3rd of May 2021

Greetings from New Executive Director Michael Fantom

To my new FIRST family! Please let me share a little about who I am and what makes me tick — like a little Romi Robot! I grew up in Edinburgh, Scotland the youngest of five children. I studied education at University in the UK and taught in Argentina and Scotland before becoming involved inRead More »

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3rd of March 2021

New Executive Director Announced

A Letter to the NE FIRST Community March 2021 Dear NE FIRST community, I hope everyone is having a great start to 2021. By now, you should have all received your MiniBot for the NE FIRST MiniBot challenges, presented by BAE Systems. BAE Systems has been a long time supporter of FIRST and NE FIRST,Read More »

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25th of February 2021

STEM@WORK Series Launches on March 20

At NE FIRST, we are building a series of seminars and workshops for our teams across New England. The first event, New England Innovation Day,  will be held via Zoom on March 20 from 11 to 12:30 pm. Download the PDF here to share with your friends. NE Innovation Day 2021 Please register to receiveRead More »

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17th of February 2021

Mini Bot Challenge Office Hours 2/17

Have questions about the NE FIRST BAE Systems Mini-Bot Challenge? Tune in tonight for our office hours from 7 to 8 pm on Discord.

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9th of January 2021

New England Launches BAE Systems Mini-Bot Challenge

Dear New England Teams: We are so excited that kickoff off for the 2021 season is finally here!!! In addition to what you will be seeing today from FIRST HQ at noon, we would like to share with you a new challenge for our registered New England teams. BAE Systems has generously provided funding forRead More »

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8th of January 2021

Executive Director Search Closed

Thank you all the  interest in the Executive Director position. We are currently reviewing all applications, and are no longer accepting any additional applications at this time. Sincerely, ingenuityNE Board of Directors

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17th of December 2020

NE FIRST Seeking Executive Director

Come lead a team of dedicated professionals and volunteers as we prepare the next generation of technology leaders, innovators, educators and entrepreneurs. We have many success stories behind us… and many more to come. The world is changing. It is moving faster and becoming more complex. Technology is driving this change, and the next generationRead More »

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30th of September 2020

NE FIRST FRC Season Update

Dear New England FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Teams As you probably have read by now, FIRST released a statement on Thursday announcing the revised direction for the 2021 FRC season. FIRST has made the decision to open FRC registration on October 5th with a reduced registration fee that does not include in-person event competitions. TheRead More »

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5th of June 2020

2020 FIRST Community Conference

Over the next two weeks, your leaders from across the New England FIRST community will be attending the FIRST Virtual 2020 Community Conference. During these sessions, we will be learning about the upcoming 2020/21 season, workforce development initiatives, alumni support, sponsor engagement, team development and program specific reviews. We will be sure to share theRead More »

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Congratulations Class of 2020!

To all the graduating seniors who have participated in FIRST, we salute you! You have endured major challenges and hurdles these last few months. Congratulations on your amazing achievements not only in robotics but through your entire lifetime. We are proud of you! Check out some of the benefits of being a FIRST alumni.

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