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Curry College Adds Marketing and Computer Science Majors for Fall 2020

Curry College Adds Marketing and Computer Science Majors for Fall 2020

Further delivering on its vision to offer distinctive, relevant, and rigorous academic programs, Curry College today announced the addition of two new undergraduate degree programs in computer science and marketing.
Virtual Awards Celebration Recognizes the Best of Curry College

Virtual Awards Celebration Recognizes the Best of Curry College

This year, the 51st Annual Curry College Awards Recognition Ceremony was held as a two-week social media campaign to honor the amazing accomplishments of the 2019-20 academic year. The annual awards recognized students for contributions to the College, including notable achievements in academics, athletics, arts, service, and social justice. In the multimedia series #CurryCollege2020awards, award winners were described as a “pinnacle of academic excellence,” and praised for “always going beyond the assignment.”
Kylie Silva ’20 Selected for Teach for America Program

Kylie Silva ’20 Selected for Teach for America Program

This summer, Kylie Silva '20 will begin her teacher training as part of the 2019-20 cohort of the Teach for America program. Silva is among the select 12 percent of the approximate 57,000 applicants that competed to work with the national education program, which places its recruits in the nation's highest-need elementary and secondary schools to help expand educational equity, access, and opportunity for all students.
 Virtual Student Art & Design Exhibit Debuts on Instagram, Facebook

Virtual Student Art & Design Exhibit Debuts on Instagram, Facebook

This week, the Department of Fine and Applied Arts launched its Spring 2020 Student Art Exhibit virtually on the College’s Instagram and Facebook social media channels. This virtual exhibition features work by Graphic Design and Studio Arts majors and minors, as well as work created by Curry students who are exploring their creative vision and voice through Curry’s General Education Arts Breadth offerings.
Accomplished Student-Athlete Ainsley Pena Awarded Full Curry Scholarship in Surprise Reveal as Newest Scholar Athlete

Accomplished Student-Athlete Ainsley Pena Awarded Full Curry Scholarship in Surprise Reveal as Newest Scholar Athlete

Roxbury student Ainsley Pena thought she was conducting her final interview for a potential scholarship with Scholar Athletes. Instead, Curry College officials and Scholar Athletes leaders surprised the English High School Senior with a full four-year college scholarship to Curry, her first college choice, on a Zoom video call.
Curry Community Gains Deeper Connection with Remote Learning

Curry Community Gains Deeper Connection with Remote Learning

The COVID-19 pandemic closed Curry’s physical gates in March for a spring semester like no other in the College’s 141-year history. Still, Curry's community quickly united to adapt and create innovative ways to not only meet learning objectives but to nurture its close campus connection remotely. From celebrating student accomplishments to motivating fitness goals, and inspiring personal growth and creativity, Curry's sudden pivot to distance learning was met with the commitment, tenacity, and heart unique to its small community.
Technology Students Act as Expert Consultants and Present Best Practices to Aid Tech Operations at Franciscan Children’s’ Hospital

Technology Students Act as Expert Consultants and Present Best Practices to Aid Tech Operations at Franciscan Children’s’ Hospital

To help optimize its IT operation, the Franciscan Children's Hospital partnered with a group of Information Technology students from Curry to provide best practice recommendations in three areas: server management, system image/backup software, and security. The Senior Seminar class also produced a design for a mobile parking application that helps hospital security oversee parking assignments accordingly.
Curry College Faculty 2019 - 2020

Ten Faculty Members Honored With 2019-2020 Excellence in Teaching Awards

The Excellence in Teaching Committee at Curry has recognized several faculty members at the College for their accomplishments in a variety of areas including research, community engagement, and partnerships and collaboration.
COM Students, Alum Recognized By NATAS Emmy® Awards

COM Students, Alum Recognized By NATAS Emmy® Awards

This week, A 3D story by Colin Marr '19 on graffiti art in Worcester was recognized by the Boston/New England National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). Marr's work won the student production award in the Light News category. A short film created by other communication students, "Me, Myself, and I," also received an Honorable Mention in the Short Film/Fiction category.

