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LAURA L. DOUGLAS will retire next January after seven years as president of Bristol Community College. / COURTESY BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Bristol Community College president to retire in January 2025

FALL RIVER – Laura L. Douglas in a year’s time will officially call it a career in higher education. The president of Bristol Community College...

Trombly named director of National Offshore Wind Institute

FALL RIVER – Jessica Trombly, who previously served in a leadership role at the New Bedford Economic Development Council, has been named director of...

Medeiros named Commonwealth Heroine by Mass. Commission on Status of Women

TAUNTON – Joan Medeiros, vice president and head of small-business lending and government partnerships at Bristol County Savings Bank, was named to the Commonwealth...

New Bedford once lit the world with whale oil. Now it...

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) – New Bedford was once the city that lit the world, exporting vast quantities of whale oil for lamps in...
PRIME OPPORTUNITY: Amy Kacerik, dean of enrollment management at the Community College of Rhode Island, says few Amazon.com Inc. employees have enrolled using the tuition program called Career Choice, but that may change when the Amazon warehouse opens in Johnston next year, which will employ 1,500 people. 
PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Tuition program puts new spin on incentive

Cecilia Guante didn’t plan on stopping her schooling after she finished her associate degree. But she ran out of money and had to shelve her...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has received to date $33 million in reimbursements from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency for COVID-19 testing expenses. / 
AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

Local colleges receive millions from FEMA for COVID-19 testing expenses

PROVIDENCE – Local colleges and universities for the better part of the last two years conducted test after test, health screening after health screening...

UMasss receives $375K match from local banks for student offshore wind...

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth was recently awarded $375,000 in grants from three local financial institutions to match a grant from the...
BRYANT UNIVERSITY was ranked No. 46 in the U.S. and No. 1 in Rhode Island for its 40-year return on higher education investment, according to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Report: Bryant University among best in U.S. in return on higher...

SMITHFIELD – Bryant University’s return on higher education investment scored high marks with the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. The center announced...
Sylvia Maxfield

An opportunity for business, higher ed to collaborate

(Editor’s note: This essay is part of PBN’s 35th anniversary publication, which can be viewed here.) “Workforce development” is arguably the most important social challenge...
TRAINING HUB: Jennifer Menard, left, interim vice president of economic and business development at Bristol Community College, and Laura Douglas, college president, stand outside the future home of the school’s National Offshore Wind Institute on the New Bedford waterfront. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Unchartered training: How does region build workforce for new wind sector?

Toiling hundreds of feet above the open ocean, sometimes amid stormy weather and battering waves, technicians in the offshore wind industry need not only...
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