Millennium Fellowship Program Graduation
Published on: December 7, 2018
Sixteen Becker College students graduated from the Millennium Fellowship program sponsored by the Millennium Campus Network (MCN) and the United Nations Academic Impact. As part of the program, students started unique service projects to improve the quality of life for people in Central Massachusetts and beyond. Nelly Garcia, a nursing student expected to graduate in 2021, started a homework help program for students at the Elm Park Community School in Worcester. Alissa Quaratiello, a student in the B.A. to M.A. program in mental health counseling, started a food pantry for students on campus to address food insecurity.
The students took part in a virtual graduation with Millennium Fellow cohorts from around the world. The Class of 2018 graduates includes 530 students from 30 campuses across 13 nations. Becker College was the only institution of higher education chosen to participate in Greater Worcester. Becker College President Nancy Crimmin, Ed.D. addressed graduates in Worcester and around the world. She congratulated them on their accomplishments and urged them to continue their work to better their communities.
Watch the video to see highlights from the Millennium Fellowship program graduation ceremony.