Headlines & Headliners, Jan. 16-31
Becker in the News: Jan. 16-31, 2018
New 3+3 agreement for Pre-Law Students, americantowns.com, Jan. 31
Becker College and Western New England University’s School of Law recently signed a 3+3 articulation agreement.
Librettist Cerise Jacobs Announces PermaDeath Video Game Opera, broadwayworld.com, Jan. 31
Curvin Huber, digital content designer and professor of interactive media at Becker College, is among the people involved in PermaDeath, a video game opera slated to premiere in September.
Now open: Whole Foods Market in Shrewsbury, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Jan. 30
Becker College students Joshua Hall and Beth Cornell were among those in attendance for the opening day of the new Whole Foods grocery store in Shrewsbury. The students wore cowboy hats in honor of Anthony “Spag” Borgatt and his discount department store Spag’s, which was located at the site from 1934 to 2004.
WACBA Honor Roll: Men’s Basketball Week Nine (Tuesday, Jan. 30th), noontimessports.com, Jan. 30
Becker College senior Samuel Durodola was named to the Worcester Area College Basketball Association’s Honor Roll for the week ending January 28.
McGovern to Take YWCA Supervisor Huard to State of the Union, GoLocalWorcester.com, Jan. 30
Congressman Jim McGovern highlighted the efforts of Becker College graduate Tara Huard when he invited her to be his guest for the State of the Union address on Jan. 30. McGovern described Huard as “one of Massachusetts’ many unsung heroes who serve our communities with pride and lift up families in need.”
Survey: Worcester college students say city needs to improve, Worcester Business Journal, Jan. 29
According to a survey of Worcester-are-college students, including students from Becker College, a majority plan to move away after graduation.
Becker hosts refugee entrepreneur event, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Jan. 28
The Yunus Social Business Centre @ Becker College is holding an event aimed at helping refugees start their own businesses in Worcester.
Samuel Durodola (34 points) boosts Becker men’s basketball past Elms, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Jan. 27
Becker College senior Samuel Durodola scored 34 points as the Hawks men’s basketball team beat Elms College by a score of 83-63.
Becker College shows off new digs for game designers, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Jan. 24
Becker College held an open house for the Colleen C. Barrett Center on Jan. 24.
Adrianna Dowdy, Women’s Basketball, beckerhawks.edu, Jan. 23
Becker College junior Adrianna Dowdy was named the Worcester Area College Basketball Association Player of the Week for the week ending January 21.
WACBA Honor Roll: Men’s Basketball Week Eight , noontimessports.com, Jan. 23
Becker College senior Samuel Durodola was named to the Worcester Area College Basketball Association Men’s Basketball Honor Roll.
College Town, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Jan. 21
Becker College’s Police Department is offering a self-defense class for women. The four-week Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) class teaches skills to ward off an attacker.
Men’s Basketball comes up just short against Dean, 90-87, beckerhawks.com, Jan. 20
The Becker College men’s basketball team came up short in a 90-87 loss to Dean College on Jan. 20 at the Leicester Gymnasium.
Late Three Pushes Mitchell Past Becker, d3hoops.com, Jan. 18
The Becker College women’s basketball team fell to Mitchell College, 58-54, on Jan. 18 at the Leicester Gymnasium.
Davis, Durodola help Becker outlast Newbury for triple-OT win, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Jan. 18
Becker College junior Kareem Davis and senior Samuel Durodola led the Hawks to a 111-106 triple overtime win over the Newbury College Nighthawks in men’s basketball on Jan. 18.
WACBA Honor Roll: Women’s Basketball Week Seven, noontimesports.com, Jan. 17
Becker College Sophomore Cassidy Harrison was named to the Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WACBA) Women’s Basketball Honor Roll.
Southern Vt. loses in close call vs Becker, 74-72, herosports.com, Jan. 17
Becker College senior Samuel Durodola scored 20 points in the Hawks’ 74-72 win over Southern Vermont.
SVC falls to Becker in NECC championship rematch, Bennington Banner, Jan. 16
The Becker College Hawks beat the Southern Vermont College Mountaineers in Men’s Basketball on Jan. 16, by a score of 74-72.
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