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STUCK: Uber and Lyft driver Sean DeLong’s professional background in business-operations management doesn’t lend itself to highly technical jobs, but his education and experience over-qualify him for most low-wage jobs, which has made it difficult for him to find a job since being laid off in 2015.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO


Behind seemingly positive employment data is structural weakness that in the...

Sean DeLong, 42, has applied for more than 800 jobs in Rhode ­Island and southeastern ­Massachusetts since November 2015.On average, he gets about one...

RIC’s executive leadership team grows by two

PROVIDENCE - Joshua Hamilton and Jason Meriwether will join Rhode Island College's executive leadership team in the fall as provost/vice president for academic affairs and vice...
JEWELRY DESTINATION: Hannah Garrison, owner, Wear Your Music LLC, talks with her husband, Christopher Garrison. Hannah moved to Providence from New York about 10 years ago in search of people with the skills to complete and package her jewelry designs. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Drawn by infrastructure and history, artisans fashioning new chapter for Rhody...

Hannah Garrison, a jeweler, moved to Providence about 10 years ago, looking for skilled labor to help her business produce a line that she...
THE SEVEN GRADUATES from Our Lady of Fatima Hospital's School of Medical Technology, from left: (top row) Randy Vinas, Dakota Donth, Abigail Tubman; (bottom row) Alannah Duffy, Elysha Grant, Lauren Hartnett and Megan Tessier. /COURTESY CHARTERCARE HEALTH PARTNERS

Fatima Hospital graduates med-tech cohort

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Seven students graduated this month from Our Lady of Fatima Hospital’s School of Medical Technology after an intensive yearlong clinical laboratory...
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Annual conference on R.I.’s health care landscape scheduled for May 18...

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives will host its annual health care environmental scan on May 18...
RHODE ISLAND College and Moses Brown School have been named 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools.

RIC, Moses Brown named Green Ribbon Schools

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College and Moses Brown School have been named 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools.They are the only two...
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Nieto to deliver 2017 RIC commencement address

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College’s undergraduate commencement address will be given by author and researcher Sonia Nieto at the school’s 163rd commencement ceremony on...
The South Street Landing project showing progress from the exterior, and downtown Providence in the background. PBN PHOTO/ FILE MICHAEL SALERNO

South Street Landing deal a highlight for Ventas in Q1 performance

CHICAGO - Chicago-based real estate investment trust Ventas Inc. reported earnings Friday of $198.1 million in the 2017 first quarter, an increase of 33.6...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has the best return on investment among Rhode Island institutions of higher learning, according to a report from PayScale. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Report: Brown’s return on investment best in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Brown University is the best school for return on investment in Rhode Island, according to the PayScale 2017 College ROI Report released...
NEW SKILLS: Bernadette Durkin is using the skills she learned during the October 2016 Rhode Island College and General Assembly computer science boot camp to help her fifth-grade class at Cumberland Hill School in Cumberland learn to code. From left, Luke Plumer, 11, foreground; Leah Mandeville, 11; Durkin; and Adriana Panagoulopoulos, 10. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

CS4RI, GA host boot camp to help teachers learn to code

“Minimal” was how Bernadette Durkin described her computer-coding knowledge prior to a professional-development continuing studies course she took at Rhode Island College in ­October.“I’m...
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