Friday, September 6, 2013

URI Opens New Door to Business

The well-attended launch of the University's new Business Engagement Center was covered by members of the regional media and featured on the front page of the Providence Journal on Sept. 6., with the headline "Schooled in Business."  The Providence Business NewsWPRI Channel 12, WJAR Channel 10 (a brief piece at 5 p.m. and full coverage at 6 and 7 p.m.), Buddy Cianci interviewed President David M. Dooley, and other broadcast media featured the event and described the new services available to businesses. As a result of Associated Press coverage, the news also appeared in The RepublicBoston.com, Anchorage Daily News and other online media. The new Center’s mission is to enhance industry competitiveness, create jobs, conduct mutually beneficial research, and create a highly trained workforce. Read the URI news release about the Center with remarks by speakers at the event or visit the Business Engagement Center website. (All links open in a new window.)