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BROWN UNIVERSITY, once again, is ranked No. 14 among national universities for 2020, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges Survey rankings. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown ranks No. 14 nationally in U.S. News’ 2020 Best Colleges...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University remained at No. 14 of all universities across the United States in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report’s annual...
PLENTY OF ROOM: Tucker Quinn, a political science major from Warwick, studies alone at the Community College of Rhode Island in Warwick recently. Not many students are attending in-person classes in the fall semester. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Online classes don’t mean smaller tuition bill

The cost of a college education is going up through COVID-19, and the bills paid by parents or students this fall will likely reflect...

URI, UMass Dartmouth latest local colleges to develop COVID-19 data hubs

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Two local state colleges have recently created their own COVID-19 data hubs to inform their campus communities of the current situations...

URI launches Rhody Connect mobile app

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island’s Information Technology Services department, along with Modo Labs, created a new mobile app to offer information...

Is South Kingstown doing the right thing by instituting fines to...

South Kingstown on Aug. 26 announced fines on University of Rhode Island students who attend off-campus parties and on those who host them. The...
DEFERRED: Megan Faucher, a prospective student at Providence College, has chosen to defer her enrollment for the second time because of the COVID-19 pandemic. / PBN PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

Declines in enrollment put squeeze on colleges

Megan Faucher of Pawtucket has been waiting to go to college, but the pandemic has made the wait even longer. Faucher, a single mother of...

South Kingstown to impose fines to curtail off-campus partying

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – In an effort to curtail any possible COVID-19 outbreaks among college students as they return to the University of Rhode Island...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND will be laying off 122 part-time employees, most of which as of Sept. 4. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI to lay off 122 part-time employees

WARWICK – Community College of Rhode Island President Meghan L. Hughes wrote in a letter Aug. 21 to the college community that 122 part-time...

Should state aid to Rhode Island’s three public colleges be increased...

All three of Rhode Island’s state colleges are expecting enrollment declines for the upcoming fall semester, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Community College...
Jack Martin

Library aiming to help build businesses

Providence Public Library was founded 145 years ago during a period that is now referred to as the Long Depression. Starting with the Panic...

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