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Infosys arrives full of optimism

Providence got a glimpse of a potential future recently, with the official opening of Infosys Ltd.’s Providence Design and Innovation Center.Attended by a full...
Brian Boyle has been in training design and development for nearly two decades, but a recent experience in a small-business growth program kicked his project into another gear, with the expectation that it will grow its client base 40 percent in the last quarter of 2018. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Move beyond the day to day and capitalize on the extraordinary

Brian Boyle | CrossTrainer founderMy growth plan began with an ordinary conversation at a wedding in 2016. I mentioned to a guy that I...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND and CVS Health Corp., together with the R.I. Dept. of Labor and Training and Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, jointly announced a new pharmaceutical technician training program. The program, which launched late last month is designed to strengthen the pipeline from local schools to the industry.

CCRI announces CVS partnership to strengthen pharma pipeline

PROVIDENCE - Students interested in the pharmaceutical industry have a new way to approach the industry's workforce pipeline.A multi-way partnership between the Community of...
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...

Raimondo pledges to expand Rhode Island Promise program if re-elected

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has proposed to dramatically expand the Rhode Island Promise program, if re-elected to a second term.The scholarship program...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION awarded $6.9 million in grants to adult education programs in the state.

RIDE awards $6.9M for adult education programs

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education has awarded $6.9 million in grants to support 21 adult education programs in Rhode Island, the department...
AN UPDATE ON THE SUCCESS of the Community College of Rhode Island students enrolled through the Rhode Island Promise program was released by CCRI Tuesday. / COURTESY CCRI

Numbers related to RI Promise cohort’s successes ‘encouraging’

WARWICK – The Rhode Island Promise scholarship program inception during the 2017-18 academic year has been accompanied by a 240 percent year-over-year increase in first-time,...
THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE of Rhode Island Newport cyber range was the site of a three-day cybersecurity training workshop for information technology critical-infrastructure professionals.

R.I. State Police, CCRI train IT pros in critical agencies

NEWPORT – The R.I. State Police Joint Cyber Task Force and the Community College of Rhode Island held a three-day training workshop last week...
GOV. GINA M. Raimondo signed the paid sick leave bill passed by the General Assembly in a special session this month, as well as a bill that makes public certain 38 Studios investigation documents. But she vetoed the bill that would have more easily granted disability pensions to firefighters. / PBN FILE PHOTO / MICHAEL SALERNO

Does the nearly 50 percent year-over-year increase in Community College of...

The Community College of Rhode Island was surprised by the success of the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship, as it saw a nearly 50 percent...
A STRONG RESPONSE: Community College of Rhode Island President Meghan Hughes says that the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship program has increased the number of enrolled first-time, full-time students by nearly 50 percent. / PBN FILE PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Public-private support yields a big win for R.I.’s future

It’s a wonderful thing when a plan works, and the latest example is the success of the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship program, a signature...
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