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SAMI in 2018

Hear what our partners have to say about our students and get a behind the scenes look at the SAMI program!  

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SAMI Program Graduates 200th

Congratulations to Spence Fiorey, the 200th graduate of the SAMI Program.  Spence received his graduation certificate at a recent ceremony that included an address from Governor Gina Raimondo.  For press coverage, see the links below! “200th Student Graduates from NEIT Manufacturing Program” “Good Futures are Made in Manufacturing”    

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We love hearing from former students!

We love hearing from our former students – here’s a recent letter we received! Dear Sir, While you may not remember you were my first point of contact from the SAMI program. I found your name on-line and emailed you. You promptly responded, informed me to contact Amanda & said that I should have no […]

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SAMI: A pipeline to manufacturing jobs in R.I.

This Article originally appeared in the Providence Journal, you can read it in it’s original form here. A New England Institute of Technology program aligns workers who lost jobs with manufacturers that have them — including Electric Boat. A Drexel University study found that graduates of the program over a period of two years were […]

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Governor Raimondo Attends Manufacturing Ceremony at New England Tech

Governor Gina Raimondo Congratulates New England Institute of Technology for its Contribution in Training Workers Hired by Local Manufacturers Governor Gina Raimondo along with Scott Jensen, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training, (pictured) joined the faculty, staff and students of New England Institute of Technology’s Shipbuilding/Marine and Advanced Manufacturing Institute (SAMI) […]

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What is modern manufacturing to you?

We asked students to create videos that showed today’s manufacturing climate in their perspective. The results were spectacular! Which do you like best? Mat Sunday and Cisco Marquez: video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Chris Edmonds & Jaymes Aubin video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Ryan Campos & Louis Jardin video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player video platformvideo […]

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Happy to be at work at Porter machine

Kevin McKenna is happy to be back at work at Porter Machine in West Greenwich, RI. Kevin completed the SAMI Machine Program on April 29, 2016 and immediately started working for Porter Machine on 5/2/2016. SAMI Machine Training Coordinator, Todd Sposato, described Kevin as a pleasure to train – hardworking, conscientious and ready to work! […]

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SAMI Welders Start the Day With Teamwork, Collaboration and Communication

SAMI 2nd shift welding participants start the day with an activity to foster teamwork, collaboration and communication.  This activity was facilitated by Instructor, Patrick Moise, to encourage positive work behaviors and to convey the importance of these skills in today’s workforce.  Work readiness is an important component of the SAMI training program and supports the sills […]

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Welding Lab hosts Alumni Welding Contest

SAMI Welding Program Completers return to the SAMI Welding lab for an “Alumni Welding Contest”.  Pictured left to right are Vincent DiCenzo, Jessica Ryan, Stephen Greene and Jose Hernandez.  Vincent DiCenzo, now working at a family business, was declared the winner!  Jessica Ryan hopes to work at Electric Boat, Stephen Greene is heading to work […]

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Are you a welder girl?

We found this great shot on the “I love welding” Facebook page! So tell us – are YOU a welder girl?

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