Headlines & Headliners Nov. 1-15

Published on Friday, November 17th, 2017

Discussion at library focuses on Native American slavery, Newport Daily News, Nov. 15

Becker College professor Michael J. Simpson spoke at the Newport Public Library about Native American slavery in Rhode Island in the 1600s.

College Town: Becker, coaches team for eSports, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Nov. 12

Becker College has teamed up with Gamer Sensei, an electronic sports coaching platform, to help the college’s esports club play in some of the most competitive games. This story also was reported in several other publications including americaninno.com, Game Industry NewsFansided and the Worcester Business Journal.

New Becker president leads development of strategic plan for college, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Nov. 11

Becker College President Nancy P. Crimmin is working on a new strategic plan for the college’s future.

Military veterans find a home in college football, ESPN.com, Nov. 10

Marine Corps veteran Khalief Gamble plans to attend Becker College in January as part of Athletes of Valor, which connect veterans with college athletics opportunities.

North West’s education institutions to present united front in U.S. next week, Derry Daily (Ireland), Nov. 10

Representatives from the University of Ulster, Letterkenny IT and the North West Regional College came to the U.S. to meet with area institutions, including Becker College, to discuss workforce development and apprenticeship program partnerships.

Becker Launches Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media Program, GoLocalWorcester.com, Nov. 8

Becker College has launched a new Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media program.

One on One: Debra Pallatto-Fontaine, Becker College executive director for global initiatives , Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Nov. 5

Dr. Debra Pallatto-Fontaine, executive director for global initiatives at Becker College, discusses her work as the head of Becker’s Center for Global Citizenship and the Yunus Social Business Centre.

Field Hockey To Host Clinic, beckerhawks.com, Nov. 5

The Becker College field hockey program hosted a skills clinic on Nov. 9.

Becker College To Participate In CiIGE Global Connections, americantowns.com, Nov. 3

Dr. Debra Pallotto-Fontaine, Becker College executive director for global initiatives at Becker College, has been invited to participate in the Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement (CIGE) Global Connections: U.K. Networking Intensive Program, which will take place December 11-14, 2017, in London. This story also was posted on the Becker College website.

Halloween Treat – Women’s Volleyball reaches NECC Semis, Beckerhawks.com, Nov. 1

The Becker College women’s volleyball team is headed for the New England Collegiate Conference semifinals for the first time since 2008 after a three-set victory over visiting Mitchell College.

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