Updated February 28 at 8:42pm
Professional Development
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Actress and Central Falls native Viola Davis, center, told an audience of approximately 1,000 at Bryant University’s March 14 Women’s Summit that they need to step outside their personal comfort zones to take charge of their lives and careers. Davis was a keynote speaker at the annual event, which this year focused on participants being the CEO of their own lives. With Davis is Kati Machtley, summit director, and university President Ronald K. Machtley. more
When it comes to networking, many business owners and entrepreneurs still seem to feel that more is better, and that simply collecting lots of business cards or LinkedIn contacts really means something. But that’s a superficial view of networking. more
Attorneys, certified financial planners and financial advisers looking to understand more about 529 college savings plans will have an opportunity later this month when AllianceBernstein Investments, the program manager for CollegeBoundfund, Rhode Island’s 529 plan, presents two programs titled “Learning About 529 Strategies.” more
CVS Caremark Corp. and National Grid have announced the six suppliers they will sponsor to participate in a continuing education program in supply-chain business management at Roger Williams University. more
More than 3,700 people contributed more than 38,000 gifts to help the Trinity Repertory Company reach its $18 million comprehensive capital campaign, theater leaders said Friday. more
Salve Regina University’s Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy has selected 12 sophomores for leadership development training in the upcoming academic year through the Nuala Pell Leadership Program in Public Service. more
The U.S. Justice Department has reached a settlement agreement with the state of Rhode Island resolving violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and improving career opportunities for approximately 3,250 Rhode Islanders with intellectual and developmental disabilities. more
Rhode Island’s capital city ranks No. 52 in a list of the 100 best cities for women in business, compiled by the Bizwomen business journal and released Thursday. more
National Grid and CVS Caremark Corp. have partnered with Roger Williams University to announce a sponsorship for select minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses to participate in an RWU program to assist them in soliciting business. more
Rhode Island is one of 17 states and the District of Columbia that did not have a teacher preparation program on the national “top ranked” list of the 2014 Teacher Prep Review released Tuesday by the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
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