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McKee’s biz-pitch challenge awards $9K in scholarships

PROVIDENCE – Five teams of high school students from across the state won a share of $9,000 in college scholarships as part of Lt....
THREE RHODE ISLANDERS and one North Attleboro resident were named among the 161 high school seniors as 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars.

3 Rhode Islanders named to 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Islanders have been named among the 161 high school seniors as 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars.The 54th class of scholars was...
PROVIDENCE CAREER & TECHNICAL ACADEMY and Johnson & Wales University were awarded the most gold medals at March 28's SkillsUSA Rhode Island annual competition. / COURTESY SKILLSUSA

JWU, Providence Career & Technical Academy big winners at annual SkillsUSA...

PROVIDENCE – On Monday, the Rhode Island branch of SkillsUSA announced 278 gold, silver and bronze medals were shared by 15 Rhode Island-based education...
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...
LISA RANGLIN is the president of the Rhode Island Black Business Association, which has launched a statewide microlending program for minority-owned businesses, using a $100,000 award it received from the R.I. Commerce Corp. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND BLACK BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

RIBBA launches $100K statewide microlending program

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Black Business Association has launched a new statewide microlending program for minority-owned businesses.The new program, called the Microlending Initiative,...
POSITIVE VIBES: According to results from the Providence Business News Summer 2017 Business Survey, local business owners are optimistic about the future of their businesses and the statewide economy, despite ongoing concerns about finding qualified workers and managing rising health care costs.  / PBN GRAPHIC/ANNE EWING & LISA LAGRECA

Strong quarterly results help fuel R.I. business owners’ faith in local...

Optimism reigns among Rhode Island business owners about the future for their businesses and the statewide economy, despite ongoing concerns about finding qualified workers...
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...
KEEGAN BONDS-HARMON, a student at the Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center in Providence, won first place at the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship New England Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. He was awarded $1,000 for his business plan for Keegan’s Creatures, handmade designs on shirts with a focus on artistry and creativity that maximizes self-expression and combats fast fashion culture. /COURTESY METROPOLITAN REGIONAL CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER

Met student wins regional entrepreneurship challenge

PROVIDENCE – First place at the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship New England Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge was awarded to Keegan Bonds-Harmon, a student at...
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Wednesday December 5, 2018

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