL SCHOOL

Independent San Miguel School hires new development director, adds 3 board...

PROVIDENCE – The San Miguel School has appointed a new director of development, a key position for the independent school that receives little government...
CHILDREN MAKE CRAFTS during a previous Duffle Bag (& more) Bash hosted by Adoption Rhode Island the R.I. Office of the Child Advocate. The fourth annual event will be held Aug. 11 at noon at the Matunuck Community Center in South Kingstown. / COURTESY ADOPTION RHODE ISLAND

Philanthropy Calendar, Aug. 2, 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...
Dedicated to bringing safe, affordable housing to her neighborhood, Sharon Conard-
Wells has raised more than $120 million for the West Elmwood Housing Development Corp., for which she has been executive director since 1991. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Meet people where they are, not where we think they should...

Sharon Conard-Wells | West Elmwood Housing Development Corp. executive directorHills can be obstacles or glorious delights.Diversity and difference are not bad words. Diversity can...

Community must drive changes in Providence schools

As Rhode Island education commissioner Angélica Infante-Green seeks approval for state intervention in Providence’s public schools, it is imperative that change in the district...

Four-year degrees not for everyone

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., wants to turn K-12 schooling into K-16 – in other words, to move toward making public four-year colleges free and...
PHIL ADAMS is now director of the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the UMass Dartmouth in Fall River. “I'm grateful and excited for the opportunity to help take the CIE and entrepreneurship in the region to the next level. And that means thinking of the CIE as much more than building. It is really about ideas and attitude,” he told PBN. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH

Five Questions With: Phil Adams

Phil Adams is no longer interim director at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, he has the permanent post, with a...
JENNIFER TIDEY, left, and Peter Monti, both professors at Brown University's School of Public Health, will lead a newly funded Center of Biomedical Research Excellence focused on substance misuse and chronic disease. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY/NICK DENTAMARO

Brown using $12.5M NIH grant to fund research on substance misuse,...

PROVIDENCE — Brown University has been awarded a $12.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to launch a new Center of Biomedical...
JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY has been unranked in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings. Above, Marie Bernardo-Sousa, president of the JWU Providence Campus. / COURTESY JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY

JWU Providence campus unranked from 2019 U.S. News rankings for misreporting

PROVIDENCE – U.S. News & World Report has unranked Johnson & Wales University’s Providence campus from its 2019 college rankings for incorrectly reporting financial...
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS School of Law in Dartmouth has reached an agreement that will allow Salem State University students to obtain a law degree after six years of study instead of seven in a "3+3" agreement with a pre-law degree at Salem State and a law degree at UMass.

UMass Law, Salem State announce agreement for fast-track law degree

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts School of Law in Dartmouth has reached an agreement that will allow Salem State University students to obtain...

RISD vice president takes research and planning job at Boston...

PROVIDENCE – Mara Hermano, vice president in integrated planning at Rhode Island School of Design, has been hired as vice president of institutional research...
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