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PROVIDENCE – The city school department has chosen Mt. Pleasant and Hope high schools to host two new Carnegie Opportunity by Design high schools. more
WORCESTER – Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick last week announced $750,000 in funding from the STEM Pipeline Fund for the next phase of the @Scale Initiative to promote and advance student interest, engagement and educator effectiveness in STEM education. more
The University of Rhode Island has appointed business professor Kathryn Jervis interim dean of the College of Business Administration. more
Brown University reduced its penalty against a fraternity accused of plying women with liquor and date-rape drugs, saying a laboratory test was inconclusive, while criticizing what it called the group’s substantial history of misconduct. more
Frank Sargent was recently appointed to vice president of education and chief academic officer at the IYRS School of Technology & Trades. He joins IYRS after holding a handful of leadership roles at Johnson & Wales University, such as the special liaison to the president, interim provost and dean of the Feinstein Graduate School. Prior to his career in education, Sargent was a military pilot for 18 years before becoming a practicing attorney. He holds a B.S. from Salem State College, a J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law and an Ed.D. in educational leadership from Johnson & Wales University. more
H. Jack Martin returned to the Providence Public Library more than a decade after he first worked there as an art and music clerk, taking the helm this past January as executive director. more
BOSTON – Three graduate research students in Rhode Island will receive federal fellowship grants to assist with their environmental research projects. more
Newport is making a second push to be listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list – recognition that commission members appointed by the governor say could bring more history buffs and cultural aficionados to the city and the state. more
After students at Bay View Academy Middle School in East Providence learned that toddlers residing at McAuley Village in Providence did not have “board” books to read, they recently held a book drive to benefit the children living in the two-year transitional-housing program. More than 500 books were collected for McAuley Village as a result of the initiative. more
St. Mary Academy – Bay View middle school students compete in a robotics qualifying tournament on Dec. 6 at The Gordon School in East Providence. The Bay View team qualified for the First Lego League state championship, to be held Jan. 17 at Roger Williams University. The team also won first place for its research project and presentation. Clockwise from bottom left, around the practice competition board: Elizabeth Killian, Kinzie Fairman, Elizabeth Cooney, Sophia Javid, Emilie Lum, Abigail Swift, Giovanna Sgalia, Isabella DeNuccio, Brooke Nyman and Christina O’Brien. more
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