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Creating a Better World: An Entrepreneurial Showcase

Published on: March 22, 2019

Come to an entrepreneurial showcase and learn how to turn your passion into a business or a non-profit to make the world a better place! The event will be held on Wednesday, March 27,  from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, in the Multipurpose Room of Becker College’s Colleen C. Barrett Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 80 William […]

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Becker offers path-to-Pro Apex Legends Scholarship

Published on: March 14, 2019

Becker College, Team Genji and Helix eSports have launched the nation’s first path-to-pro Apex Legends esports scholarship program. Top performing gamers who newly apply, and are admitted, to Becker College will then be eligible to receive a one-time $5,000 scholarship to the school. Apex Legends rocketed to 50 million active players in its first month. The […]

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Becker Dogs Days help students unwind

Published on: March 13, 2019

For students, faculty, and staff on the Leicester Campus, one way to unwind from a stressful day is to enjoy some snacks while petting some of the friendliest and cutest canines around.  Becker Dog Days is held in the game room on the second floor of the Fuller Campus Center. Over the course of an […]

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Becker College’s Game Design Program Ranked #3 in the World by Princeton Review

Published on: March 12, 2019

Becker College continues to be a powerhouse in game design education, moving up a spot in this year’s Princeton Review’s rankings to 3rd in the world. Becker has not only made the list of “Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Game Design” since its inception in 2010, but it is the only East Coast school to […]

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Three Becker College Students Will Make a Video Game in 52 Hours’ Time in Annual Train Jam

Published on: March 15, 2019

Their conversation started off sounding like typical trip-planning.  Three students sat in the Colleen Barrett Center lounge, hashing out the details of what they’d need for the trip: clothes, food, and sturdy luggage.  But their conversation took an intriguing turn when they started talking about flash drives, battery banks, and raspberries of the non-fruit variety.  […]

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Becker dean publishes new edition of social media law book

Published on: March 12, 2019

A casebook on social media law, by Ursula Furi-Perry, J.D., dean of Becker College’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences, was recently published in a third edition. The book, “Social Media Law: A Handbook of Cases and Use” examines social and new media issues through the lens of law and policy. “With the recent explosion in social […]

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Becker in the News: February 2019

Published on: March 12, 2019

College Town: WPI to host Women in Data Science conference, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Feb. 27 Becker College was mentioned twice in the T&G’s Feb. 27 College Town column — for plans to participate in the Women in Data Science conference and for the College’s nursing program.  Of the 41 Massachusetts nursing programs evaluated by […]

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“Traveling to the U.S./Mexico Border: A Journey of Peace and Solidarity”

Published on: March 6, 2019

Thursday, March 7, at 2:00 p.m. A talk and slide presentation by Claire Schaeffer-Duffy . All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend this special event on March 7, at 2:00 p.m. in the Barrett Center Multipurpose Room.  Claire will share her recent experience crossing the United States/Mexico border with other activists as well as […]

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Agile Mindset Conference

Published on: February 28, 2019

Spend the day with industry leaders, innovators, faculty, and students who will showcase relevant real-world case studies from corporate and academic segments. See how design thinking and the Agile Mindset can enhance the learning experience.

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Becker Students and Alumni Demo Video Games

Published on: February 28, 2019

Becker College student and alumni developers invite you to play the video games they created at the Worcester PopUp Video Game Demo Night on Friday, March 1st. The Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI), headquartered on Becker’s campus, is organizing the event which will feature more than 15 local developers.

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Accepted Students Day

Published on: February 28, 2019

Congratulations again on your acceptance to Becker College! We are thrilled to invite you to Accepted Students Day scheduled for Sunday, April 7, 2019.

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Upcoming Home Games

Published on: February 25, 2019

Upcoming home games at Becker College for the month of March include Men’s Lacrosse, Women’s Lacrosse, Women’s Softball and Men’s Baseball. Show your Becker pride and cheer on the home team at the games listed below. Please check the beckerhawks.com website for any schedule updates. Saturday, March 2: Men’s Lacrosse Maine Maritime Academy at Becker College […]

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Becker College Ranks Among Best Nursing Programs in Massachusetts

Published on: February 25, 2019

Becker College’s nursing programs rank, once again, among the best in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  With distinguished faculty, committed students, and strong student pass rates on the nursing licensing exam, Becker College came in 7th out of the 41 Massachusetts nursing programs evaluated by RegisteredNursing.org.  The nursing advocacy organization only weighs NCLEX-RN scores when ranking […]

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Senior Showcase

Published on: February 20, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Becker College will be hosting a Senior Showcase at its Worcester Campus to highlight Becker’s incredibly talented and creative students. The Senior Showcase will be held on Wednesday April 24, 2019.

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Becker students demo games at Expo

Published on: February 14, 2019

Becker College students and MassDiGI staff recently took part in Playcrafting Boston’s Winter Play Expo at Microsoft New England in Cambridge. The event, which attracted an estimated 700 attendees, gave the students the opportunity to demonstrate some of their Live Studio and Marketing Lab projects and get feedback from a wide range of players. Live Studio, a unique course at Becker taught […]

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World Day of Social Justice Event

Published on: February 13, 2019

Becker College invites the community to campus to celebrate World Day of Social Justice on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  Worcester city leaders will join the Becker faculty, staff, and students to discuss the social justice initiatives happening locally. The United Nations declared February 20th as World Day of Social Justice in 2007 and its observance started in […]

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Becker College Students Excel On Veterinary Technician Exam

Published on: February 8, 2019

Becker College is pleased to announce an 88% pass rate on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE), well exceeding the national average of 60% for the November to December test period. 

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Becker in the News: January 2019

Published on: February 7, 2019

Top 5 Game Design Schools, bitneni.com, Jan. 31 Becker College is highlighted as one of the top 5 game design schools in the country.  The story notes that Becker is the only college that has made it onto Princeton Review’s ‘Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Game Design’ list every year since 2010.   What’s the […]

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Becker Students Win Awards at ArtsWorcester College Show

Published on: February 5, 2019

Two Becker College students won the top prize and three students won honorable mention at this year’s ArtsWorcester College Show., which highlights top student talent from the region.

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Varsity esports team to compete in 4th game

Published on: January 29, 2019

The Becker College Varsity Esports Program has added a fourth game, Paladins, to its roster of titles. The newest team in the program will be playing in the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) 2019 Crystal Cup for Paladins starting on February 2. In addition to the NACE Crystal Cup for Paladins, Becker has also […]

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Becker hosts Global Game Jam

Published on: January 28, 2019

Becker College was, once again, selected as a host site for the Global Game Jam, which was held on Jan. 25-27. Becker’s International Game Developers Association (IGDA) Club was in charge of the local jam and the College campus was one of hundreds of host sites throughout the world.  Last year, the annual event for […]