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A new $2.5 million scholarship, youth mentoring and services fund dedicated to the state’s African-American community and established through a collaboration between the Rhode Island Foundation’s Black Philanthropy Initiative and Bannister House was announced by the foundation Monday. more
Feinstein Leadership Scholarships, which will help Feinstein Junior Scholars attend Roger Williams University, were recently established by local philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein through a $500,000 gift made to RWU, according to a Monday announcement by the university. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is the nation’s 22nd neediest, according to a report released Wednesday by WalletHub to determine which cities are the most economically disadvantaged. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will speak at the CS4RI Summit Wednesday, an event that is expected to draw more than 1,500 students, faculty and business leaders from across the state who are interested in advancing computer science learning. more
Five grants totaling $602,580 were awarded to the University of Rhode Island by The Champlin Foundations in support of technology and equipment acquisition in the communications, engineering, pharmacy and health sciences departments, according to a statement by the school on Monday. more
Providence College ranked 19th among master’s colleges and universities for semester-long study abroad programs. It also ranked fourth in New England and No. 1 in Rhode Island in the 2016 annual Open Doors Report released by the Institute of International Education, the college announced Wednesday. more
Seven colleges and universities in Rhode Island have earned 2017 Military Friendly School designations by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, Military Spouse and other military publications. more
The link between socio-economic status and school performance is weakening for U.S. students, a sign of improving equity in American education even as U.S. teens continue to lag behind their international counterparts in math, reading and science, according to a study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. more
Rhode Island Hospital announced today that it was named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, a well-regarded nonprofit organization that annually surveys hospitals and collects and openly reports on several key performance measures of surveyed hospitals. more
A Washington County Superior Court jury on Monday found Daniel E. Doyle Jr., founder of the Institute for International Sport, guilty on all charges related to his embezzlement case. more
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