New England Institute of Technology Receives Generous Donation from Arpin Van Lines

EAST GREENWICH, RI – New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) recently held a Dedication Ceremony at its East Greenwich campus in recognition of the many generous donations made by organizations and friends of the university as its recent campus expansion project is now complete.


Special thanks to Arpin Van Lines headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island, for its generous donation of $25,000. With more than 100 years of experience, Arpin is an industry leader in moving and storage services. The company has more than 645 agency locations throughout the United States. Arpin Van Lines is a division of Arpin Group, Inc., which also includes Arpin International Group, Creative Storage Solutions and Arpin Renewable Energy, LLC.


The Paul G. Arpin Lounge is a spacious fire-placed sitting area located on the first floor of NEIT’s first-ever 400+ bed residence hall that provides a comfortable space for students to relax and socialize. Taylor Arpin, the grandson of the late Paul Arpin, represented the company at the Dedication Ceremony.  He spoke about the common interest that Arpin Van Lines and NEIT share in the use of renewable energy in vehicles.


“It is an honor to unveil this space dedicated to my grandfather,” said Taylor Arpin. “He was always focused on being ready for the future and was a mentor to the next generation – just as NEIT is working hard to prepare its students for a rapidly changing world. I know that he would be proud to see all the work we have accomplished.”


NEIT President Richard I. Gouse stated, “We are so pleased that Arpin Van Lines is participating in the growth and evolution of our university. We are grateful to this fine organization for their generosity and commitment to our students.  We are proud to display their name in the lounge area of our new residence hall which is home to students from around the world.”



Under the leadership of President Richard I. Gouse, New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit technical university with an enrollment of more than 3,000 students and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. Founded in 1940, the university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and on-line/hybrid degree programs focusing on a proven combination of technical expertise coupled with hands-on learning.  Follow news of the university on Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, Instagram, LinkedIn and the New England Tech Blog.


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