Updated February 19 at 6:26pm
Higher Education
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Undergraduate applications to the Providence and Charlotte, N.C.,-based Johnson & Wales University campuses decreased by more than 9 percent and 12 percent, respectively, in 2014-15 when compared to a decade earlier, according to a report by education research website StartClass listing the 50 U.S. schools with the biggest declines. more
Four Syrian refugee students will receive full tuition scholarships to attend Roger Williams University as it joins the Institute for International Education’s Syria Consortium, according to a statement by the school on Tuesday. more
Five Rhode Island companies have received Innovation Voucher grants from R.I. Commerce Corp., allowing them to partner with research and development centers at universities, medical centers or research facilities. more
The University of Rhode Island’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has received a $1 million gift from The Bernard Osher Foundation. more
WalletHub has ranked Rhode Island 21st on its list of the “most and least educated states” in the U.S. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday released a $9.2 billion budget that is broadly directed at bolstering the educational prospects of Rhode Islanders, continuing recent momentum in adding new jobs and creating new assistance for manufacturers. more
Johnson & Wales University’s College of Management and Salve Regina University’s Center for Adult Education are included in a list of the top 20 online MBA programs in nonprofit management, according to the Online MBA Today website. more
Opting for more online viewing, Johnson & Wales University announced Thursday that its Culinary Arts Museum will close to the public as of Feb. 27. more
Navient Corp., the largest servicer of student loans in the United States, was sued by a U.S. regulator over allegations that the company “systematically” cheated borrowers. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo in her 2017 State of the State Address on Tuesday focused on efforts to help support middle-class Rhode Islanders, through reduction of automobile taxes and a new scholarship aimed at students attending state colleges and universities. more
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