Posts Tagged with “Chafee Center”

Chafee Center receives grant for energy feasibility study

October 27th, 2011

The University's Chafee Center for International Business will manage a grant from the state's Economic Development Corporation that enables the completion of an energy feasibility study and renewable energy review of every public high school in Rhode Island. The goal is to produce a "roadmap" for these schools to get as close as possible to a "net-zero energy" building.

In R.I., conflicting views of Obama’s trade pacts

October 11th, 2011

The local effects of free trade are not nearly as black and white as the foes of free trade perceive them, partly because the debate is clouded by emotion, Ray Fogarty, director of the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant, tells the Providence Journal.

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9/11 left lasting impact on commerce

September 5th, 2011

In the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the United States, trade has suffered, Ray Fogarty, director of the University's Chafee Center for International Business, tells the Providence Business News. At the same time, he notes, changes in supply chain management have made shipping more secure, which means "you don't lose packages as often."

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U.S. mid-market companies positioned to ride crest of export wave

June 25th, 2011

"Many mid-sized manufacturing companies are undergoing fundamental strategic changes," the Financial Times noted in this article. To explain how some of these changes are occurring, the reporter attended World Trade Day at Bryant University and spoke with area manufacturers, panelists and others.

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Missing the boat on exports?

June 6th, 2011

Ray Fogarty, director of the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, and Edinaldo Tebaldi, assistant professor of economics, contribute to the debate regarding whether Rhode Island's global exports will pull the state out of its economic recession.

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Businesses urged to look abroad for opportunities

June 6th, 2011

International trade plays a vital role in helping Rhode Island recuperate from the recession, Ray Fogarty, director of the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, tells the Providence Business News. This article includes information about World Trade Day, which will be held on campus June 15.

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World Trade Day June 15 examines export growth

June 2nd, 2011

Ray Fogarty, director of the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, discusses World Trade Day and the state's growth of exporting on WJAR's "Business Talk."

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New director of National Export Initiative is keynote speaker at World Trade Day June 15

May 23rd, 2011

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SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - Courtney Gregoire, the recently-appointed director of the National Export Initiative (NEI) for the International Trade Administration at the United States Department of Commerce, will present the luncheon keynote address at Bryant University's 26th annual World Trade Day, to be held on campus Wednesday, June 15.

Her presentation will explore what the NEI means for businesses in Rhode Island and beyond.

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R.I. renewal starts with manufacturing and exports

June 7th, 2010

In this Providence Business News opinion piece co-written by Ray Fogarty, director of Bryant's Chafee Center for International Business, the authors note that American products and services "are still the most respected in the world" and that Rhode Island has untapped opportunities to advance manufacturing and exporting as avenues for economic recovery.

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A look at U.S. manufacturing trends and global trade

June 2nd, 2010

Ray Fogarty, director of Bryant University's Chafee Center for International Business, discusses national manufacturing trends, global trade, and the University's 25th annual World Trade Day on WJAR's "Business Talk" segment.

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