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Theresa Moore named to Rhode Island Foundation Board of Directors

Theresa Moore has been named to the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Foundation. As the state’s largest funder of nonprofit organizations, the...

Diversity elusive in R.I. but work is ongoing

PBN in December held a panel discussion on diversity and inclusion at an annual event that also recognized seven business and community leaders making...
PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Five Questions With Ioannis Miaoulis

Ioannis Miaoulis | President, Roger Williams University 1. You have an academic and nonprofit background in science and engineering. What is Roger Williams University doing...

Rhode Island Foundation names Sharon Collier HR VP

Sharon Collier has been appointed Vice President of Human Resources at the Rhode Island Foundation, where her responsibilities include hiring, employee relations, professional development,...
NATIONAL BIRTHS hit a 32-year low in 2018, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Above,a map of 2018 birth rates by state. / BLOOMBERG NEWS

CDC report: 10.5K born in R.I. in 2018 as national births...

PROVIDENCE – There were 10,506 live births in Rhode Island in 2018, according to a preliminary report Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control...

Wheeler to host school diversity conference April 27

PROVIDENCE – More than 200 educators, school leaders, alumni, trustees, parents and students from independent schools in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts will gather...
THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS Dartmouth School of Law has ranked among the top regional law schools in the East for black students, according to the Washington-based nonprofit group Lawyers of Color.

UMass Law ranks among best regional law schools in East for...

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts School of Law has ranked as one of the best regional law schools in East for black students,...
CAREER PATH: Christopher L. Calderon, left, and Edwin A. Montas, project engineers at Gilbane Building Co., benefited from an early introduction to construction. Calderon, who remembers being treated to pizza parties with elementary school classmates at the company’s corporate office as recognition for good grades, said giving young people a chance to look beyond the careers of their parents is important. 
 / PBN PHOTO/MARK S. MURPHY

PBN on WJAR-TV, Nov. 5, 2018

White men still dominate construction, though some companies are committed to changing that. Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s...
RECOGNIZING ­OPPORTUNITY: ­Gilbane Building Co. Vice President and Rhode Island business unit leader John Sinnott is flanked by Christopher L. Calderon, left, and Edwin A. Montas at the company’s Providence headquarters, where Sinnott oversees much of the local recruitment efforts to better match the company’s workforce with the local community. 
 / PBN PHOTO/
MARK S. MURPHY

In an industry coming up short on workers, opportunities await

The construction industry (along with many other sectors of the region’s economy) is falling short of filling job openings. Some firms find themselves turning...
THE PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS Summit and Awards Program on Diversity & Inclusion will be held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Dec. 5. The event will be the newspaper's first awards ceremony devoted to the topic.

Burrell leads honorees in PBN’s first Diversity & Inclusion Awards

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has announced seven organizations and one individual winner in its new Diversity & Inclusion Awards program, who will be...

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