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The R.I. Board of Education endorsed legislation Monday night that would authorize leasing terms for redevelopment of the South Street Power Station into an academic and nursing-school complex, paving the way for what Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee called a “meds and eds” project that is “a natural for us.” more
Salve Regina University is launching a new graduate program in nursing with a family’s $1 million gift, the university announced Thursday. more
Nonprofit fundraising, known as development in the trade, has emerged as a distinct profession only in the past few decades. But even in that relatively short period, career fundraisers have brought standards, ethical codes, best practices, certifications and wide-ranging professional-development programs to the profession. Now, aided by groups like the Association of Fundraising Professionals, a growing number of people are seeking a career in fundraising instead of happening into it. more
One day in mid-March, Central Falls High School physics teacher Alison Murray asked her ninth graders to write about how the forces at work in building a bridge would make the bridge stronger. more
When working on the water begins at 14 years old with standing watch for Safe/ Sea, a marine-assistance and boat-towing company, there’s a good chance waterborne roots will take hold and create a lifetime path, and in J. Kent Dresser’s case, a career. more
Mentors often act as sounding boards offering advice and direction with the expectation of getting very little in return. more
Rhode Island has a new job certification for a “renewable energy professional,” intended as a step toward making the state more attractive to businesses in the energy sector. more
First I would like to thank Providence Business News, Bank Rhode Island, and all the other sponsors for this very prestigious award. It was a complete surprise, and I very much appreciate the honor of being selected for the Business Women Mentor Award this year. more
Some networking turns out to be a polite exchange of business cards and some turns into business or community collaborations. more
It was an early-morning meeting chaired by the SVP. There wasn’t any reason to anticipate fireworks this particular day so the atmosphere was, to say the least, rather relaxed. A sales manager was the last to arrive, whispering to the person next to him as he sat down, “All I want to do is sell.” more
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