Becker in the News: September 2019
Published on: October 3, 2019
Feed your brain in these tasty college towns, Boston Globe, Sept. 27
Becker College is mentioned in this story about the culinary scene in Worcester and other New England college towns.
Obituary: Harriet R. Sorlin, The Post Star, Sept. 25
Becker College alumna Harriet (Richardson) Sorlin passed away on Sept. 21. She graduated from Becker Junior College with honors in 1949 and later served as the secretary to the president of Becker College.
Becker College to receive $1 million gift, masslive.com, Sept. 23
Becker College will receive $1 million over four years from the nonprofit American Student Assistance, to be used for a new research center. The news was also reported by several other publications including the Boston Business Journal and the Worcester Business Journal.
Coming Off Shutout, Griese Earns Becker Athlete of the Week, prestosports.com, Sept. 23
Becker College sophomore Baileigh Griese has been named the Becker Hawks Athlete of the Week for the week ending on Sept. 22. Griese also earned her first career shutout as the Hawks beat Anna Maria College 1-0 in field hockey.
Worcester colleges turn eyes on vaping; policies vary, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Sept. 21
At Becker College, smoking is prohibited in all college-owned or leased buildings and vehicles. In addition, the sale, sampling and advertisement of tobacco products are prohibited on Becker’s campuses.
College Football, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Sept. 19
Becker College freshman Randy Morgan earned his second straight Commonwealth Coast Conference Offensive Rookie of the Week honor. In the Hawks’ 12-10 win over Worcester State, Morgan rushed for 105 yards and a touch down.
Iacovelli’s Goal, Griese’s Shutout Lift Hawks Past AMCATS, 1-0, prestosports.com, Sept. 17
Becker College sophomore Emily Iacovelli broke a scoreless tie to lead the Hawks to a 1-0 win over the Anna Maria AMCATS on Tuesday afternoon at Alumni Field.
Free Admissions/ Financial Aid Workshop, HECCMA, Sept.16
The Higher Education Consortium of Central MA will hold a College Panel with Admissions and Financial Aid Professionals on Sept. 19 in the Barrett Center at Becker College.
Movers & Shakers: Sept. 16, Worcester Business Journal, Sept. 16
Becker College graduate Bo Daley has been named area relationship branch manager of UniBank’s Whitinsville Main and Whitinsville Plaza branches.
Randy Morgan, Becker, CCC Football, Offensive Rookie of the Week, cccathletics.com, Sept. 15
Becker College freshman Randy Morgan received a rookie of the week award from the Commonwealth Coast Conference.
College Town: MassDiGI at Boston festival, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Sept. 12
Becker College’s MassDiGI attended the Boston Festival of Indie Games on Saturday to show some of the latest games designed by students.
Hawks and Rams Battle To 1-1 Tie in Double Overtime, Framingham Source, Sept. 11
The Becker College Hawks tied Framingham State, 1-1 in women’s soccer on Sept. 10 in Framingham. With the tie, Becker is 3-1-1.
Becker College Receives $1M for Digital Learning Center, This Week In Worcester, Sept. 10
Becker College has received $1 million from American Student Assistance to create the ASA Center for Digital Learning Models at Becker. The Center will advance knowledge and understanding around the use and efficacy of interactive media tools.
The soul of the game: Inside the wild world of esports at the DCU Center, Telegram & Gazette, Aug. 29
Becker College’s esports offerings are mentioned in this story about the annual Shine Super Smash Bros. Competition at the DCU Convention Center.