SBANE Presents “Higher Education’s Contribution to Rhode Island’s Economic Growth”

WALTHAM, MA – The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) is hosting their monthly Rhode Island Breakfast Series event on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, entitled Higher Education’s Contribution to Rhode Island’s Economic Growth, with Nancy Carriuolo as the guest speaker. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, in Warwick, RI from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Dr. Nancy Carriuolo, President of Rhode Island College (RIC), joins SBANE for a presentation on RIC’s contribution to the economic growth of Rhode Island. Dr. Carriuolo’s background with education stems from her involvement with the Journal of Developmental Education, the New England Dollars for Scholars, and the Rhode Island Office of Higher Education. Dr. Carriuolo has been named, “Rhode Island’s Woman of the Year” by GoLocalProv due to her valuable role on Brown University and URI’s South Street Landing redevelopment project.

To attend this event, register at, under “Upcoming Events: Rhode Island Breakfast Series.” A breakfast buffet is included. Higher Education’s Contribution to Rhode Island’s Economic Growth is sponsored by Adler Pollock & Sheehan, P.C. ( and Bristol County Savings Bank (

About SBANE:

SBANE (Smaller Business Association of New England) is a non-profit association founded in 1938, with approximately 600 smaller business members, located in New England. SBANE’s hallmark event is the annual Innovations Award Gala, where for-profit and non-profit businesses are recognized for their forward thinking products, services, and/or practices. The nomination period is now open for New England businesses to apply. Learn more about SBANE, and other programs offered, at Follow SBANE on Twitter and Instagram @SBANENewEngland.

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