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Upcoming Home Games

Published on: September 10, 2018

Tuesday, Sept. 11: Women’s Volleyball vs. Emmanuel, Leicester Gymnasium, 7 p.m.;   Wednesday, Sept. 12: Men’s Soccer HOME OPENER vs. Curry, Alumni Field, 4 p.m.;   Friday, Sept. 14: Field Hockey vs. Sewanee, Alumni Field, 7:30 p.m.;   Saturday, Sept. 15: Women’s Soccer vs. New England College, Alumni Field, 11 a.m.; Football vs. WPI, Alumni […]

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Alumni, Family, and Friends Weekend

Published on: September 7, 2018

Becker College Campus Activities Board (CAB), Campus Activities and Student Leadership (CASL), Alumni Relations, and Becker College Athletics invite you to Alumni, Family, and Friends Homecoming Weekend.  Where memories are made! September 21-23, 2018 To register, please visit our Eventbrite registration page. Alumni Calling all alumni! Please join us on Saturday, September 22, 2018 for […]

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Fall Open House

Published on: September 18, 2018

Fall in Love with Becker. Join us on Saturday October 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the campus that houses your academic major of interest.

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What is a Faceware Singer?

Published on: September 14, 2018

Please meet Nathan Rodriguez and Jennifer Caraluzzi, our intrepid Faceware singers. What, you may ask, is a Faceware singer? Nathan and Jenn use their faces and lips to power PermaDeath‘s avatars’ faces and lips so that the avatars are lip syncing to live singers. They mime the Computer Generated Images (CGI) parts of the show, […]

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ORIGIN PC Partners with Becker Varsity Esports Program

Published on: September 10, 2018

The Becker College Varsity Esports Program has named ORIGIN PC, the gaming industry standard for custom personal computers, as its preferred PC partner.  “We’re thrilled to call ORIGIN PC our preferred partner,” said Tim Loew, general manager of the Becker College Varsity Esports Program. “There is no better company than ORIGIN PC when it comes […]

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Becker in the News: August 2018

Published on: August 30, 2018

What’s new at Central Mass. colleges?, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Aug. 29 Becker College has a new School of Graduate and Professional Studies and is offering several new degree programs this year, including bachelor’s degrees in Esports Management and Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship,  a master’s degree in interactive media, and several new online courses. College […]

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Gaming Giant ZAM Network Backs Becker Varsity Esports Program

Published on: August 28, 2018

 The Becker College Varsity Esports Program is partnering with ZAM Network, a leading entertainment company that reaches over 20 million gamers a month through its popular game websites. ZAM Network is a sponsor for the college’s inaugural varsity esports season. The sponsorship funds will be used for student and program support. ZAM Network features the top […]

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Dean Ursula Furi-Perry named as one of 40 Under Forty by Worcester Business Journal

Published on: August 22, 2018

  Becker College Dean Ursula Furi-Perry has been named as one of the recipients of Worcester Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty awards.   The awards celebrate outstanding local business leaders who work in Central Massachusetts, live in Massachusetts and are under 40 years old. Furi-Perry is the dean of Becker College’s School of Humanities and Social […]

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Becker students selected for Millennium Fellowship

Published on: August 22, 2018

Becker College has been selected to participate in the Millennium Fellowship—a joint project by the Millennium Campus Network (MCN), a Boston-based non-profit, and the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)—to help achieve the UN’s from Sustainable Development Goals. UNAI is a United Nations initiative designed to align institutions of higher education with the United Nations and […]

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How Becker College drives educational development with Microsoft

Published on: August 13, 2018

Located in central Massachusetts, Becker College serves approximately 1,800 students, 600 of which are enrolled in the interactive media and game design program – one of the largest and #4 ranked in the world. Recently, students from the program developed a mobile game that had 3,000 downloads in the first ten minutes of its launch. […]

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Becker and Microsoft Launch Parternship

Published on: August 10, 2018

Becker College is a small, distinctive institution in central Massachusetts that is ranked by the Princeton Review as the #4 school in the world for interactive media and game design, and with a #6 ranked Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media. With more than 600 students enrolled in the program out of the approximately […]

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Becker in the News: July 2018

Published on: July 31, 2018

Transitions: Appointments, resignations, retirements, awards, deaths, The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 26 Ursula Furi-Perry, dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Becker College, has been named as the interim dean of the college’s new School of Graduate and Professional Studies.   The Worcester Railers HC Add Becker College Graduate Tommy Nourie […]

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Becker College establishes new school

Published on: July 18, 2018

Becker College has established a fifth school: the School of Graduate and Professional Studies. The new school replaces the current Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies effective immediately, and centralizes the administration of the College’s graduate programs. The School of Graduate and Professional Studies offers degrees and professional certificate programs in many disciplines designed to […]

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School of Nursing earns new distinction

Published on: July 2, 2018

Becker College’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences has been recognized by Colleges of Distinction for its strong record of preparing graduates for real world success. This new special field of study distinction comes on the heels of another college-wide honor by Colleges of Distinction, a national guidebook honoring schools throughout the U.S. for excellence […]

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Becker in the News: June 2018

Published on: June 30, 2018

In addition to the news items listed below, 389 news releases were sent out in June to print and online news publications across the country about students who graduated from Becker College and 440 news releases were sent out about students who were named to the Dean’s List.   Worcester program helping young entrepreneurs launch […]

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Becker Police hold training exercises

Published on: June 27, 2018

Members of the Becker College Police Department recently participated in active shooter training. The training was facilitated by the Worcester Police Department, and took place on two days in June. On the first day, the training exercises were held in Colton Hall. The unoccupied residence hall allowed police to apply techniques, both learned and new, […]

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Girls STEAM Summer Camp held at Becker

Published on: June 26, 2018

Becker College is hosting a video game summer camp for seventh and eighth grade girls from inner city and rural parts of New England. The goal of the ForEach Academy (For Each Girl to Reach) is to inspire a love of science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) and to help turn that passion into a career […]

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Becker College Announces First-in-Nation Esports Management Degree

Published on: June 21, 2018

Recognizing the economic and professional opportunities generated by the burgeoning esports, or competitive gaming, industry, Becker College announced a new Bachelor of Science in Esports Management. The four-year degree is the latest academic offering launched by Becker’s School of Design and Technology, joining the Masters in Fine Arts in Interactive Media, which also debuts this […]

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Becker College Launches Varsity Esports Program

Published on: June 18, 2018

This fall, Becker College students will be able to try out for a new varsity sport — competitive video gaming, or esports. League of Legends, one of the most popular video games of all-time, will be the college’s inaugural title in its new varsity esports program. Becker, internationally ranked for its game design major, is […]

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21 Hawks named to 2018 NECC Winter/Spring All-Academic Team

Published on: June 6, 2018

A total of 21 Becker College student-athletes have been named to the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Academic All-Conference team for the 2018 winter and spring semester. To be eligible for the NECC Academic All-Conference, a student-athlete in an NECC-sponsored sponsored must post a minimum grade point average of 3.40 on a scale of 4.00 […]

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Student-created video game competition held

Published on: May 24, 2018

Becker College recently hosted the New England Student Game Design Showcase (NESGDS). The event included an expo and a student-created video game competition. It was sponsored by Microsoft and held at the company’s Burlington, Mass., location. NESGDS gave students who are studying game design at New England colleges an opportunity to compete against each other. […]