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A native of Venezuela, Oscar Mejias immigrated to the United States in 2003. Only four years later, during the buildup to the Great Recession, Mejias had laid the foundation for HITEP, which stands for Hispanic Technology & Education … more
Barbara E. Wolfe has been named dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Rhode Island. She previously served as associate dean for research and professor at the Cornell School of Nursing at Boston College, and has also held faculty … more
Ten years after its creation, the Rhode Island corporate scholarship tax credit program continues to attract more interest from would-be donors than it can match in state contributions. The program, which provides tax credits to companies … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Jan. 23 announced the Studio Rhode Next Generation Libraries Challenge, designed to support public libraries with new technology and training that includes developing a digital creation hub at one library. … more
PROVIDENCE – The Special Collections Department at Providence Public Library recently acquired the organizational archives of AS220. Founded in 1985 in Providence, AS220 is credited as a national model for urban revitalization and in its … 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
After a national search, Women & Infants Hospital has named Dr. Paul A. DiSilvestro as director of the Program in Women’s Oncology for Women & Infants Hospital and Care New England Health System, and as director of the Division for Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. more
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