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Workforce Development
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Stephen Mitchell of Narragansett uses a desktop video magnifier supplied by a local nonprofit to read his mail, the newspaper and his medication-container labels. The nonprofit Ocean State Center for Independent Living in Warwick helped … more
Nearly 100 people pack the outdoor patio of The Hot Club, a popular Providence waterfront bar, on a Wednesday evening. It's a common summer scene at happy hour across the city, except for the one thing that links The Hot Club patrons this … more
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
For 30 years Providence Business News has been chronicling the local business community's efforts to build and sustain a strong economy. Education is a, if not the, key factor in that effort. Business leaders know that for Rhode Island to … more
John Hazen White Jr. is a bold brand. Anyone watching the history of Rhode Island industry knows that White has earned his flamboyant persona. He is the third generation of the White family to head privately held Taco Group Co., founded in … more
An interesting thing happened as manufacturing continued its steady decline in Rhode Island. By mid-2013, the number of people employed in manufacturing began to rise, according to statistics tallied by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. … more
Two stories in this week's Telecommunications Focus section illustrate the challenges and opportunities that our increasingly connected world offer. Companies that supply communications services have seen the technology change so rapidly in … more
Throughout my career I have always known the importance of mentorship. I had an amazing mentor early on that pushed me, challenged me and advised me on everything from how to dress to how to tackle complex problems. I can't think of a day that has … more
The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association and its sister organization makeRI will host the third annual Manufacturing Workforce Summit March 9 at Rhode Island College. more
Mindy Levine, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island, was one of 10 women throughout the country to receive a Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society. Levine specializes in synthetic organic chemistry, and … more
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