Governor Chafee Announces $1.75M in Grants

New England Institute of Technology is proud to be the recipient of the Governor’s Workforce grant to help 40 unemployed individuals with the skills within the shipbuilding and machine technology industries.  We look forward to continuing to help the state close the skills gap. From RIBJ.com: Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Governor’s […] http://dlvr.it/6PfN5n

You’re Getting Innovation All Wrong

If you think Innovation is only for Einstein, you’re wrong.  Innovation is about being finding a better, creative way to do ANYTHING!  Anyone can be innovative.  Let’s get creative. From LinkedIn.com: You’re Getting Innovation All Wrong You hear the word “innovation” all the time these days, especially as it relates to competitive advantage. Most people just […] http://dlvr.it/6P9n9R

Vinny Paz film to begin shooting in Rhode Island this fall

The Ocean State is going to be the site of another movie beginning this fall.  This one about the comeback of world champion Rhode Island boxer Vinny Pazienza .  “Bleed for This” is being produced in part by Verdi Productions/Woodhaven Production Co. in East Greenwich, RI. Local filmmaker/actor and NEIT Digital Recording Arts (DRA) Technology graduate, Tom DeNucci is currently […] http://dlvr.it/6Ng8Pm

New England Institute of Technology mourns the tragic loss of Ty-shon Perry, a 2013 Criminal Justice graduate, this past weekend.  According to Ray Angell, Department Chair of the Criminal Justice Technology program, “Ty-shon was one of our bright and promising Criminal Justice graduates with a strong desire to learn. He achieved the first of many goals he had set for himself by obtaining his associate degree and he was working towards his career in law enforcement before this tragedy.”  Our thoughts and prayers are with Ty-shon’s family and friends.

Silly Google Employees Interview Questions

There aren’t too many people who wouldn’t love to work for a company like Google.  If you ever happen to get lucky enough to land an interview with them, check out the crazy interview questions they have asked interviewees.  For assistance with answering the more common interview questions, New England Tech students and graduates should […] http://dlvr.it/6N8LhH

Submarine maker plans expansion in Rhode Island

New England Tech continues to work to help fill the #SkillsGap with Associate, Bachelors and Master degrees, including helping Electric Boat fill positions it has otherwise had difficulty finding enough people with the necessary skills. From MiamiHerald.com: NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. –Submarine maker Electric Boat plans to double its workforce in Rhode Island to build a new class […] http://dlvr.it/6MpL04

RISTE Presents Partnership Awards to New England Tech staff

Rhode Island Society of Technology Educator (RISTE) presented partnership awards to Erin Flynn (Manager of Admissions Outreach) and Amanda Metzger (Special Events Coordinator) at their monthly member meeting held at New England institute of Technology. RISTE’s mission is to promote excellence in education through the integration of existing and emerging technologies.  Through workshops, member meetings, speakers, […] http://dlvr.it/6MSjp1

SkillsUSA Rhode Island has 35 students in top 10

82 Rhode Island career and technical students participated in the SkillsUSA Championships held on Thursday, June 26th. More than 6,000 students competed in 99 occupational and leadership skill competition areas. SkillsUSA programs help to establish industry standards for job skill training in the classroom. These industry driven competitive events are modeled after the Olympics where […] http://dlvr.it/6M1C9F

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The iPhone 6′s reported sapphire display would make Corning nervous

For a long time, Corning’s proprietary Gorilla Glass has been the go-to material that manufacturers use for smartphone displays thanks to its remarkable durability and toughness. However, with Apple reportedly using a sapphire display for its upcoming iPhone 6, Corning is at risk for potentially losing some significant business, particularly if Samsung again decides to be a “fast follower” and switch to sapphire for its future flagship smartphones.

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The iPhone 6′s reported sapphire display would make Corning nervous

For a long time, Corning’s proprietary Gorilla Glass has been the go-to material that manufacturers use for smartphone displays thanks to its remarkable durability and toughness. However, with Apple reportedly using a sapphire display for its upcoming iPhone 6, Corning is at risk for potentially losing some significant business, particularly if Samsung again decides to be a “fast follower” and switch to sapphire for its future flagship smartphones.

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