Headlines & Headliners
Becker in the News: Jan. 1-15, 2018
Dianne Williamson: In Haiti, Gengel doesn’t see what Trump sees, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Jan. 13
Becker College alumnus Len Gengel was interviewed for a column about President Trump’s alleged comments regarding Haiti.
Woman uses CPR to save father’s life, The Greenfield Recorder, Jan. 12
Former Becker College student Kristi Chiang used the CPR techniques she learned while studying nursing at Becker, to help save her father’s life.
Kareem Davis rallies Becker men’s hoops past Wheelock, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Jan. 11
Becker College junior Kareem Davis scored 29 points as the Hawks beat the Wheelock Bobcats, 84-75.
NECC Women’s Basketball Athletes of the Week, neccathletics.com, Jan. 8
Ciara McKissick, a junior at Becker College, was named the player of the week by the New England Collegiate Conference.
3 Finalists for Framingham Elementary Principal Announced, Framingham Source, Jan. 8
Becker College graduate Anne Diaz is a finalist for the position of principal of Potter Road Elementary School in Framingham. Diaz is currently an assistant principal at the Athol Community Elementary School.
MCLA Women Edged by Becker in OT , iBerkshires.com, Jan. 8
Becker College junior Adrianna Dowdy scored with 15 seconds left in overtime to rally the Hawks past Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in a non-conference women’s basketball game at MCLA on January 8.
Athletic director donates kidney, hopes message spreads, Bristol Herald Courier, Jan. 8
Jon Winer, who formerly coached at Becker College, recently donated his left kidney to a woman he didn’t know. The organ donation was part of an exchange program, through which five people who needed kidneys received them.
Movers & shakers, Worcester Business Journal, Jan. 8
Becker College alumna Anne-Marie Jette is retiring after 23 years at the Jewish Healthcare Center in Worcester.
New articulation agreement between Becker, QCC, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Jan. 7
Becker College has signed an agreement with Quinsigamond Community College that will let QCC graduates transfer more easily to Becker.
Piehl named branch manager at Bay State Savings Bank, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Jan. 7
Becker College student Lauren Piehl has been promoted to branch manager at Bay State Savings Bank in Worcester.
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