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The New England Institute of Art

10 Brookline Place West, Boston, MA 02445-7295   |    1.617.739.1700

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Dr. David Warren Named as College President Dr. David Warren Named as College President

The Board of Trustees of The New England Institute of Art today announced the appointment of Dr. David Warren to the position of President. Warren, who assumes the role on May 10, comes to the creative-arts college from The Art Institute of New York City where he served as President since 2008.

The Board of Trustees of The New England Institute of Art today announced the appointment of Dr. David Warren to the position of President.   Warren, who assumes the role on May 10, comes to the creative-arts college from The Art Institute of New York City where he served as President since 2008.

He joined The Art Institute of New York City after holding the position of Vice President for Operations at Post University in Waterbury Connecticut, a position he assumed after seven years with University of Phoenix. 

He began working for University of Phoenix in 1997 as Director of Academic Affairs in Honolulu, Hawaii. He moved to Massachusetts in October 2000 as part of the integral management team for the start up of the Greater Boston Campus.

From there he assumed the Campus Director Position for the University of Phoenix in Pittsburgh, a position he held through 2004.

“We are extremely pleased about the appointment of Dr. Warren as the next President of The New England Institute of Art,” says Stacy L. Sweeney, who is serving as the College’s Interim President.  “We know that Dr. Warren’s proven record of developing successful leaders and cultivating teams will truly be an inspiration to the campus community in supporting our students’ success.”

Warren earned his Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix in Arizona and his Master of Public Administration from Brigham Young University.  He holds a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island and earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.

He is a Lieutenant Colonel (retired) of the United States Army, where he served for 20 years.  Born in Massachusetts, he is returning to his roots as a Bay Stater and a loyal Red Sox Fan.

The New England Institute of Art is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu,) a system of over 45 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.

The New England Institute of Art offers Associate in Science degree programs in Audio Production, Broadcasting  and Photography and Bachelor of Science degree programs in Advertising, Audio & Media Technology, Digital Filmmaking & Video Production, Fashion & Retail Management, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Media Arts & Animation, Photography, Sound & Motion Picture Technical Arts and Web Design & Interactive Media.   Its Center for Professional Development offers Certificate Programs in Advanced Website Development, Computer-Aided Design & Documentation, Digital Audio Production, Digital Graphic Design, Digital Photography, Digital Video Production, Residential Interior Decorating, ProTools  and Website Development.

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The New England Institute of Art Welcomes Tad Handley as its New President The New England Institute of Art Welcomes Tad Handley as its New President

The New England Institute of Art is pleased to announce that Tad Handley will serve as the new president.

“I am excited to be joining The New England Institute of Art, with its strong tradition of commitment to educational excellence,” said President Handley. “I look forward to working with our faculty and staff to serve our students in achieving their educational goals.”

Handley is no stranger to The Art Institute system of schools. He first served The Art Institutes as the President of The Art Institute of New York City from August 2010 - December 2012.  Since then, Handley has served as the Interim President for The Art Institute of Salt Lake City; The Art Institute of Dallas, a campus of South University; The Art Institutes International Kansas City and most recently The Art Institute of Charlotte, a campus of South University.  Prior to his numerous positions at The Art Institutes schools, Handley held positions as Executive Vice President at Lincoln College of New England, President at Clemens College, Vice President and Executive Director at Connecticut Culinary Institute, Academic Vice President for New England Culinary Institute, and Vice President of Operations at Connecticut Culinary Institute.

Handley holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Connecticut and a Master of Business Administration from Western Governors University.

The New England Institute of Art is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The New England Institute of Art is located at 10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA 02445.  ©2014 The Art Institutes International LLC.

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PEN New England and The New England Institute of Art Announce Literary Contest Winners PEN New England and The New England Institute of Art Announce Literary Contest Winners

Perhaps our next literary star, the next Ralph Waldo Emerson, might be walking among us in the Boston Area? PEN New England and The New England Institute of Art joined forces for the third year to motivate and inspire young literary writers in the community through the Naked Truth Magazine Literary Contest. 

The contest was open to high school students in the Boston area, and winners were chosen this March by a panel of judges at The New England Institute of Art. The winners of the contest were celebrated in a public reading on May 31st at the school in Brookline, and will have their entries published in the college’s student magazine called The Naked Truth Magazine.

“This event is meant to give college students a chance to be active in the community and to promote and encourage literary art and writing to high school students in the Boston area and on our campus,” said David Blair, instructor in general education at The New England Institute of Art. “We’re happy to announce that we had over 100 pages of poetry and prose this year.”

The Naked Truth Magazine is a literary magazine published every semester by The New England Institute of Art student club, Naked Truth.

 

The 2012 PEN New England/Naked Truth Magazine
High School Student Writing Contest Winners

Poetry

"Reggae, my yesterday" by Cameron Akeredolu, Jeremiah Burke High School

Prose

"A Stop in Time" by Ashley Lee, Brookline High School

 

Runners-Up

Poetry

"Timmea" by Timmea Mungo, Jeremiah Burke High School

Prose

"Crash" by Michael McGlathery, Reading Memorial High School

 

Honorable Mentions

Poetry

"Fabliaux" by Elysa Bond, Reading Memorial High School

"I realize that yes heaven is just" by Zachary Hall, Triton Regional High School

"Deep Beauty" by Crystal Dixon, Jeremiah Burke High School

Prose

"Life in the Making" by Katie Drake Cook, Jeremiah Burke High School

"A Flower for James" by Nathaniel Shaffer, Reading Memorial High School

"Nobody's Business" by Alison Elaine Nagel, Reading Memorial High School

 

The New England Institute of Art is part of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of more than 50 schools located throughout North America. The Art Institutes schools provide an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals. Several institutions of The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. See aiprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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Nancy Lightbody appointed Director of Human Resources Nancy Lightbody appointed Director of Human Resources

 The New England Institute of Art today announced the appointment of Nancy Lightbody to the position of Director of Human Resources.  Lightbody brings more than 25 years of experience to the college, having most recently held the position of Vice President, Human Resources for Seaport Companies in Boston.

Prior to joining the Seaport Companies in 2004, Lightbody served as Director of Human Resources at SYnventive Molding Solutions, Inc, in Peabody and held the same position at Fairmarket, Inc, in Woburn.

Lightbody holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Bentley College.  She earned her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the Society of Human Resource Professionals (SHRM) as well as a Certificate in Human Resource Management. Lightbody resides with her husband and two sons in Saugus, Ma.

The New England Institute of Art is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu,) a system of over 45 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.

The New England Institute of Art offers Associate in Science degree programs in Audio Production, and Photography and Bachelor of Science degree programs in Advertising, Audio & Media Technology, Digital Filmmaking & Video Production, Fashion & Retail Management, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Media Arts & Animation, Photography, Sound & Motion Picture Technical Arts and Web Design & Interactive Media.

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