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SHAN MUKHTAR was named director of the Center at Moore Hall on Monday by Providence College. She will develop and facilitate diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at the Catholic college. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Mukhtar named inaugural director of PC center

PROVIDENCE – As inaugural director of the Center at Moore Hall, Shan Mukhtar will help Providence College develop a vision for the school's new cultural arts...

Providence College dedicates new science complex

PROVIDENCE – On Sept. 28, Providence College dedicated the newest addition to its campus – a science complex.At 37,000 square feet, the new center...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO secured the endorsement of the Rhode Island AFL-CIO for the November gubernatorial election./ PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Endorsements still matter in R.I.

The value of the union endorsement may not be what it was in the 1950s, when union membership was stronger in Rhode Island and...
ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES: Dragan Gill, left, reference librarian and assistant professor at Rhode Island College, and Lindsey Gumb, Roger Williams University librarian. Open educational resources have been implemented at college and university libraries across Rhode Island. 
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Open educational resources helping college students avoid hefty textbook costs

The price of tuition often trumps that of textbooks – both in size and priority – when it comes to budgeting for college.However, according...
2018 average tuition and fees for
New England colleges and universities
[prices do not include room and board] / Source: Collegetuitioncompare.com

Schools boost fundraising to slow rising student costs

Each year, college gets more expensive. Tuition and other costs have continued to escalate, reports show, prompting ever-higher levels of governmental and institutional financial...
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Five Questions With Sylvia Maxfield

Sylvia Maxfield | Dean of the College of Business, Providence College1. What classes are included in Providence College’s new business and innovation minor? Three...

Liberal arts college takes on job skills

With all the attention being given to improving the job skills of Rhode Island’s workforce, and rightfully so, it seems that many want to...
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE has announced the appointment of three new deans, two of which are newly created positions to the school as of the 2018-19 academic year. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

PC appoints 3 new deans as 2018-19 academic year commences

PROVIDENCE – Providence College Tuesday announced the appointment of three new deans – two of which are newly created positions – as the 2018-19...
The U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Colleges survey results were released Monday. The findings show little movement for top school Brown University while Providence College and University of Rhode Island each fell in a year-over-year comparison. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Brown ranks No.14 nationally, PC ranks No. 2 regionally in U.S....

PROVIDENCE – As the 2018-2019 academic year heads into its second week for most colleges and universities, on Monday, U.S. News & World Report...
BROWN UNIVERSITY ranked No. 7 in the nation in the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education's 2019 U.S. College rankings. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

WSJ ranks Brown University No. 7 in the nation in...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University ranked No. 7 on the Wall Street Journal’s 2019 U.S. College Rankings, released Thursday, the highest of any school in...
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