New England Tech and Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame Establish Scholarship

Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame logoEast Greenwich, RI  –  Seth Kurn, Executive Vice President at New England Institute of Technology (NEIT), announced that the college has partnered with the Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame (RIRHOF) to establish a first-time scholarship award in the amount of $1500.

The scholarship announcement was made on May 9, 2013, at the Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame’s Induction Ceremony held at Twin River Casino, in Lincoln, RI.

The Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame Scholarship will be presented in December 2013, to a New England Tech student enrolled in the college’s Video and Audio Production Technology Associate in Science degree program.  Student selection will be based on academic standing and/or faculty recommendation.

As Kurn stated, “Our college community is so pleased to now be associated with the Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame.  We are very grateful for its generosity and commitment to those students who are working towards a career in the radio production field.” 

Under the leadership of President Richard I. Gouse, New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit technical college with an enrollment of more than 3,000 students. The college offers over 40 associate, bachelor, and master’s degree programs and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. For more information, please visit www.neit.edu or follow NEIT on Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, and the New England Tech Blog found on the college’s website. 

The Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame was established in 2008 to honor those men and women who have contributed to the 91-year radio industry in Rhode Island. All proceeds raised by the Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame benefit local charities. To date, RIRHOF has contributed more than $54,000 to local organizations. For more information on inductees, criteria for membership,  philanthropic partners as well as information relating to RIRHOF charitable causes, please visit www.rirhof.org.