Updated July 30 at 5:26am
Workforce Development
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A $476,854 federal Educational Talent Search grant for the Community College of Rhode Island was announced this week by U.S. Sens. Jack F. Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline. 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
Acknowledging that economic development goes beyond creation of jobs to nurturing new skills in existing employees, banking and government leaders on Wednesday celebrated employees who recently completed industry-requested courses created through a state grant. more
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
Rhode Island College announced the opening of a cross-disciplinary Institute for Education in Healthcare to focus on workforce development opportunities for Rhode Island health care workers Monday afternoon. more
Transformation and employee value took center stage at Tuesday night’s Providence Business News Manufacturing Awards program, held at Bryant University’s Bello Center. more
A new series of free workshops to help job-seekers will be held this month by the Community College of Rhode Island’s Center for Workforce and Community Education. more
The Genesis Center has received a $412,575 grant for the new Bridges to Career Opportunities program from the Local Initiatives Support Corp., part of $11.3 million grant that LISC received nationally from the Social Innovation Fund. more
The Rhode Island Manufacturing Association has announced “Best Practices” would be the focus of this year’s Manufacturing Industry Partnership Symposium. more
Sixteen new research projects will provide data on state policy issues ranging from municipal collaboration to the education of Latinos through the College and University Research Collaborative. more
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