Becker in the News: July 2019
Published on: July 29, 2019
In addition to the items listed below, hundreds of news releases were published in print and online news publications across the country about students who graduated from Becker College or were named to the Dean’s List.
College Town, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, July 25
MassDiGI will hold a Summer Innovation Program Open House on Aug. 8 in the Colleen C. Barrett Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship on the Worcester campus of Becker College.
Becker introduces Girls Inc. to veterinary science, becker.edu, July 24
A group of ninth graders from Girls Inc. Worcester were recently invited to Becker College to take part in animal and veterinary science STEM activities.
New Bedford Bay Sox Notebook, South Coast Today, July 20
Becker College student Noah Rivera made his Bay Sox debut on July 20 and doubled in the nightcap of the doubleheader sweep of Danbury.
Successful Startup, Worcester News Tonight, July 19
Recent Becker College graduates Avyay Chaganty and Cody Lavallee, co-founders of ACCL Marketing, have been selected to be part of StartUp Worcester. The news was also reported on the Becker College website.
Fendell helping preserve memories of moon landing, becker.edu, July 18
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.”
Colleges expand esports programs to keep pace with growing industry, Education Dive, July 17
This article mentioned new degrees at Becker College including a bachelor of science degree in esports management and a bachelor’s degree in emerging media and content management.
Privacy Concerns, Worcester News Tonight, July 17
Mass DiGI Managing Director Monty Sharma was interviewed about privacy concerns surrounding the popular application FaceApp.
Women’s Volleyball Schedule Announced, beckerhawks.com, July 15
The Becker College women’s volleyball team recently announced its 2019 schedule. The Hawks will open the season at home on August 31. Becker and Mount Holyoke will matchup at 11am, and then the Hawks will host Bridgewater State later that afternoon.
Becker College developing game to help fight drug addiction, The Citizen Chronicle, July 12
Becker College recently received a boost in its efforts to design games that can help battle addiction. The story was also reported in several other publications and news sites including The Worcester Business Journal, The Worcester Telegram & Gazette and masslive.com.
Becker College Offers First Esports Scholarship for Apex Legends, F3 News, July 12
Becker College, Team Genji and Helix are offering an Apex Legends esports scholarship to attend the College.
Summer Game Studio Camp, Worcester News Tonight, July 9
Assistant Professor of Interactive Media Keo Heng was interviewed for this story about Becker College’s Summer Game Studio Camp.
The Early Preseason Outlook: Becker College, Noontime Sports, July 1
The Becker College football team will begin its 2019 campaign on Friday, September 6, at 7 p.m. with a home game against Anna Maria College.