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Fendell helping preserve memories of moon landing

Published on: July 18, 2019

Becker College graduate Edward I. Fendell was in the NASA Mission Control Center, handling mission communications, when Neil Armstrong took “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” on the surface of the moon.  Fifty years later, Fendell has been instrumental in making that experience real and tangible for generations to come. “It’s […]

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Becker graduates selected for StartUp Worcester

Published on: July 15, 2019

Becker College alumni Cody Lavallee and Avyay Chaganty, and their business ACCL Marketing, have been selected to take part in StartUp Worcester. “It’s a great opportunity,” Lavallee said. “It’s really going to help us to build a foundation for our business.” “It was the easiest decision we’ve ever made,” Chaganty added. ”It will give us […]

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Grant-funded game to help fight drug addiction

Published on: July 11, 2019

Becker College recently received a boost in its efforts to design games that can help battle addiction. The College’s School of Design and Technology has been presented with a grant from the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office to fund the creation of a youth-focused drug prevention game. “We’re excited to see this app the Becker […]

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Becker College receives four honors from Colleges of Distinction

Published on: June 11, 2019

  Becker College continues be recognized as a national and Massachusetts College of Distinction in 2019, as well as a “Nursing Colleges of Distinction” and a “Career Development Colleges of Distinction.” Colleges of Distinction is a national guidebook honoring schools throughout the U.S. for excellence in undergraduate-focused education. The organization noted Becker’s commitment to graduating […]

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Becker in the News: June 2019

Published on: July 2, 2019

Becker College to host Fortnite tournament, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, June 26 Becker College will host its first Fortnite tournament on July 12.   Fazzi ready to step in as SJP II athletic director, The Barnstable Patriot, June 25 Becker College graduate Rich Fazzi has been appointed to be the new athletic director for St. John […]

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Game design, esports camps, Fortnite tournament planned

Published on: June 12, 2019

This summer Becker College is offering several opportunities to learn more about the gaming industry and esports management, as well as a chance to compete to be the College’s first ever Fortnite Champion. STEAM Camp for Girls Becker College is hosting a video game summer camp for seventh and eighth grade girls from inner city and rural […]

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Becker College dean makes ‘Power 50’ List

Published on: June 6, 2019

Alan Ritacco, dean of Becker College’s School of Design & Technology, has been named to the Worcester Business Journal Power 50 Class of 2019, a list of the most influential people in the Central Massachusetts economy. According to the journal’s criteria, those recognized not only hold powerful positions in the region, but must wield their […]

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Path-to-Pro: Becker student becomes professional gamer

Published on: June 5, 2019

Becker College student Justin Duclos has signed with Team Genji to play the collectible card game, “Eternal” at the professional level. Since esports was established at Becker last year, he is the first player to be signed to a professional team while still a student. “Becker students not only make great games, but they’re also […]

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Becker in the News: May 2019

Published on: May 30, 2019

SJPII names new athletic director, Cape Cod Times, May 30 Becker College graduate Richard Fazzi has been named athletic director for both St. John Paul II High School and St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School. At Becker, Fazzi was captain of the Hawks’ men’s basketball team.   May 25th proclaimed as “Rachel Grout Day” in Winchendon […]

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Becker voted one of the nation’s best online schools

Published on: May 29, 2019

Becker College’s School of Graduate & Professional Studies has been ranked as one of the nation’s best online programs. The announcement comes from the education research publisher SR Education Group, which recently unveiled their 2019 rankings on GuidetoOnlineSchools.com. The criteria included tuition rates, accreditation, and salary data for alumni. Online degrees offered by Becker’s School of […]

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Grants fund Becker College greenspace

Published on: May 21, 2019

Becker College has received a grant from The Nathaniel Wheeler Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee in support of creating a community greenspace on the College’s Worcester Campus.  The funds have been used to purchase flowering trees and shrubs to beautify the space that was previously the site of the Worcester Tennis Club on Sever […]

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WooSmash! at Becker is a smash success

Published on: May 20, 2019

WooSmash! A Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Special Event, hosted by MassDiGI, drew hundreds of people to Becker College on May 18.   Shine 2019 sponsored the event, which was held at Becker’s Colleen C. Barrett Center. Shine 2019, a major Smash event, is coming to the DCU Center in August. A total of 229 people preregistered for […]

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WooSmash! on Saturday at Becker College

Published on: May 17, 2019

On Saturday, May 18, MassDiGI, Becker College and Discover Central Mass. will be hosting WooSmash! A Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Special Event at Becker’s Colleen C. Barrett Center. The event is free and participants can win cool prizes such as Shine 2019 passes. Professionals, amateurs, fans, and the simply curious of all ages are welcome. […]

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Becker hosts high school esports championship

Published on: May 12, 2019

Yesterday, Becker College hosted the Season One MSAA Massachusetts High School Esports State Championship. The championship was the culmination of the season which kicked off this past February with teams across the Commonwealth competing each week in League of Legends and Rocket League. The Rocket League championship best-of-7 match featured Oliver Ames High School versus […]

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Becker College’s 231st Commencement

Published on: May 8, 2019

Becker College graduates, dressed in caps and gowns, filed into DCU Center as family, friends, and guests cheered them on. The College celebrated its 231st Commencement on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 and Abby Maxman, President and CEO of Oxfam America delivered this year’s Commencement speech to graduates.

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Becker Hires New VP of Development & Alumni Affairs

Published on: May 8, 2019

Becker College announced today that Lorita B. Williams has been named Vice President of Development and Alumni Affairs, effective July 29. Williams joins the college from Roxbury Community College, where she was most recently the Vice President of Advancement and Community Engagement.

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Becker in the News: April 2019

Published on: May 1, 2019

Becker College Presidential Inauguration, becker.edu, April 25 More than 500 guests gathered in the Leicester gymnasium earlier this month for the inauguration of Becker College President Nancy P. Crimmin.   To see video highlights of the event go to #2019beckerinauguration. Pictures can be found at Inauguration photos.   Young Named Becker Men’s Ice Hockey Head Coach, […]

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Becker wins Special Olympics Spotlight Poll

Published on: April 25, 2019

Recently, a call went out to the Becker College students, faculty, and staff. “Becker College community,” it read, “We need your help!” And the Becker community didn’t disappoint. The National Collegiate Athletic Association nominated Becker for its Special Olympics Spotlight Poll. The College community was thrilled to be nominated, but they needed a lot of votes […]

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Becker College Presidential Inauguration

Published on: April 24, 2019

Bagpipe music filled the Leicester gymnasium as more than 500 guests rose on Friday, April 5th, 2019 to watch President Nancy P. Crimmin take the stage for her official inauguration.  President Crimmin is the College’s 11th – and first woman – president.

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Becker “Wonder Women” take service trip to Haiti

Published on: April 17, 2019

A group of 17 Becker College students, faculty and staff — all women — recently returned from a service trip to Haiti where they volunteered at the Be Like Brit Foundation’s home for children, Brit’s Home, and helped to build a house for a family in need. “It was such an amazing opportunity to help […]

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Senior Showcase

Published on: April 9, 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.

Becker College is currently observing summer hours. Most of our offices are open Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., and closed on Fridays. PLEASE NOTE: The Admissions Office is open on Fridays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on both campuses.