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HUDDLE UP: Amgen Inc. Operational Excellence Team Leader Juan DeJesus, center, collaborates with Quality Assurance staffers, from left, Sherry Flaherty, Lorraine Lopez and Uryl Grandoit to design the next iteration of the Quality Assurance Team’s Work Center Team visual management boards.
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Amgen works with others to develop a strong future

PBN MANUFACTURING AWARDS 2020 | Collaboration in Manufacturing: Amgen Inc. COLLABORATION IS ONE aspect of Amgen Inc.’s corporate strategy. The biotechnology company forges partnerships throughout...

CCRI, Westerly Education Center team up to offer teaching assistant course

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island and the Westerly Education Center announced that the two institutions will offer a new teaching assistant...

Westerly Hospital hosts Lights of Love fundraiser, suicide-prevention training

WESTERLY – Westerly Hospital will host a tree lighting ceremony along with suicide-prevention training next week. The 35th annual Lights of Love campaign is now...

Five Questions With: Cody J. Fino

The Community College of Rhode Island, in collaboration with the Westerly Education Center, Real Jobs Rhode Island and the R.I. Department of Labor and...

Teens learn boat building through collaborative effort with CCRI, RIMTA

PROVIDENCE – Thirteen students have completed the Community College of Rhode Island’s inaugural Youth Summer Boatbuilding class. In cooperation with Westerly Education Center and the...
TEACHING TOOL: Megan Cortesi and Jeremy Demers, students in the process technician program at the Westerly Education Center, use a teaching tool that mimics industrial systems in the handling of liquids.
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BRIAN MCDONALD

Managing ‘process’ a wanted skill

Process technician: The name doesn’t necessarily trigger an awareness or emotion among Rhode Island job seekers, but maybe it should. Employers are looking for them,...

Employers getting ‘skin’ in job training

Part of Rhode Island’s economic future depends on the state’s ability to keep pushing the envelope on job training, and that includes getting employers...
THE WESTERLY EDUCATION CENTER received a $750,000 STEM grant to support the acquisition of new equipment and to support staff positions. / COURTESY THE WESTERLY EDUCATION CENTER

WEC receives $750K STEM grant from U.S. Navy for equipment, staff...

WESTERLY – The Westerly Education Center received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research to fund the addition of capacity...

Westerly Education Center completes construction of new science labs

WESTERLY – Westerly Education Center has completed construction of a chemistry lab and biology lab, the nonprofit workforce training and higher education center announced...
CAITLIN GRIFFIN, a previous participant in the Westerly Education Center's Bank Teller and Customer Service Training program, displays her certificate. Throughout October, the WEC is hosting two-hour informational sessions regarding the next iteration of the nine-week program. / COURTESY WESTERLY EDUCATION CENTER

Westerly Education Center promotes free bank teller and customer service training...

WESTERLY - A series of information sessions outlining the Westerly Education Center's Bank Teller and Customer Service Training job skills program for sales, customer...

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