Becker in the News

Published on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Headlines & Headliners, May 1-15, 2018

Battling perceptions, Worcester may be moving from ‘gritty mill town’ to ‘up and coming’, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, May 14

Becker College’s downtown residential housing is mentioned in this story about Worcester’s revitalization.

Shrewsbury woman uses art to fuel creativity, Community Advocate, May 8

For Suzanne Foxwell, retirement has brought opportunities to explore her love of painting and teaching. Foxwell, who attended Becker College, has opened a business and just published a book, “The Art of Living A Colorful Life: A Memoir.”

Becker softball team falls to Bay Path in NECC championship, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, May 6

The Becker College women’s softball team fell to Bay Path College, 2-1 and 3-2, as the Hawks’ season came to an end in the championship round of the NECC Tournament.

Pallatto-Fontaine, Rezuke named to Be Like Brit board, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, May 6

Debra Pallatto-Fontaine has been named to the Be Like Brit board of directors. Pallatto-Fontaine, who is the executive director of the Yunus Social Business Centre at Becker College, will serve as a professional development adviser and facilitator for Be Like Brit.

Area college roundup, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, May 5

The Becker College women’s softball team beat Newbury College by a score of 4-3 in the NECC Tournament in Cambridge. While the men’s baseball team topped Elms College, 7-6, before falling to Lesley University, 16-4 in the NECC Tournament in New London, Connecticut.

Becker College graduation: Lt. Gov. Polito offers praise, encouragement, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, May 5

Becker College held its 230th commencement ceremony at the DCU Center on Saturday, May 5.

Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito to speak at Becker College graduation, Worcester Magazine, May 3

Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito will speak at commencement for Becker College.

College Town: StartUp Worcester picks a dozen promising enterprises, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, May 3

Becker College graduate Racquel Knight’s social business, One Chair 4 One Child, has been selected to participate in StartUp Worcester.

To see previous editions of Headlines & Headliners, please click on the links below:

Headlines & Headliners April-2018

Headlines & Headliners, March 16-31

Headlines & Headliners, March 1-15

Headlines & Headliners, Feb. 16-28

Headlines & Headliners, Feb. 1-15