New England Association of Schools and Colleges Visit
New England Institute of Technology will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit on April 14,
15, 16 and 17, 2013, by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education is one of seven accrediting commissions
in the United States that provide institutional accreditation on a regional basis. Accreditation
is voluntary and applies to the institution as a whole. The Commission, which is recognized by
the U.S. Department of Education, accredits approximately 240 institutions in the six-state New
New England Institute of Technology has been accredited by the Commission since 2005 and was
last reviewed in April of 2005. Its accreditation by the New England Association encompasses
the entire institution.
For the past year and a half, New England Institute of Technology has been engaged in a process
of self-study, addressing the Commission’s Standards for Accreditation. An evaluation team will
visit the institution to gather evidence that the self-study is thorough and accurate. The team
will recommend to the Commission a continuing status for the institution. Following a review
process, the Commission itself will take the final action.
The public is invited to submit comments regarding the institution to:
Public Comment on New England Institute of Technology
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
3 Burlington Woods, Suite 100, Burlington, MA 01803
Public Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution. The
Commission cannot settle disputes between individuals and institutions, whether those involve
faculty, students, administrators, or members of other groups. Comments will not be treated as
confi dential and must include the name, address, and telephone number of the person providing
Public Comments must be received by April 17, 2013. The Commission cannot guarantee that
comments received after that date will be considered.
NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MAKES THE LIST OF
“TOP UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOLS TO STUDY VIDEO GAME DESIGN FOR 2013"
BY THE PRINCETON REVIEW
Dr. Thomas F. Wylie, Senior Vice President and Provost at New England Institute of Technology, announced that the college has earned a prestigious position on The Princeton Review's just published-list saluting the best undergraduate schools in the United States and Canada to study video game design for 2013.
Compiled by The Princeton Review, one of America’s best-known education services companies, the 2013 list names 15 undergraduate schools in rank order (1 to 15) and15 undergraduate schools as Honorable Mentions. The Company also reported a companion list of top graduate schools to study video game design for 2013 highlighting 15 graduate schools in rank order and five as Honorable Mentions. The listings are shown below.
The Princeton Review chose the schools based on a survey it conducted in the 2012-13 academic year of 150 programs at institutions offering video game design coursework and/or degrees in the United States and Canada. The Company's 50-question survey asked schools to report on a range of topics from academic offerings and faculty credentials to graduates’ employment and professional achievements. Among the criteria The Princeton Review weighed to make its selections included: the school curriculum, faculty, facilities, and infrastructure, plus career services, student scholarships, and financial aid.
According to Wylie, “We are so pleased to receive this distinction from The Princeton Review. Our gaming faculty works tirelessly with students enrolled in our associate and bachelor degree programs in game design and game development technology. Our hands-on approach to learning coupled with a dynamic curriculum plus exciting gaming events and workshops prepare our students well as they enter this exciting field.”
Said Robert Franek, Princeton Review Senior Vice President/Publisher, “It has long been our mission to help students find and get into the schools best for them. For students aspiring to become game designers, we highly recommend New England Institute of Technology as one of the best institutions to study and to launch a career in this field. We also salute the faculty and staff at New England Institute of Technology and the other schools on our 2013 lists for their exceptional academic and professional contributions to their students and to the industry of game design."
The Princeton Review's full report is accessible at www.princetonreview.com/game-design. It includes profiles of the schools with application information and links to the school sites.
This year, The Princeton Review partnered with PC Gamer, a monthly magazine published by Future US, as its reporting partner on this project. PC Gamer has a feature on the list in its May issue. It is now available at www.pcgamer.com, and will arrive in subscriber mailboxes in mid-March and on newsstands April 2. The feature has information on the schools' degree options, class offerings, prominent professors, and alumni, plus fun facts about the school programs.
The Princeton Review’s "Top 15 Undergraduate Schools To Study Video Game Design For 2013" are:
1. University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)
2. University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
3. DigiPen Institute of Technology (Redmond, WA)
4. Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)
5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
6. Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
7. Shawnee State University (Portsmouth, OH)
8. Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, GA)
9. The Art Institute of Vancouver (Vancouver, British Columbia / CAN)
10. Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
11. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY)
12. Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)
13. Becker College (Worcester, MA)
14. New England Institute of Technology (East Greenwich, RI)
15. North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
What's New at New England Tech
Here's where you'll find the latest news and information from New England Tech. For our press releases, go here.
The fifteenth annual "Best of Tech" awards were presented on April 27, 2012 in the Media Presentation Theatre in East Greenwich. Click to view this year's award recipients! View pdf File
New England Tech Clinical Medical Assistant student, Elaine Quijano, featured on CBS Evening News. Full Article
The Rhode Island Gamma chapter of Alpha Chi was established at New England Institute of Technology at an Inauguration Ceremony held on April 10, 2012. Full Article
The Beta Xi Phi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa was chartered at NEIT on February 16, 2006. New England Institute of Technology is proud to announce the newest inductees. Full Article
View some quotes from employers of New England Tech graduates. Full Article
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