Becker in the News

Published on Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Headlines & Headliners, Feb. 16-28

Sports & Gaming: Becker baseball, softball teams get video game treatment, Worcester Magazine, Feb. 28

The Becker College Athletics Department announced the launch of a new video game starring Hank the Hawk. The game, Becker Derby, was created by Rejon Taylor-Foster, who graduated from Becker in 2017.

College Notebook: Foxboro’s Feeney, Harrison earn accolades, The Foxboro Reporter, Feb. 28

Becker College sophomore Cassidy Harrison was named the New England Collegiate Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player.

Husson women draw Bowdoin in first round of NCAA Division III basketball tournament, Bangor Daily News, Feb. 27

The Becker College women’s basketball team will face Amherst College, 27-0 and the No. 1 team in the country, in the first round of the NCAA Division Tournament on March 2.

Becker College gaming grads succeeding in the real world, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Feb. 25

At Becker College, a commitment to specialization is paying off for game design students.

Bernier and Adams score and Susac records shutout as Roos women’s hockey punch Ttcket to CHC Semis,, northcountrynow.com, Feb. 25

The Becker College women’s hockey team fell to SUNY Canton in the Colonial Hockey Conference quarterfinal on Feb. 24.

William F. Bruso, 86, auburnmassdaily.com, Feb. 25

Former Becker College Board of Trustees Chairman William F. Bruso passed away on Feb. 22. Bruso, 86, of Auburn, served on the board for 30 years.

Becker Wins NECC Championship, d3hoops.com, Feb. 24

The Becker College women’s basketball team beat Newbury College, by a score of 60-50, to win the New England Collegiate Conference Championship Game on Feb. 24. Sophomore Cassidy Harrison scored 23 points in the Hawks comeback win.

Top-seeded Southern Vermont Downs No. 2 Becker 67-62 to Claim 2018 NECC Men’s Basketball Championship, d3hoops.com, Feb. 24

The Southern Vermont College men’s basketball team beat Becker College, 67-62, to win the New England Collegiate Conference Championship on Feb. 24.

New Officer Joins The Vienna Police Department, Vienna Patch, Feb. 23

The Vienna, Va., Police Department welcomed Becker College graduate Brent A. Deloach as a new officer in February.

Becker rallies past Mitchell, gets back to the Finals, d3hoops.com, Feb. 22

Becker College senior Samuel Durodola led the Hawks to a 78-73 win over Mitchell College in the semifinals of the New England Collegiate Conference. The win sends the Becker men’s basketball team to the NECC Championship final for the seventh time in nine seasons.

Becker Knocks Out Mitchell in NECC Semis, d3hoops.com, Feb. 22

The Becker College women’s basketball team beat Mitchell College, 75-50, in the semifinals of the 2018 New England Collegiate Conference Women’s Basketball Championship.

The Worcester Magazine Radio Hour, Worcester Magazine, Feb. 21

The town of Leicester is featured in the Town Trippin’ column in Worcester Magazine. Among the highlights is a house on the Becker College campus that was a stop on the Underground Railroad.

Becker advances to NECC semifinals, d3hoops.com, Feb. 20

Becker College women’s basketball team beat Lesley University, by a score of 68-53, in the first round of the New England Collegiate Conference playoffs.

Inside the booming, billion-dollar business of esports, CBS News, Feb. 17

Becker College sophomore Joe Frangiosa talks about esports in this CBS report on the business. Frangiosa is studying game development at Becker and is part of the school’s League of Legends esports team.

 

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Headlines & Headliners Feb. 1-15

Headlines & Headliners, January 16-31

Headlines & Headliners, January 1-15

Headlines & Headliners December 16-31

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