The Minutement Campaign - Becker College

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Saluting the Past

Leicester Junior College represents an integral piece in the history of Becker College as we know it today. The Minutemen Room – a multipurpose function room on the Leicester Campus – poses a unique opportunity to celebrate the history of Leicester Junior College and Leicester Junior College Alumni. Our goal is to design a Leicester Junior College “wall of history” that presents as a visually artistic and historically informational resource within the Minutemen Room.

About the Minutemen Room

The Minutemen Room is dedicated to preserving the beloved Leicester Junior College honor and legacy. The final phase of the Fuller Campus Center is to complete the multipurpose function room on the second floor. The space encompasses the entire back portion of the building overlooking green space and Alumni Field.

Square Footage: 5,393 square feet
Total Project Cost: Estimated $600,000
Completion Goal: Next academic year

Embracing the Future

Our students are our past and our future. Currently many programs, meetings, and living/learning opportunities are held off-campus due to space constraints on both the Leicester and Worcester Campuses. To meet the needs of our alumni and students, a group gathered to create the concept of the Minutemen Room. There is a critical need for a Leicester Campus multipurpose function room. The completed space will provide on-campus academic and activities function space while offering
expansive savings and revenue-generating opportunities for Becker College.

Opportunities the Minutemen Room can offer:

Department Program/Opportunity

Admissions: Open houses, recruiting days, transfer orientation

Student Affairs: Spring Ball, leadership trainings (internal and host site), Thursday Night Live, SSCA-hosted events, orientation activities, family events

Academic Affairs: BART trainings, Sheltering 101 CEU’s, guest lecturers, presenters, speakers series, Nurse Pinning

Career Services: Career fairs, presenters, networking events, mentoring/ shadow programs

Athletics: Senior Athletic Awards, National Student Athlete Day, athletic conference hosts, Athletic Hall of Fame receptions, sports meetings, recruitment events

Advancement/Alumni Relations: Homecoming events, alumni events, major donor/ cultivation events, Alumni Association Board meetings

Other: Board of Trustee meetings, global citizenship programs, commencement activities, summer conferences.

Donation Designations

1784 Society $100,000 and up
Founding Fathers $50,000-$99,999
Coaches Society $25,000-$49,999
President’s Society $1,000-$24,999
Friends of LJC up to $999



Committee Members

Chair: Andrew Mazur ’72LJC, Trustee

James Anderson ’78LJC
Robert Bond ’71 LJC
Maureen Burke ’72LJC
Kenneth Kaufman ’65 LJC
Kathleen Krause ’75LJC
Robert Lindgren ’66LJC, Corporator

Lincoln MacDonald ’64LJC, Corporator
Daniel Prouty ’71LJC, Trustee
Peter Rowden, Trustee
Matthew Stepanski, Jr. ’72LJC
Christopher Uhl ’71LJC
Melissa Wheeler ’75LJC

Mission

The mission of Becker College is to deliver to each student a transformational learning experience—anchored by academic excellence, social responsibility, and creative expression—that prepares graduates to thrive, contribute to, and lead in a global society.

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