Casey Chan-Smutko

10-year strategic plan promises impacts, experiences, culture, preparation

President Parlange from his state of the university address. PHOTO CREDIT: Eddie Melfi | Staff Photographer President Marc Parlange introduced his 10-year strategic plan in his State of the University Address on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Parlange said the plan is associated with the change of president. The previous University president, David Dooley, had a strategic…

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Students teach technology, social connections to “Cyber Seniors”

College students help connect elders with lessons on all things technology. PHOTO CREDIT: URI College of Health Sciences At the University of Rhode Island, student mentors teach senior citizens how to use technology in the “Cyber-Seniors: Connecting Generations” program, according to Skye Leedahl, associate professor in the human development and family science (HDF) department. Leedahl…

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