Academic News

Curry College Adds Marketing and Computer Science Majors for Fall 2020

Curry College Adds Marketing and Computer Science Majors for Fall 2020

Further delivering on its vision to offer distinctive, relevant, and rigorous academic programs, Curry College today announced the addition of two new undergraduate degree programs in computer science and marketing.
Virtual Awards Celebration Recognizes the Best of Curry College

Virtual Awards Celebration Recognizes the Best of Curry College

This year, the 51st Annual Curry College Awards Recognition Ceremony was held as a two-week social media campaign to honor the amazing accomplishments of the 2019-20 academic year. The annual awards recognized students for contributions to the College, including notable achievements in academics, athletics, arts, service, and social justice. In the multimedia series #CurryCollege2020awards, award winners were described as a “pinnacle of academic excellence,” and praised for “always going beyond the assignment.”
 Virtual Student Art & Design Exhibit Debuts on Instagram, Facebook

Virtual Student Art & Design Exhibit Debuts on Instagram, Facebook

This week, the Department of Fine and Applied Arts launched its Spring 2020 Student Art Exhibit virtually on the College’s Instagram and Facebook social media channels. This virtual exhibition features work by Graphic Design and Studio Arts majors and minors, as well as work created by Curry students who are exploring their creative vision and voice through Curry’s General Education Arts Breadth offerings.
Curry Community Gains Deeper Connection with Remote Learning

Curry Community Gains Deeper Connection with Remote Learning

The COVID-19 pandemic closed Curry’s physical gates in March for a spring semester like no other in the College’s 141-year history. Still, Curry's community quickly united to adapt and create innovative ways to not only meet learning objectives but to nurture its close campus connection remotely. From celebrating student accomplishments to motivating fitness goals, and inspiring personal growth and creativity, Curry's sudden pivot to distance learning was met with the commitment, tenacity, and heart unique to its small community.
Technology Students Act as Expert Consultants and Present Best Practices to Aid Tech Operations at Franciscan Children’s’ Hospital

Technology Students Act as Expert Consultants and Present Best Practices to Aid Tech Operations at Franciscan Children’s’ Hospital

To help optimize its IT operation, the Franciscan Children's Hospital partnered with a group of Information Technology students from Curry to provide best practice recommendations in three areas: server management, system image/backup software, and security. The Senior Seminar class also produced a design for a mobile parking application that helps hospital security oversee parking assignments accordingly.
Curry College Nursing Students Join Tufts Medical Center to Support Care for Patients with COVID-19

Curry College Nursing Students Join Tufts Medical Center to Support Care for Patients with COVID-19

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to climb in Massachusetts, Curry College has partnered with Tufts Medical Center to deploy 20 senior nursing students from its School of Nursing to work as junior medical providers in support of the hospital's nursing workforce.
Curry Ranked in College Consensus’ Top 30 Best Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities

Curry Ranked in College Consensus’ Top 30 Best Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities

This week, the College Consensus ranked Curry’s Program for Advancement of Learning in the top 30 “Best Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities.” Curry is ranked 24th in the national ranking, which includes other notable institutions such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Connecticut, Northeastern University, American University, and DePaul University.
97 Percent of Recent Curry Graduates are Employed, in Graduate School

97 Percent of Recent Curry Graduates are Employed, in Graduate School

Ninety-seven percent of Curry College’s undergraduate Class of 2018 are employed, continuing their education, or active in volunteer or military service roles, according to new data collected by the College.
Thermo Fisher HR Exec Jessica Karvelas '12 at the Forefront of New COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

Thermo Fisher HR Exec Jessica Karvelas '12 at the Forefront of New COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

As a human resources executive in Thermo Fisher's West Coast headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif., Jessica Karvelas '12 helps directly support the Company's critical COVID-19 response.

Student Success

Virtual Awards Celebration Recognizes the Best of Curry College

Virtual Awards Celebration Recognizes the Best of Curry College

This year, the 51st Annual Curry College Awards Recognition Ceremony was held as a two-week social media campaign to honor the amazing accomplishments of the 2019-20 academic year. The annual awards recognized students for contributions to the College, including notable achievements in academics, athletics, arts, service, and social justice. In the multimedia series #CurryCollege2020awards, award winners were described as a “pinnacle of academic excellence,” and praised for “always going beyond the assignment.”
Kylie Silva ’20 Selected for Teach for America Program

Kylie Silva ’20 Selected for Teach for America Program

This summer, Kylie Silva '20 will begin her teacher training as part of the 2019-20 cohort of the Teach for America program. Silva is among the select 12 percent of the approximate 57,000 applicants that competed to work with the national education program, which places its recruits in the nation's highest-need elementary and secondary schools to help expand educational equity, access, and opportunity for all students.
 Virtual Student Art & Design Exhibit Debuts on Instagram, Facebook

