NEIT Grants Degrees to British Virgin Island Students

BVI Grads 2016EAST GREENWICH, RI, USA – Dr. Douglas H. Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost at New England Institute of Technology, is pleased to announce that the following graduates received their degrees at the university’s 76th Commencement Ceremony held on May 1, 2016.  New England Tech awarded more than 1160 graduates with an Associate in Science (AS), Bachelor of Science (BS) or Master of Science (MS) Degrees.

British Virgin Island graduates and the Minister of Education are pictured from left to right.

Myron Walwyn                        Minister of Education

Shaun Mactavious                  Associate degree in Criminal Justice Technology

Akeymo Percival                   Associate degree in Information Technology

Sherebe Lettsome                  Associate degree in Automotive Technology

Chad Rymer                           Associate degree in Surgical Technology

Jakeem Williams                    Associate degree in Architectural Building Engineering Technology

Shaheda Christopher             Associate degree in Criminal Justice Technology

Karen Vanterpool                    Bachelor degree in Business Management Technology

Creighton Brewley                  Associate degree in Electronics Systems Technology

Not pictured:

Carlos Rodriguez-Turnbull     Associate degree in Architectural Building Engineering Technology

NEIT Grants Degrees to Bahama Students

EAST GREENWICH, RI, USA – Dr. Douglas H. Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost at New England Institute of Technology, is pleased to announce that the following graduates received their degrees at the college’s 76th Commencement Ceremony held on May 1, 2016.  New England Tech awarded more than 1160 graduates with an Associate in Science (AS), Bachelor of Science (BS) or Master of Science (MS) Degrees.

Bahama Grads 2016Bahama graduates and New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) staff are pictured from left to right.

Kerrin Cano                 NEIT International Admissions Specialist

Justin Higgs                AS degree in Marine Technology

Kriston Smith              AS degree in Electrical Technology

Kristopher Fox            BS degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Andre Rahming           AS degree in Marine Technology

Antonio Adderley        BS degree in Business Management

Mycheal Hart              BS degree in Automotive Service Management

Catherine Fabrizi,        International Student Advisor 

Not pictured:

Gianna Johnson          AS in Marine Technology

Alexander McIntosh    BS in Construction Management Technology

As Dr. Sherman stated, “We are so proud to have these outstanding students graduate from our university. International students offer all faculty, staff and students the opportunity to learn about various cultures. It has been a great learning experience for everyone.”

Advanced Coursework Network

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Lending a Helping Hand

22-Feins Group

From left: Alison McShane, Alycia Salvas, Aanuoluwapo Akinjagunla, Cherine Whitney, Joseph Scanlon, James Thornley, Preyas Thakkar, and David Bienkiewicz. Not Pictured: Sharon Adickah, Christian Blackman, Paige Desrosiers, Alexander Hulk, Antuan Melkoun, and Ryan Silva

The Feinstein Enriching America Awards were held on March 8, 2016, at NEIT’s East Greenwich campus. Students and staff were recognized for their tireless efforts in sharing their time and talent with so many worthy organizations within the community. Individual awards were presented to an associate level student, a bachelor’s level student, and an NEIT librarian.  Students from the Automotive Technology program and the Information Technology program were also recognized for their good work. Congratulations to the following individuals for serving those in need.

NEIT Tech Camp is Scheduled

Tech Camp

Langevin finds success story at Gearhead

Already, after only five months of operating, Gearhead Systems International has 300 members, many of who are frequent repeat customers. Gearhead, which opened in the old Suzuki World on Oakland …

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Two Warwick Area Career and Technical Center’s Automotive Technology program students won big at this year’s Ocean State Automotive Technology Competition. The Rhode Island Auto Dealer’s …

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Warwick Beacon: NEIT shipbuilding program graduates 11 more

CLASSMATES: Friday’s graduating class was one of the biggest the SAMI program has seen with 11 students. All 11 students were able to secure employment before graduation. Of the 217 students to go through SAMI, 201 have been hired before or directly after graduation.

By Kelcy Dolan

Since its inception in July of 2013, the SAMI program at New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) has seen nearly all of their graduates connect with employers.

The Shipbuilding/Marine and Advanced Manufacturing Institute (SAMI) has two programs, one in welding and the other in machinery. The program began in 2013 through a collaboration between NEIT and employers within the industry to create a pipeline of skilled entry-level, reliable individuals for Rhode Island employers.

Initially, the program partnered with five companies, but since then the program has grown to include 64 employers hiring SAMI students.

Two hundred and seventeen students have graduated with the program and 201 of them were hired upon or just after graduation from the 10-week program.

On Friday, April 1, SAMI had 11 individuals graduate the program, all of which had been hired by various companies with an average starting salary of $15.75. This is one of the largest graduating classes for SAMI’s machinery program, which typically averages around four to five students per session.

Robert Palumbo, SAMI program coordinator, congratulated all the graduates for not only completing the program successfully, but also for securing employment.

Palumbo noted that currently there is a lot of opportunity in the industry because of what he considered the “gray tsunami.” The industry is seeing a generation begin to retire, allowing for new positions to be open at companies across the state that allow for a lot of growth for new hires.

SAMI also provides students with academic credits should they decide to further their education as well.

Todd Sposato, SAMI’s machine training coordinator, said the reason this program is so successful is because of the close partnerships with employers.

“We can change alongside the industry, see what employers are looking for and make sure our students match that,” he said.

Source: NEIT shipbuilding program graduates 11 more

Vet Tech held Pinning Ceremony

The Class of 2016 Veterinary Technology Program graduates attended a Pinning Ceremony on March 16, 2016, at the Post Road campus. Congratulations graduates!

From Left: Back Row: Amy Hervieux, Kasey Birtz, Arielle St. Pierre, Kimberly Bowman, Megan Goyette, Rowan Alexander, Nicole Nagle, Maria Morrow and Ashley D’Attilio. Front Row: Danielle Papa, Sonya Johnson, Amanda Belisle, Isabella Santoro, Melanie Iadeluca, and Samantha Hunt with a friend from a local animal shelter.

From Left: Back Row: Amy Hervieux, Kasey Birtz, Arielle St. Pierre, Kimberly Bowman, Megan Goyette, Rowan Alexander, Nicole Nagle, Maria Morrow and Ashley D’Attilio. Front Row: Danielle Papa, Sonya Johnson, Amanda Belisle, Isabella Santoro, Melanie Iadeluca, and Samantha Hunt with a friend from a local animal shelter.

Computer Donation Assists Individuals with Special Needs

10-AccessPoint RIAccessPoint RI located in Cranston supports children, adults and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well co-occurring disabilities. Students in NEIT’s Physical Therapist Assistant Technology program, as well as the Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology program have participated in internships at AccessPoint RI. To further assist this organization with its good work, New England Tech donated 11 surplus computers to be used by AccessPoint RI clients and staff.

Rory Carmody, MA, CRC, Director of Program Development at AccessPoint RI, stated, “Our goal is to make computers available to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who never used a computer before or have limited access to one. We placed these computers in some of our group homes and also set up a small computer lab at our Cranston facility. We are helping people use the internet to connect with friends, conduct job searches, and complete online employment applications. We also made two computers available to our staff for training purposes. AccessPoint RI clients and staff are extremely grateful to New England Tech for its support and generosity.”