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SENEDIA receives $209,500 grant from Real Jobs Rhode Island

MIDDLETOWN – Real Jobs Rhode Island has provided a $209,500 grant to the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance, the group announced last week. The latest award...
READY MODE: Kolby Gomes went through pipefitter training through the partnership program operated by General Dynamics Electric Boat and the Community College of Rhode Island as he prepares to start a career with the submarine builder. 
PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Class of their own: More employers partnering with local colleges

Although he had some experience working in construction, Kolby Gomes says learning the ins and outs of pipefitting was like studying a foreign language. But...
JOB ­TRAINING: Student Jenn Brown pours a solution into a jacketed reactor at the Westerly Education Center. The work is part of a course on process technology offered by the Community College of Rhode Island. 
COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

State, businesses investing in workforce training

Complaints about too many students coming out of school ill-equipped for today’s workforce are still common here and in other states. But Rhode Island’s...
SHANNON GILKEY, R.I. postsecondary commissioner, says he's optimistic that the state can still close workforce gaps despite the proposed 'higher ed academy' not making it into this year's fiscal budget. /PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Despite no higher ed academy, Gilkey optimistic in state closing workforce...

PROVIDENCE – Optimism remains with the R.I. Office of Postsecondary Commissioner on the state addressing workforce shortages and helping residents achieve an education despite...
CAREER PATHFINDER: U.S. Navy veteran Camy R. Ruck credits the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance with assisting her in finding the type of job she wanted in civilian life. 
PBN PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

Vets’ transition to civilian jobs aided by R.I.-based alliance

Camy R. Ruck’s experience in the U.S. Navy from 2012 to 2018 equipped her with skills to be an information system technician overseeing computer...

NEMIC offers accelerator program for tech solutions for health equity gaps

PROVIDENCE – The New England Medical Innovation Center Foundation will hold a three-month accelerator business program focusing on health, equity and telehealth solutions. Applications for...
STRATEGIC PLANNING: Skills for Rhode Island’s Future staff members, from left foreground clockwise, Vianka Brito, work readiness coach; Tracy Duffaut, director of engagement; Nina Pande, executive director; Roanderson Servino, work readiness coach; and Christopher Abreu, program director, meet at the nonprofit’s Providence office. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future intentionally building inclusive work environment

PBN Diversity and Inclusion Awards 2021 Editor’s Choice – Community Impact Award: Skills for Rhode Island’s Future Nina Pande, executive director of Skills for Rhode...

Rolling applications open for NEMIC business accelerator program

PROVIDENCE – The New England Medical Innovation Center is offering rolling applications for its three-month business accelerator geared toward mental health, equity and telehealth...
TRAINING HUB: Jennifer Menard, left, interim vice president of economic and business development at Bristol Community College, and Laura Douglas, college president, stand outside the future home of the school’s National Offshore Wind Institute on the New Bedford waterfront. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Unchartered training: How does region build workforce for new wind sector?

Toiling hundreds of feet above the open ocean, sometimes amid stormy weather and battering waves, technicians in the offshore wind industry need not only...
A PATIENT HOST: Erin Umbdenstock held out hope she’d get her job back when she was laid off from the Providence Marriott Downtown when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. It turned out better than that for her. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Hospitality’s headache: How to attract, keep workers 

Erin Umbdenstock spent her four-month stint of unemployment trying to keep busy. She cooked and cleaned her Coventry apartment and took up several new hobbies....
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