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A team of five Providence College students has won the school a place among 32 finalists that will compete at the 18th Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Championship, the college announced Tuesday. more
The Picture of Children’s Health is a place that is full of joy – as in Joy Feldman, founder and executive director of the new East Greenwich nonprofit that has set its sights on educating and empowering children to make lifelong healthy-lifestyle choices and achieve optimal health. more
Children in Rhode Island’s four poorest cities were less likely to receive preschool special education services than children in the rest of the state, according to a report by Rhode Island Kids Count. more
In the face of declining enrollment, Rhode Island’s aging school buildings are costing the state a lot of money to maintain, and could cost even more to fix, state education officials told lawmakers Tuesday. more
For the Rhode Island School of the Future, instilling values like persistence and teamwork in students through robotics competitions is more important than contest-winning technology tricks. more
Barbara P. Riley, senior vice president for patient care services and chief nursing officer at Rhode Island Hospital, was among five University of Connecticut School of Nursing alumni who recently received an award as part of the school’s annual “Reflections of Excellence” ceremony. more
Internships can change a student’s life. They are one of the many experiential education opportunities, including study abroad, that offer students new experiences that they didn’t know existed. In addition to being a resume builder, meaningful internships provide a strong foundation to starting a career and preparing a student to enter the workforce. Here at Johnson & Wales University, experiential education enriches our academic programs and provides a clear path to graduation. more
Known best for its culinary-arts program, Johnson & Wales University offers degrees in the arts and sciences, business, education, nutrition, hospitality and technology. Not typically considered a school for athletes, the university in fact has 22 varsity athletic sports at the Providence campus. Three programs debuted in 2013 –- women’s field hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse – while women’s hockey was added as a club sport this year. This past year, the university also completed construction of the school’s first athletic fields. more
Johnson & Wales University saw total revenue and gains increase 0.6 percent in the fiscal year ended June 30 to $486.8 million, as the school’s scholarship funding and operating expenses increased, according to the 2012-2013 annual report released Thursday. more
BOSTON – A former for-profit school in Massachusetts that abruptly closed in January has been sued over allegations that it engaged in a range of deceptive schemes to meet accreditation requirements and maximize profit to which it was not entitled, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
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