Virtual Student Art & Design Exhibit Debuts on Instagram, Facebook

This week, the Department of Fine and Applied Arts launched its Spring 2020 Student Art Exhibit virtually on the College’s Instagram and Facebook social media channels. This virtual exhibition features work by Graphic Design and Studio Arts majors and minors, as well as work created by Curry students who are exploring their creative vision and voice through Curry’s General Education Arts Breadth offerings.
Accomplished Student-Athlete Ainsley Pena Awarded Full Curry Scholarship in Surprise Reveal as Newest Scholar Athlete

Accomplished Student-Athlete Ainsley Pena Awarded Full Curry Scholarship in Surprise Reveal as Newest Scholar Athlete

Roxbury student Ainsley Pena thought she was conducting her final interview for a potential scholarship with Scholar Athletes. Instead, Curry College officials and Scholar Athletes leaders surprised the English High School Senior with a full four-year college scholarship to Curry, her first college choice, on a Zoom video call.
Curry Community Gains Deeper Connection with Remote Learning

Curry Community Gains Deeper Connection with Remote Learning

The COVID-19 pandemic closed Curry’s physical gates in March for a spring semester like no other in the College’s 141-year history. Still, Curry's community quickly united to adapt and create innovative ways to not only meet learning objectives but to nurture its close campus connection remotely. From celebrating student accomplishments to motivating fitness goals, and inspiring personal growth and creativity, Curry's sudden pivot to distance learning was met with the commitment, tenacity, and heart unique to its small community.
Technology Students Act as Expert Consultants and Present Best Practices to Aid Tech Operations at Franciscan Children’s’ Hospital

Technology Students Act as Expert Consultants and Present Best Practices to Aid Tech Operations at Franciscan Children’s’ Hospital

To help optimize its IT operation, the Franciscan Children's Hospital partnered with a group of Information Technology students from Curry to provide best practice recommendations in three areas: server management, system image/backup software, and security. The Senior Seminar class also produced a design for a mobile parking application that helps hospital security oversee parking assignments accordingly.
COM Students, Alum Recognized By NATAS Emmy® Awards

COM Students, Alum Recognized By NATAS Emmy® Awards

This week, A 3D story by Colin Marr '19 on graffiti art in Worcester was recognized by the Boston/New England National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). Marr's work won the student production award in the Light News category. A short film created by other communication students, "Me, Myself, and I," also received an Honorable Mention in the Short Film/Fiction category.
97 Percent of Recent Curry Graduates are Employed, in Graduate School

97 Percent of Recent Curry Graduates are Employed, in Graduate School

Ninety-seven percent of Curry College’s undergraduate Class of 2018 are employed, continuing their education, or active in volunteer or military service roles, according to new data collected by the College.
Jonah Alemany '21 Interns with Congressman Joe Kennedy

On The Campaign Trail: Jonah Alemany '21 Interns with Congressman Joe Kennedy

Jonah Alemany '21 has a front seat to the 2020 election season. The communication major is working as an intern this semester with Congressman Joe Kennedy III for his campaign running to serve Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate.

Alumni Outcomes

COM Students, Alum Recognized By NATAS Emmy® Awards

COM Students, Alum Recognized By NATAS Emmy® Awards

This week, A 3D story by Colin Marr '19 on graffiti art in Worcester was recognized by the Boston/New England National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). Marr's work won the student production award in the Light News category. A short film created by other communication students, "Me, Myself, and I," also received an Honorable Mention in the Short Film/Fiction category.
IIn New Job, Jean Merisier ’20 Helps Connect Isolated Seniors with their Families

In New Job, Jean Merisier ’20 Helps Connect Isolated Seniors with their Families

To protect an elderly population known to have fragile immune systems, assisted living facilities quickly enacted strict no-visitor policies amid the initial outbreak of the coronavirus in February. With 260 residential communities, Five Star Senior Living knew they had to do something to help their residents stay connected to loved ones. They charged Jean Merisier ’20 to lead the urgent project.
Alums in the News Industry Play Critical Role in Delivering Answers, Facts amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Alums in the News Industry Play Critical Role in Delivering Answers, Facts amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

In any health crisis, members of the news media serve as critical sources of information for the public. The last two months has demonstrated, now more than ever, how the graduates of Curry’s communication department are professionals primed and dedicated to their craft.
97 Percent of Recent Curry Graduates are Employed, in Graduate School

97 Percent of Recent Curry Graduates are Employed, in Graduate School

Ninety-seven percent of Curry College’s undergraduate Class of 2018 are employed, continuing their education, or active in volunteer or military service roles, according to new data collected by the College.
Thermo Fisher HR Exec Jessica Karvelas '12 at the Forefront of New COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

Thermo Fisher HR Exec Jessica Karvelas '12 at the Forefront of New COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

