The Business Journals has ranked 484 U.S. public colleges to determine the best in the United States, and the University of Rhode Island comes in at No. 153, with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, No. 236.
Rhode Island College also …
Startup collaboration The Founders League and Social Enterprise Greenhouse have been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation to create a program called “StartZone” to link students and graduates from local colleges and universities with resources they need to start their own company or social enterprise in Rhode Island.
Rhode Island will receive $100,000 to support recreational boating, as part of $12.2 million in competitive grants that were awarded to states through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Boating Infrastructure Grant program.