Humanities

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Assistant Dean to Speak at Conference

Published on: February 13, 2018

Nationally published author and director of Becker College’s Criminal Justice and Legal Studies program, Ursula Furi-Perry, has been chosen to speak at the 8th Circuit Judicial Conference in Des Moines, Iowa. Furi-Perry, a practicing attorney, is Assistant Dean of the School of Nursing & Behavioral Sciences and leads the criminal justice and legal studies programs. […]

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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 dean publishes new edition of social media law book

Published on: March 12, 2019

A casebook on social media law, by Ursula Furi-Perry, J.D., dean of Becker College’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences, was recently published in a third edition. The book, “Social Media Law: A Handbook of Cases and Use” examines social and new media issues through the lens of law and policy. “With the recent explosion in 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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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.

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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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World Day of Social Justice Event

Published on: February 13, 2019

Becker College invites the community to campus to celebrate World Day of Social Justice on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  Worcester city leaders will join the Becker faculty, staff, and students to discuss the social justice initiatives happening locally. The United Nations declared February 20th as World Day of Social Justice in 2007 and its observance started in […]