As a human resources executive in Thermo Fisher's West Coast headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif., Jessica Karvelas '12 helps directly support the Company's critical COVID-19 response.
Amber Soucy '13, MSN '18

Amber Soucy ’13, MSN ’18 Talks Social Distancing 101 on New Digital Health Webinar

In a new virtual chat series led by digital health company Carium, Amber Soucy '13, MSN '18 will speak on the significance of social distancing in combating the spread of the coronavirus.
Alison Reiling ’20

School of Nursing Student Alison Reiling ’20 to be Published in Academic Journal

By January 2021, Alison Reiling ’20 will be a newly published scholar. New research by the School of Nursing student has recently been accepted for publication in Nurse Educator, a peer-reviewed journal for faculty and administrators of nursing and nurse educators.
Sue Meagher ’79 Inspires Young Women to Pursue Investment Management

Sue Meagher ’79 Inspires Young Women to Pursue Investment Management

Sue Meagher ’79 is launching a pilot program with her investment firm to help excite more young women about joining the industry.
Cole McNanna ’18 earned third place recognition in the Texas Better Newspaper regional competition

Communication Alumnus Awarded Regional Press Association Award

Cole McNanna ’18 earned third place recognition in the Texas Better Newspaper regional competition. As the Sports and Education Editor for The Sealy News in East Texas, McNanna covers youth and high school sports, along with news, for the weekly newspaper.

Faculty Accomplishments

Curry Community Gains Deeper Connection with Remote Learning

Curry Community Gains Deeper Connection with Remote Learning

The COVID-19 pandemic closed Curry’s physical gates in March for a spring semester like no other in the College’s 141-year history. Still, Curry's community quickly united to adapt and create innovative ways to not only meet learning objectives but to nurture its close campus connection remotely. From celebrating student accomplishments to motivating fitness goals, and inspiring personal growth and creativity, Curry's sudden pivot to distance learning was met with the commitment, tenacity, and heart unique to its small community.
Curry College Faculty 2019 - 2020

Ten Faculty Members Honored With 2019-2020 Excellence in Teaching Awards

The Excellence in Teaching Committee at Curry has recognized several faculty members at the College for their accomplishments in a variety of areas including research, community engagement, and partnerships and collaboration.
Psychology Professor Dr. Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Psychology Professor Dr. Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel has been selected for the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Board of School Neuropsychology and KIDS, INC. The award was presented at the 15th Annual School Neuropsychology Conference held as a virtual event in late March.
Dr. Grant Burrier Publishes Article on New Clean Energy Model in Uruguay

Dr. Grant Burrier Publishes Article on New Clean Energy Model in Uruguay

World leaders should take a page from Uruguay’s book and adopt a progressive clean energy initiative according to a new article in World Politics Review by Politics and History Associate Professor Grant Burrier.
Professor of Psychology Dr. Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel and her students received a certificate for completion of the course, “Neuropsychiatry: A Comprehensive Update,” led by Harvard Medical School on October 24 and 25

Psychology Students, Faculty Complete Harvard Post-Graduate Course

Professor of Psychology Dr. Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel and her students received a certificate for completion of the course, “Neuropsychiatry: A Comprehensive Update,” led by Harvard Medical School on October 24 and 25.
Curry College faculty and staff line the walkway to the Student Center, applauding members of the Class of 2023

Convocation Keynote Speaker Encourages Class of 2023 To Step Out of Their Comfort Zones

Embrace feeling uncomfortable. That is when you’ll learn the most about yourself and the world around you. This was the message to the incoming class of 2023 by keynote speaker and alumna Alicia Viscomi Williams ’09 Monday during the 2019 New Student Academic Convocation.
Curry College's Newest Faculty Memebers pose for a group shot

Welcome New Faculty! 2019-2020

The Curry College community welcomes our new faculty members to campus for the 2019-2020 academic year. They are enthusiastic and ready to empower our students to excel, dedicating themselves to success inside and outside the classroom.
Dr. Laura Vanderberg, Director of the Curry College Program for Advancement of Learning (PAL)

Dr. Laura Vanderberg Attends Apple's Distinguished Educator Institute

Dr. Laura Vanderberg, who was selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) for her pioneering work leading the school’s innovative iPAL program, recently attended the ADE Institute for the Americas in Bethesda, Maryland.
Julianne Walsh

Julianne Walsh Publishes Article on Role of a New Faculty in MARN

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Julianne Walsh, has published a new article titled "Role of a New Faculty" in the June 2019 issue of Massachusetts Association Report in Nursing (MARN).

Upcoming Events

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