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Seventy-five incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institutions have participated in the inaugural year of College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program, designed to help inmates receive their bachelor’s degree so that once released they will have a smoother transition into society. more
LINCOLN – Teams from William M. Davies Jr. Career & Technical High School will be representing Rhode Island in a national cooking and restaurant-management competition this spring in Dallas. Davies teams won both categories of the state … more
The state’s workforce development partnership with Electric Boat – Pipelines to Manufacturing Careers in Ship Building – will feature post-hiring training opportunities through the New England Institute of Technology, Community College of Rhode Island and Westerly Higher Education and Job Skills Center, creating new opportunities for those interested in a marine trades career. 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
Approximately $750,000 in industry cluster grants to encourage innovation were awarded to seven organizations Monday night by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Commerce Corp.’s board of directors. more
Changes at Ava Anderson, the state’s failed “Cooler & Warmer” tourism campaign, top young chefs and a former Hasbro executive’s take on politics and philanthropy were among the most-read stories on PBN.com in 2016, according to Google Analytics. more
Feinstein Leadership Scholarships, which will help Feinstein Junior Scholars attend Roger Williams University, were recently established by local philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein through a $500,000 gift made to RWU, according to a Monday announcement by the university. more
Mario Cirillo is the head of the Academy for Career Exploration, a public charter high school in Providence. He talks about how the school prepares its students for technology-related careers. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced on Monday the launch of new web development minors at Bryant University, Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island College and the University of Rhode Island. more
“A little over two years ago, I died,” recounted Owen West, at a Nov. 21 press conference celebrating the enactment of a law in Rhode Island requiring every private and public middle school and high school to have an automated external defibrillator, a portable device that can send an electric shock to restart a heart. more
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