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The Aspen Institute this week named Meghan Hughes, Community College of Rhode Island president, one of 40 leaders to be awarded the inaugural Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence. 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
Rhode Island, despite having the ninth-highest per-pupil spending amount nationally, still has room for improvement in its educational outcomes, an analysis from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council showed this week. more
The path to freedom from student debt is a long, winding, and arduous one with no end in sight for millennials. A new survey conducted online in February by research agency TNS on behalf of Citizens Bank found 59 percent of those polled have “no idea” when they will be able to pay back their student debt. more
A student storage venture captured first place in Johnson & Wales University’s fifth annual “SharkFest” student entrepreneurship competition Tuesday. more
An app called “Superwomen” won the YWCA Rhode Island’s Fantastic Girltastic Code Company App Challenge this past weekend. more
Bryant University has been recognized for having the best value for its project management certificate program, according to Value Colleges, which offers research about colleges to help prospective students make decisions. more
(Updated 9:39 a.m.) Brown University Provost Richard M. Locke said Tuesday that Dr. Diane Lipscombe has been appointed the director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science. more
The state Department of Education has received a $100,000 grant to create a career-readiness plan for young people, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced this week. more
Johnson & Wales University has registered to start offering certified financial professional education, according to a press release. more
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