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THE SECOND COHORT of the Rhode Island Promise program saw more interest than the first cohort, according to data released by the Community College of Rhode Island. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI reports 47% gain in R.I. Promise enrollments, boost in diversity

WARWICK – Forty-seven percent more first-time, full-time students enrolled in the second Rhode Island Promise cohort than the first, according to Community College of...

Westerly Education Center completes construction of new science labs

WESTERLY – Westerly Education Center has completed construction of a chemistry lab and biology lab, the nonprofit workforce training and higher education center announced...

CCRI launches winter session to help students meet graduation timeline

WARWICK – In an effort to help more students graduate on time, the Community College of Rhode Island has launched a new winter session...

CCRI nursing grads mark 95% pass rate on National Council Licensure...

WARWICK – Ninety-five percent of Community College of Rhode Island nursing graduates taking the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses passed during the...

College Crusade of Rhode Island announces fall program schedule

PROVIDENCE – Multiple programs designed to prepare local students from low-income families and neighborhoods for the rigors of higher education are included in The...
CAITLIN GRIFFIN, a previous participant in the Westerly Education Center's Bank Teller and Customer Service Training program, displays her certificate. Throughout October, the WEC is hosting two-hour informational sessions regarding the next iteration of the nine-week program. / COURTESY WESTERLY EDUCATION CENTER

Westerly Education Center promotes free bank teller and customer service training...

WESTERLY - A series of information sessions outlining the Westerly Education Center's Bank Teller and Customer Service Training job skills program for sales, customer...
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 founder My 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...

Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs reaches out to R.I. businesses

PROVIDENCE – Goldman Sachs Group Inc. – one of the world’s largest investment banking and financial-services firms with connections from the World Bank to...
ON FRIDAY, the Community College of Rhode Island confirmed 62.4 percent of the initial R.I. Promise cohort returned for a second year of tuition- and fee-free coursework. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

R.I. Promise retention rate on par with previous years before program

WARWICK – By the school's count, the retention rate of Rhode Island Promise students reported by the Community College of Rhode Island earlier this...
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