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EDWIN R. PACHECO, interim executive director of external relations and communications at Rhode Island College and former chairperson of the Rhode Island Democratic Party, announced Monday he will be running for the 2nd District seat in the U.S. House. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

Pacheco, former R.I. Democratic Party chairman, seeks retiring U.S. Rep. Langevin’s...

WARWICK – Edwin R. Pacheco, a former state representative and Rhode Island Democratic Party chairman, on Monday announced his candidacy for the congressional seat...
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE has received a $3 million gift from philanthropist Edward Avedisian for the college's nursing school. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

Rhode Island College receives $3M gift to support its nursing school

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College became the beneficiary of the largest gift the school has received in its history. The state-run school announced Monday that...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY will hold the first week of spring classes online starting Jan. 24. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

Roger Williams University latest college to start spring remotely

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University is the latest local college that will start its spring semester’s classes online. The university on Thursday said that all...
FRANK D. SANCHEZ will not seek a third term as Rhode Island College's president and will leave the college at the end of June. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

RIC President Sanchez leaving school in June

PROVIDENCE – There will be a changing of the guard at Rhode Island College. The state-run school announced Thursday that Frank D. Sánchez, who has...
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE, pictured, and the Community College of Rhode Island announced that their respective spring semesters will start remotely through early February. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

Rhode Island College, CCRI and RISD starting spring classes online

PROVIDENCE – In addition to requiring their students and employees to get COVID-19 booster shots before the start of the spring semester, Rhode Island...

R.I. College launches bachelor’s degree in professional studies for adult learners

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College announced Dec. 8 that it has developed a new bachelor of professional studies degree offered through the college’s Office...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND is now requiring all students and employees to get COVID-19 booster shots before the start of the spring semester.

URI, Johnson & Wales latest to mandate COVID booster shots for...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island and Johnson & Wales University are the latest colleges in the state to mandate COVID-19 booster...

Should local colleges mandate that students and staff get COVID-19 booster...

Local colleges this past summer made it clear that nearly all students – and employees in some cases – needed to be vaccinated against...
CHANGE MAKER? R.I. Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, who was appointed in March 2019, has been in charge of the state’s takeover of Providence public schools. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Lessons in changing leadership

EDUCATION The education sector across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts has transformed in numerous ways in recent years, ranging from new leadership taking over at...
Interested in having your business’s community-service project highlighted? Contact PBN Researcher James Bessette at (401) 680-4838 or / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

Rhode Island Medical Imaging and Rhode Island College create endowed scholarship

HEALTHY BOOST: Rhode Island Medical Imaging Inc. recently worked with Rhode Island College to create the Rhode Island Medical Imaging Endowed Scholarship. The Warwick-based...

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