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Workforce Development
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PROVIDENCE – This fall Rhode Island College began running the first-ever job-training program at Parent College in Central Falls. Funded by a Real Jobs Rhode Island grant, the training is in community health worker certification and guarantees … more
PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will award $129.5 million to Rhode Island over five years, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Nov. 28. The funds will be distributed to the state, based on matching … more
Empowering students through real-world experience has been Dennis Littky's goal for almost half a century. As an educator, Littky, whom students affectionately call "Doc," was recognized nationally as an innovator before he came to Rhode … more
Jayashree Nimmagadda is a professor in the Master of Social Work Program at Rhode Island College’s School of Social Work. more
This year’s 11th annual Iron Pour fundraiser brought in more than $30,000, the most the event has ever netted. Funds will go to support Steel Yard programs like the Weld to Work job training program, artist residencies and open enrollment class scholarships. more
One thing that Rhode Island's small-business community cannot say is that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has been sitting on her hands when it comes to helping more entrepreneurs be successful (an approach that is in direct opposition to that of her … more
Middle school girls learned about opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math fields at Tech Collective’s sixth annual STEM in the Middle Girls’ Career Expo. more
Officials celebrated the opening on Nov. 3 of Warwick Public Schools’ new Marine Trades Career and Technical Education program. more
FALL RIVER – More than 500 job seekers and nearly 80 companies filled the Government Center atrium Oct. 19 for Fall River's Fall Job Fair, The Herald News reported. Many employers said local competition makes recruiting difficult. … more
Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, a public-private partnership that aims to meet hiring needs of employers by offering customized talent sourcing solutions to place qualified long-term unemployed and underemployed candidates into available positions, was launched Wednesday. more
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