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Sure, the employee can navigate documents in Word, read through files sorted by Excel and create a PowerPoint presentation. But how many can honestly say they know how to analyze data and create effective reports and presentations? … more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
Rick Lemieux, co-founder of itSM Solutions, a company that provides on-demand, video training programs, talks with Providence Business News about being named one of Tech Collective’s 2015 Tech 10 award winners. The awards are given to Rhode Island IT practitioners and entrepreneurs “who excel in their practice, demonstrate a passion for contributing to the success of others and are pioneering in their technological and career achievements.” more
1 Next to affordability, what is the most pressing need for today's public college and university students? The biggest challenge, especially for first-generation students, is navigating the system – deciding among the myriad program … more
In the construction trades, new recruits learn the job by working alongside veteran laborers. Their earnings are covered by negotiated contracts. Workforce-development advocates say the same approach could benefit manufacturing and other … more
Chanravy Proeung has joined the board of directors of The College Crusade. Proeung, a 2004 Crusade alumna, is human rights organizer for the 1Love Movement. She holds a B.S. in nursing from Rhode Island College. more
Kathy M. Collins has been named president of student affairs at the University of Rhode Island. She joins URI from Michigan State University, where she served as director of residence education and housing services. She holds a bachelor's degree … more
Sharon Lee, former director of the Office of Multiple Pathways at the Rhode Island Department of Education, was honored with the 2016 Champion Award from the New England Secondary School Consortium for her contributions to the effort to raise … more
School's in, and for no one is that more true than Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. In the span of less than two weeks, the governor has: n Set new goals for 3rd grade reading in the public schools – 75 percent reading at grade level by … more
Mary Lou Moran works with the aging population of Rhode Island day in and day out, and understands how the needs of the elderly are changing.  Director of the Leon Mathieu Senior Center in Pawtucket, Moran has observed that as the baby … more
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