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TAUNTON, Mass. – The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation recently made a micro loan to Newport Potters Guild to enable the small business to start a pottery and clay art gallery and create four new jobs. more
New England Institute of Technology has received a $2.5 million federal grant to support training programs on shipbuilding, marine trades, advanced manufacturing and manufacturing industries. more
Information technology professionals concerned about the shortage of skilled computer science employees in the Rhode Island workforce are taking action to fill the void. more
Joe Provost, CEO of Syncstate Inc. in Holden, Mass., needed to find thieves who stole a manufacturing company’s intellectual property and products, so he picked two Salve Regina University students to work on the case. more
Rhode Island has been awarded $445,735 in federal funding to improve its state unemployment insurance program, as well as funding to participate in a $4.5 million three-state consortium. more
The Johnson & Wales University Physician Assistant Studies Program will enroll up to six qualified University of Rhode Island graduates in each admission cycle of JWU’s master’s degree program, according to an agreement school officials plan to sign Friday. more
Denise Gautreau recently joined New England Institute of Technology as an instructional designer, where she will help increase the school’s online presence by offering online learning experiences for students. Previously, Gautreau has researched subjects such as electrical engineering and biochemistry and has also worked as a scientist for Pfizer Global, researching pharmaceutical treatment for obesity and Type 2 diabetes. Gautreau holds a B.A. in biology from Rutgers University, an M.S. in zoology from the University of Rhode Island and an M.Ed in instructional design from the University of Massachusetts Boston. more
(Updated, 12:06 p.m.) Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee formally approved a new apprenticeship program for computer numerical control operators at the annual meeting of the Governor's Workforce Board at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick hotel Thursday morning. more
New England Institute of Technology will undergo a $120 million expansion at its East Greenwich campus, President Richard I. Gouse announced on Wednesday. more
Rhode Island will receive $3.85 million under a national program to help states train laid-off workers, U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse announced Wednesday. more
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