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NESS OFFERS ONLINE STEM COURSES

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Responding to the educational challenges of the day, NESS introduces live, educator-led online STEM courses for students at home. Stonington, CT — The New England Science & Sailing Foundation now offers their award-winning, accredited, and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)-based STEM courses online with live educators leading each lesson in order to serve schools, parents, […]

NESS FOUNDER SPIKE LOBDELL RECEIVES US SAILING’S MARTIN LURAY AWARD

2019 US Sailing Marty Award

“The Marty,” as it is known, is the highest community sailing honor bestowed by US Sailing. Stonington, CT — The New England Science & Sailing Foundation is proud to announce that CEO and Founder of NESS, Michael “Spike” Lobdell, has been awarded the prestigious US Sailing Martin A. Luray Award. The award recognizes Lobdell’s outstanding […]

Longtime Educational Leader Chosen to Serve as Executive Director of Education at NESS

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Longtime Educational Leader Chosen to Serve as Executive Director of Education at New England Science & Sailing Foundation Eric Isselhardt, PhD, named NESS’s first Executive Director of Education STONINGTON, CT: A veteran executive with deep experience in both nonprofit and for-profit educational organizations has been selected to serve as the new Executive Director of Education […]

Farm to Pier Dinner Returns to New London

Farm to Pier Dinner Returns to New London NEW LONDON, CT. Farm to Pier Dinner will be returning to Custom House Pier in New London on Wednesday, August 14 (rain date August 15) at 6:00pm. The beloved event is a twist on the classic farm to table events in the region. Fresh produce, meat, and […]

America’s Cup Sailboats Come to Stonington

America’s Cup Sailboats Come to Stonington NESS Hosts American Eagle and Weatherly STONINGTON, CT. Two 12 Meter racing yachts, American Eagle and Weatherly, will be sailing in Stonington Harbor on Monday, June 10 as part of a fundraiser for the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS). These two spectacular sailboats are pristine pieces of […]

Comcast NBCU Foundation Announces 2019 Project Innovation Winners

Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation Announces 2019 Project Innovation Winners STONINGTON, CT. NBC Connecticut/WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut/WRDM, and the NBCUniversal Foundation named the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) as one of the recipients of its 2019 Project Innovation grant. The stations selected NESS and six other nonprofits across Connecticut to receive a total of $225,000 in […]

Winners Announced in Statewide Drawing Contest

STONINGTON, CT. New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) announced this year’s winning artists for the statewide calendar drawing contest entitled “Long Island Sound and Its Watershed: What It Means to Me.” The annual drawing contest is open to all Connecticut students currently in Grades K-6. Ilana Gilbert of the Cloonan Middle School in Stamford […]

NESS Accepting Entries for Long Island Sound Drawing Contest

STONINGTON, CT.  New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is looking for young artists to participate in a drawing contest for a calendar entitled “Long Island Sound and Its Watershed: What It Means to Me.” The contest is designed to engage youth in environmental stewardship and watershed conservation and is open to all Connecticut students […]

Nonprofit Receives Award from US Sailing

STONINGTON, CT. New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) received the Jim Kilroy Outreach and Inclusion Award for its 2018 achievements. US Sailing is the governing body for the sport of sailing in the United States, and its Community Sailing Committee promotes and supports community sailing across the country. US Sailing’s Community Sailing awards recognize […]