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A CLASS OF HIS OWN: Dennis Littky has gained the reputation of being an innovative educator by developing projects such as College Unbound, a nontraditional, degree-granting school. 
 / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

DENNIS LITTKY

25 Over Fifty-Five 2019 Award Winner DENNIS LITTKY | President, College UnboundWHILE RHODE ISLAND is home to world-renowned institutions of higher education, Dennis Littky...

College Unbound in running for $100K Drucker Institute prize

PROVIDENCE – The president of College Unbound says the nontraditional degree-granting school for adult learners is a semifinalist for a $100,000 prize from the...

20 graduates from College Unbound earn bachelor’s degrees

PROVIDENCE – Twenty students have been awarded bachelor's degrees at College Unbound, a postsecondary school that offers classes to nontraditional students who began their...
DENNIS LITTKY, co-founder and president of College Unbound, says the U.S. Department of Education has given the school permission to accept requests for federal financial aid from its students. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence-based College Unbound gets OK for federal student aid

PROVIDENCE – The president of College Unbound has announced that the U.S. Department of Education recently cleared the way for the nontraditional, degree-granting school...

Kidder to chair College Unbound board of trustees

PATRICIA KIDDER, an attorney and owner of Newport-based Credit’s Cool, was recently named the new chair of College Unbound’s board of trustees. Prior to...
SEAFOOD DISCUSSION: Kevin D.E. Stokesbury, professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School for Marine Science & Technology, shares a presentation during last year’s International Seafood Buyers Luncheon. 
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Editor’s Choice: International Seafood Buyers Luncheon coming to New Bedford March...

EDITOR’S CHOICE International seafood buyers coming to New Bedford THE ANNUAL SHOWCASE of New Bedford’s waterfront and local seafood plants participating in the International...

Kidder named new chair of College Unbound board

PROVIDENCE – At its annual meeting on Jan. 11, College Unbound announced Patricia Kidder, an attorney and owner of Credit’s Cool in Newport, will...
BREAKING BARRIERS: College Unbound provides access to college for busy adults, offering babysitting service and dinner to save time so they can go direct to class. Charlene Howie, of Providence, eats dinner while studying before class. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

College Unbound clears hurdles blocking adult learning

Innovative Companies | NonprofitsCollege Unbound’s story began in 2009 as an initiative of Big Picture Learning, a nonprofit with more than 20 years of...

PBN’s 2018 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies celebrated

WARWICK – The region’s largest food maker and seller, along with a company that builds enclosures to transport wedding cakes, were among the 33...
MOBILE HOTSPOTS: Muna Idriss, director of systems at Capital Good Fund, talks with CEO Andy ­Posner. For the past seven years, the nonprofit has purchased internet hotspots for traveling employees from Mobile Beacon.  / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Mobile Beacon internet hotspots help keep nonprofits connected

Working out of Rhode Island, Delaware and Florida, Providence-based Capital Good Fund employees are often on the road and in need of reliable internet...
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