Headlines & Headliners, June 15

Published on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Game developers showcase latest projects in WorcesterWorcester Telegram & Gazette, June 12

Game developers gathered in Worcester on June 11 for the Massachusetts Digital Gaming Institute Video Game Showcase, co-sponsored by MassDiGI @ Becker College.  The event’s aim was to help strengthen the video game industry in Worcester.

Area colleges speak about social media conductWorcester Telegram & Gazette, June 11

Area colleges and universities are talking about how they address students’ social media conduct in the aftermath of Harvard University’s decision to withdraw acceptance offers to at least 10 people over offensive online messages. At Becker College, student orientation includes a conversation about being responsible on social media.

5 key things to watch for at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Worcester Magazine, June 9

City Councilor Gary Rose is asking Worcester to consider partnering with Becker College’s School of Animal Studies to find a way to keep geese off of ponds, parks and airport property. The story is also reported at Worcester.com.

Local students receive awards at respective colleges, The Jersey Journal, June 7

Kevin Perez, of Jersey City, received the Outstanding Junior award at Becker College for academic excellence and leadership.

Sun shines upon group remembering loved one on Mount Monadnock, Keene Sentinel, June 6

Nearly 50 people climbed to the top of Mount Monadnock on June 4 to honor the memory of former Becker College student Danny Blood. Blood, who studied sports management and played football at Becker, died after a motorcycle crash last year at age 29.

Worcester 2.0: An outsider’s inside look at the city’s developing future, Worcester Sun, June 4

Becker College is mentioned in an opinion piece about Jane Week in Worcester. The author raises the question of why the pedestrian experience around Clark University’s neighborhood contrasts so sharply with that of Becker College and WPI.