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Split across two campuses, one in Providence and one in South Kingstown, the University of Rhode Island’s newly renamed Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies will be launched at a March 22 event. more
The University of Rhode Island’s Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies will be launched at a March 22 event on both the South Kingstown and Providence campuses, according to an announcement made by the school on Monday. more
A learning program that has been part of The Providence Plan is moving to Roger Williams University. more
Community College of Rhode Island President Meghan Hughes promised attendees of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce annual dinner that her keynote speech would last for 10 minutes. And she kept her word. more
(Updated 6:40 p.m.) Rhode Island legislative leaders on Wednesday revealed an early divide over a proposal that would provide two years of free tuition to college students who maintain at least a 2.0 GPA at the state’s public institutions. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Thursday she will establish a Rhode Island Manufacturing Advisory Council, as part of a budget year priority to encourage growth in the industry. more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) More than 70 percent of Rhode Island’s jobs require a post-secondary degree, a qualification less than half of adult Rhode Islanders have, but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has put forward a new initiative to help close that gap. more
The U.S. Labor Department has awarded Rhode Island $641,101 to continue funding through April of programs to help provide career services to people receiving unemployment benefits. more
Over the next three years, Rhode Island will receive $2 million to improve career readiness and postsecondary attainment for all Rhode Island youth through a program called “PrepareRI.” more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will speak at the CS4RI Summit Wednesday, an event that is expected to draw more than 1,500 students, faculty and business leaders from across the state who are interested in advancing computer science learning. more
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