PAWTUCKET- New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) has announced its agreement with the City of Pawtucket, Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket (BGCP) and Pawtucket Central Falls Development (PCFD) to provide greater access to higher learning opportunities for students and adult learners in Pawtucket. NEIT is establishing a Pawtucket presence with a new University Resource Center downtown at 2 Bayley Street, a property owned by PCFD.
Dr. Douglas H. Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost at New England Tech, announced that the university’s College of Health Sciences, in conjunction with its Department of Nursing, will offer a Practical Nurse (PN) program starting in March 2022. This new program was developed in response to the nursing shortage both locally and nationally. The Practical Nurse program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
NEIT's Executive Vice President, Scott Freund, announced that the university recently earned the #1 ranking for affordable online RN-BSN programs in Rhode Island by https://www.rntomsn.org/, a widely used online resource for registered nurses interested in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) education.
Since 2016 NEIT has been a provider of free college courses for high school students through the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) All Course Network (ACN) program. RIDE has extended registration for an all-important online course “Planning Your Financial Future” until July 19, 2021 when the class will begin.
Richard I. Gouse, President of NEIT, is pleased to announce the launch of the University’s new College of Health Sciences (CHS) located at its East Greenwich, Rhode Island campus. The College of Health Sciences will be housed in a 50,000 sq. ft. space within the 320,000 sq. ft. main campus building. The College of Health Sciences' learning spaces are equipped with interactive high-fidelity nursing and surgical simulation labs, surgical suites, rehabilitation centers and the latest medical equipment available in the healthcare industry.
New England Institute of Technology announced that all students who participate in on-campus classes or activities will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of the fall term which begins on October 4, 2021.
Dr. Douglas H. Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost at NEIT, announced that the university has been named one of the Top 50 Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design for 2021 by The Princeton Review, one of America’s best-known education services companies. Since 2010, The Princeton Review has recognized both undergraduate and graduate schools with the best programs in game design.