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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 College Students Excel On Veterinary Technician Exam

Published on: February 8, 2019

Becker College is pleased to announce an 88% pass rate on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE), well exceeding the national average of 60% for the November to December test period. 

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Becker College teaming up with NEADS to help train service dogs

Published on: August 13, 2019

Becker College’s School of Animal Studies and Natural Sciences is offering a new way for students to gain valuable skills while also helping to improve the lives of those with disabilities. Through a partnership with NEADS World Class Service Dogs, Becker is providing care and basic obedience training for puppies on their journey to become official service dogs.

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Becker Dogs Days help students unwind

Published on: March 13, 2019

For students, faculty, and staff on the Leicester Campus, one way to unwind from a stressful day is to enjoy some snacks while petting some of the friendliest and cutest canines around.  Becker Dog Days is held in the game room on the second floor of the Fuller Campus Center. Over the course of an […]

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Becker introduces Girls Inc. to veterinary science

Published on: July 24, 2019

Recently, a group of 30 ninth graders from Girls Inc. Worcester were invited to Becker College to take part in animal and veterinary science STEM activities. The program, held at Becker’s Veterinary Clinic at Lenfest Animal Health Center, is part of a partnership between Becker and the Girls Inc. Eureka program.

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New dual degree programs at Becker College

Published on: January 18, 2019

The Becker College School of Animal Studies & Natural Sciences is offering several new dual degree options for students who want to work with animals — while also expanding their career options. “My goal is to allow students to customize their academic degrees in a way that will open multiple doors for them,” said Julie Bailey, […]

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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.

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Students Surpass National Pass Rate on the Veterinary Technician Exam

Published on: September 10, 2019

Becker College is proud to announce an increase in its Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) pass rate. According to the annual report from the American Association of Veterinary State Boards for the time period July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019, the Becker pass rate for first-time candidates was 83.7%.

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Tail-Wagging Dog Days Are Back

Published on: September 16, 2019

One of the perks of being part of the Becker College community is spending time with some very friendly canines. Becker Dog Days is held several times a semester on the Leicester Campus, around noontime. Over the course of an hour, students enjoy snacks, catch up with friends, and spend time with very happy dogs. […]

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