Commencement 2020 Events

Friday, April 3, 2020

Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society Induction

Minutemen Room, Fuller Campus Center
Time TBA

The Theta Nu Chapter of the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society is recognized throughout the country as a group of students who are beyond the traditional college age and who have excelled in continuing education programs.

The purpose of Alpha Sigma Lambda is to recognize scholastic achievement by non-traditional students.  To be considered for nomination, a student must have completed at least four semesters at Becker and have earned a minimum of 50 credits at Becker College.  Students selected must possess a GPA between 3.5 and 4.0.  Of these  students, only the top ten percent are selected for induction.

Questions regarding the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society Induction, contact Sheila Soloperto at 508.373.9502 or

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Honor Societies Induction Ceremony

Minutemen Room, Leicester Campus
Ceremony: Time TBA
Refreshments: Time TBA

Each year during the spring semester, the College participates in three national honor societies, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Sigma Lambda, and Alpha Chi. Students who meet the qualifications for the respective honor society are inducted at the Honor Societies Induction Ceremony.

Alpha Lambda Delta qualifications:

  • Top 20% of the freshman class that has earned at least a 3.5 – 4.0 GPA during their first semester at Becker College
  • Full-time student status during first semester
  • Not enrolled in any foundations courses at Becker College
  • Enrolled in a 4-year program at Becker College

Questions regarding Alpha Lambda Delta, contact Dan Chapman at 774.354.0679 or

Chi Alpha Sigma qualifications:

  • Junior and senior student-athletes who maintained a 3.4 – 4.0 GPA and earned a letter in their sport.

Questions regarding Chi Alpha Sigma, contact Andrea Belis at 774.354.0488 or

Alpha Chi qualifications:

  • The national constitution of Alpha Chi limits membership to the highest ten percent of full-time students in the junior and senior classes, combined. To be eligible for election, a transfer student must have earned not fewer than twenty-four semester hours of credit toward a baccalaureate degree.

Questions regarding Alpha Chi, contact Anita Johnson at 508.373.9727 or

Academic Award Ceremony

Minutemen Room, Fuller Campus Center
Refreshments: Time TBA
Ceremony: Time TBA

Becker College students excel at different points in their college career and in different ways. The Academic Awards Ceremony provides the opportunity to recognize and reward academic excellence, social responsibility, and creative expression in our students. While they may also have significant academic accomplishments, these students are recognized for their contributions in areas such as service, leadership, and equality. Recipients of these awards have been selected from nominations that were submitted by the College community.

Questions regarding the award ceremony, contact Anita Johnson at 508.373.9727 or

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Senior Showcase

Worcester Campus
Time TBA

At the Senior Showcase, you’ll have the opportunity to preview senior capstone projects, which the students will be displaying through various mediums (PowerPoint presentations, posters, portfolios and interactive games). This is a fantastic opportunity to provide industry feedback to our seniors and speak to students regarding potential opportunities you may have in your organization.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Athletics Awards Celebration

Fuller Campus Center, Leicester Campus
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

This event recognizes and pays tribute to senior student-athletes for their time and dedication to the Becker College athletics program. In addition, the athletics department presents four individual awards: the John Dorsey Scholar-Athlete Award, the Outstanding Male Athlete Award, the Outstanding Female Athlete Award, and the Gene R. Alley Sportsmanship Award.

Invitations will be mailed.

For more information, contact Andrea Belis at 774.354.0488 or

Friday, May 8, 2020

School of Animal Studies & Natural Sciences Graduation Breakfast

Fuller Campus Center, Leicester Campus
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

For more information or to R.S.V.P. contact Katy Gloshinski, Executive Assistant for animal studies, at 774.354.0653, or

Nurses Pinning Ceremony

Gymnasium, Leicester Campus
11:00 a.m.

For more information, contact Patricia Lamothe, Administrative Assistant for Nursing, at 508.373.9756, or

Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media and Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling Graduate Recognition Ceremony

Fuller Campus Center, Leicester Campus
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Amanda Theinert, Program Director of the Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media, at 508.373.9743, or or Beth Greenberg, Ph.D., Program Coordinator of Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling, at 508.373.9752, or

Honors Convocation

Gymnasium, Leicester Campus
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This event recognizes students who are graduating with honors, as well as those who show outstanding accomplishment in their respective programs. Eligible students and their families/guests are welcome to attend. Eligible students will receive an Honors Convocation invitation at the mailing address on file with the College. For more information, contact Anita Johnson, Executive Assistant for Academic Affairs, at 508.373.9727 or

Grad Finale

Fuller Campus Center, Leicester Campus
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 9, 2020


DCU Center, 50 Foster St, Worcester, MA 01608
10 a.m. (Student processional begins at 9:45)