Updated February 28 at 8:42pm
Workforce Development
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Richard I. Gouse, president of the New England Institute of Technology for the past 43 years, is leading a new phase of growth at the commuter-based school to accommodate residential students. more
Junior Achievement USA is partnering with The Hartford to offer revised, digitized programming next spring that gives Rhode Island teens contemporary entrepreneurial experience. more
PROVIDENCE – The Senate this month passed legislation sponsored by Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski to exempt the Job Development Fund from indirect cost recovery on restricted-receipts accounts. That action will free more than $1.2 million annually for use in job-training and work-experience efforts. more
Local companies large and small are hiring unemployed veterans wherever they can – some in new efforts and others through established programs. more
Ten of Rhode Island’s 11 colleges track the percentage of students who get jobs soon after graduating, but most use that data as an informational tool, not a selling point. more
BOSTON – The state last week announced nearly $2 million in funding to support manufacturing workforce training across the state, with $287,950 going towards a Bristol Community College initiative. more
NEWPORT – The IYRS School of Technology & Trade and Salve Regina University entered into an articulation agreement this fall for transfers of elective credits. more
David Moscarelli, Rhode Island’s 2015 Teacher of the Year, is known as a “technology guru” by his peers. more
Since the 1980s, the Community College of Rhode Island has been contracting with employers to offer for-credit and noncredit classes that train students in manufacturing and other sectors, with health care a growing focus. more
Rhode Island is facing a current and future shortage of experienced nurses – but that doesn’t mean getting a job in the industry is easy, even for college graduates with a degree in the field. more
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