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Telli Quinn ended her nine-month IYRS computer design program by interning at prototype design firm Empire Group in Attleboro, which just offered her an assistant designer position. IYRS uses hands-on projects to understand the connection between design and fabrication. / Courtesy IYRS School of Technology and Trade

Quality jobs can be landed in design across many industries

There is a big demand for young people in the manufacturing sector for sure. But some of those jobs are not about making products,...
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

25 Over Fifty-Five 2019 Award Winner DENNIS LITTKY | President, College Unbound WHILE RHODE ISLAND is home to world-renowned institutions of higher education, Dennis Littky...
MORE THAN $60,000 was raised for Rhode Island-based nonprofits at the 2018 Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic held at Foxwoods Resort Casino in July. Pictured, from left: Ernie Spaziano, Holy Family Home for Women and Children director; David Beauchesne, Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School executive director; the Rev. Edward Cardente, pastor of Holy Family Home for Women and Children; Mike Scarpetti, Boys & Girls Club of Providence director of operations; Robert Naparstek, Rhode Island Philharmonic board president; Annette Mozzoni, Rhode Island Philharmonic director of education; Nancy Diz Bain, co-director of the Met School; Jeffrey Osborne; Eileen Hayes, Amos House executive director; Ron Wright, Button Hole Golf Course executive director; Carlene Casciano-McCann, St. Mary’s Home for Children executive director; and Adam Bush, founding provost of College Unbound. / COURTESY JEFFREY OSBORNE FOUNDATION

Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic raises $60K for local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – More than $60,000 was raised at the annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic held over the summer, with the funds benefiting multiple Rhode...

RIBBA offering loans, technical services to minority entrepreneurs

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Black Business Association is calling upon all “young minority entrepreneurs” to make a pitch for a $3,000 business loan...
TWO LOCAL STUDENTS have won regional awards at the New England Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge and will now move on to present at a national challenge in New York City.

Two local students win regional entrepreneurship competition

PROVIDENCE – Two local students won top spots at the 2017 New England Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, the education nonprofit Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship...

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