New England Tech Awarded Scholarships to 65 Students At Annual Awards Ceremony

Rupertico Sevenino Salas of Providence, RI, a student in the New England Institute of Technology Advance Automotive High Performance Technology program has been presented with a Bridgestone/Firestone Scholarship.

Other awards were also presented by the New England Tech Alumni Scholarship Fund, including those that are dedicated to the memory of a friend, staff or faculty member of the college. The scholarships, ranging from $750.00 to $3,000.00, were established by various trade organizations and companies.

In all, New England Tech presented these scholarships to 65 students.

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New England Tech Transportation Career Fair Was A Success!

Jobs, jobs, and more jobs were available to students and graduates who attended the annual Transportation Technology Career Fair.

28 employers representing the automotive/auto body, marine, and insurance industries were promoting part-time, full-time and internship opportunities for student and graduates.

New England Tech Transportation Career Fair

Representatives from Brewer Street Boatworks meet Marine Tech Students (L-R); Johnny Politis, Casey Cartwright, Jeremy DiSpagna, Brian Johnstone


Many students took advantage of the networking event, dressed up and introduced themselves to the recruiters. Some students and alumni were even able to obtained interview appointments on the spot. Arlington RV brought a beautiful 26’ Mercedes Benz RV to showcase, along with a large “Now Hiring!” banner.

Any students or graduates who were not able to attend the event can obtain a list of companies and contact names through the Career Services Office.   

New England Tech hosts Global Game Jam 2014

New England Tech – featured on WJAR Channel 10!

The local news station WJAR was promoting New England Tech’s participating in Global Game Jam, a 48 hour video game design challenge.

2014 Rhode Island Global Game Jam

For the third year, New England Tech was an official host site of the challenge, which has over 400 host locations around the world.

Click The Video Above – Or Here To View The WJAR News Segment

New England Institute of Technology Announces Its Annual Tuition Freeze

Seth Kurn, Executive Vice President at New England Institute of Technology (NEIT), announced that for the 31st consecutive year, the college is offering a tuition freeze to all individuals who enroll by December 31, 2013.

Already having the lowest tuition of any private college in Rhode Island, New England Tech is continuing its tradition of providing high quality hands-on technical education at the most reasonable tuition.  Individuals who enroll in any one of the college’s associate or bachelor degree programs and remains continuously enrolled in their chosen program until graduation, will have their tuition frozen for their entire course of study at NEIT.  The college offers more than 35 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science, and Master of Science degree programs at its three Rhode Island campuses. These programs offer a hands-on approach to learning in a myriad of technical and professional fields each coupled with a liberal arts core.

As Kurn stated, “Tuition freeze programs are not new to New England Tech.  Students will not only save money, but they can plan the financing of their education more effectively by being exempt from any tuition increase.  We strive to help our students’ succeed so assisting them with their financial needs is one way to help them stay on the path to graduation.”

For more information on NEIT’s tuition freeze as well as the numerous degree programs offered at the college, call the Admissions Office at 1-800-736-7744, 401-467-7744, or visit

New England Institute of Technology Earns LEED Certification for “Green” Campus

New England Tech has been awarded the prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification at its environmentally friendly East Greenwich campus.

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LEED® is the nation’s pre-eminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.

NEIT achieved LEED® certification by incorporating energy use, lighting, water, material use, and a variety of other sustainable strategies into its East Greenwich facility when the college redesigned and remodeled what was once a 265,000-square-foot office building. By using less energy and water, a LEED® certified building saves money for families, businesses and taxpayers; reduces greenhouse gas emissions; and contributes to a healthier environment for residents, workers and the community.

LEED® certification of the East Greenwich campus was based upon a number of green design and construction features. Over 100,000 projects currently participate in the LEED® rating systems, comprising over 8 billion square feet of construction space in all 50 states and 114 countries.

Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute and New England Institute of Technology Signed Two New Articulation Agreements

As it continues to seek access to higher education for qualified students, The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) and New England Institute of Technology, Rhode Island, signed two new articulation agreements last month.

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The technical schools now have articulation agreements in Information Technology, Cyber Security, and Information Technology Network Engineering.

The agreements facilitate BTVI’s students’ matriculation from the Information Technology Management Associate’s degree program into New England Tech’s Information Technology Network Engineering and Information Technology Cyber Security Bachelor’s degrees programs.  The small, private college has approximately 3,000 students of which 30 are Bahamians.

New England Tech’s Tuition Freeze Ends December 31!

We asked current New England Tech student Kenny Jaramillo what attracted him to New England Tech. In addition to wanting to prepare himself to “land a great career, not just another job,” Kenny was also attracted to New England Tech by our Tuition Freeze program. If you enroll by December 31, 2013,  your tuition at New England Tech will not increase as long as you are continuously enrolled at the college.

To hear more about what Kenny has to say about his experience at New England Tech, check out the video below!

The Grainger Foundation Supports New England Institute of Technology

Granger Foundation supports New England Tech - logoThe Grainger Foundation has donated $5,000 to New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) in support of its mission to provide students with a hands-on technical education.

“This grant will allow NEIT to offer scholarship opportunities for eligible students in our Associate in Science degree program in Refrigeration/Air Conditioning, Heating and Gas Technology,” said Robert R. Theroux, Vice President of Finance and Business Administration.  “Because of the generosity of The Grainger Foundation, together we can assist those students who may be experiencing financial challenges in completing their college education.”

The donation was presented by Jim Crowley, Branch Manager of W.W. Grainger, Inc.’s, Warwick Rhode Island location.

Grainger has been a part of the Warwick business community for more than 30 years as the leading broad line supplier of HVAC, electrical, lighting, tools, and other products.  “We recognize the important role that technical colleges like NEIT play in providing training that helps students meet the increasing technical demands of today’s workplace,” said Crowley.

The Grainger Foundation, an independent, private foundation based in Lake Forest, Illinois, was established in 1949 by William W. Grainger, founder of W.W. Grainger, Inc.


Sixth Annual New England Tech Student vs. Faculty Golf Tournament

NEIT Golf Tournament

The 6th Annual Student vs. Faculty Golf Tournament was held on Friday, September 6, 2013 at the East Greenwich Golf Club.  It was a perfect sunny day for golf and a little friendly competition.  Congratulations to the NEIT students, the winners of this year’s tournament!

New England Tech Soccer Tournament

New England Tech held our first summer soccer tournament, where four teams played three games each. Congratulations to all of the players, and the winning team!