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Hurdles are only as high as you make them

Let me begin by congratulating all of today’s honorees on your outstanding achievements. I would also like to congratulate past honorees on your success....
INFANT CARE: Kathleen F. Moren is the founder and CEO of Healthy Babies, Happy Moms. The company offers classes and support, as well as equipment for infant care and breastfeeding. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Keeping moms, babies healthy

When Kathleen F. Moren moved to Rhode Island from Chicago in the late 1990s, she found the state lacked services for new mothers.In 1999,...
EVOLVING BUSINESS: Wayne R. Blatchley, owner of Pawtucket-based Fuzion Design, speaks with Esther Tseng, associate
creative director. The company was launched 10 years ago and focuses on brand-driven design, digital services and packaging. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Crafting looks that sell

After working in product design for large companies for several years, Wayne R. Blatchley 10 years ago decided to head out on his own...

Promise kept at CCRI

The number of full-time students who arrived at the Community College of Rhode Island straight from high school who are on track to graduate...
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,...

Winning grants key to nonprofits’ survival

When grants are critical to the operations of a business or nonprofit, the skill of the writer behind the application is essential.Around Rhode Island,...
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...

R.I. Council on Postsecondary Education approves tuition increases at URI, RIC

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Council on Postsecondary Education voted to raise tuition at the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College this fall,...

Singleton named vice chair of NRAEF certification governing committee

HEATHER SINGLETON, chief operating officer for the Rhode Island Hospitality Education Foundation, was recently elected to serve as vice chairperson of the National Restaurant...
ALTERNATIVE PATH: Janelle Blakely Photopoulos, owner of Blakely Interior Design in North Kingstown, started the company to indulge her hobby of home design and décor after losing enthusiasm for her former job at a large corporation. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Blakely designs go beyond the look

After working several years for a large corporation, Janelle Blakely Photopoulos started losing interest in her job.The company was bought out and the excitement...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am