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Massasoit Community College and Curry College Create Pathway to Business Administration Bachelor’s Degree

Massasoit Community College and Curry College Create Pathway to Business Administration Bachelor’s Degree

Beginning this spring, Massasoit students who have completed their associate degree in business administration will have the opportunity to earn their bachelor of science in business administration through a special transfer partnership with Curry College.
College Joins Together Virtually for Homecoming and Family Weekend

College Joins Together Virtually for Homecoming and Family Weekend

Curry alumni, families and friends reunited online this past weekend for the College’s premier Homecoming and Family Weekend fall event.
Students Lead Real-Time 2020 Campaign Analysis and Predictions

Students Lead Real-Time 2020 Campaign Analysis and Predictions

In the Electing the President course, students act as political analysts to research and examine the hundreds of factors that will influence the outcome of the presidential race. In small groups, they review historical knowledge and up-to-the-minute press coverage on everything from the economy to voting behavior. By the end of the month, their detailed analysis will inform their prediction for which candidate will take the pivotal "battleground" states, including Texas, Arizona, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina, among others.
Jenna McCarriston ’22 Spearheads New Local Literacy Program

Jenna McCarriston ’22 Spearheads New Local Literacy Program

When the coronavirus pandemic kept police officers from their day-to-day community outreach, some turned to social media as a platform to read and share books with children in their district. This neighborly outreach has seen wide adoption among police departments across the country, including in Lynn, Mass, where Jenna McCarriston ’22 has spearheaded the new “Lynn Badges and Books” literacy program.
Business Student Association Announces 2020-2021 Distinguished Speaker Series

Business Student Association Announces 2020-2021 Distinguished Speaker Series

The Business Students Association (BSA) will host five industry leaders as part of their inaugural 2020-2021 Distinguished Speaker Series. The virtual talks will include speakers from all over the world within education technology, marketing, journalism, accounting, consulting and investment management.
Tiana Delano '20 Makes History as First Student Speaker at International Learning Disabilities Conference

Tiana Delano '20 Makes History as First Student Speaker at International Learning Disabilities Conference

As a first-year student at Curry College, Tiana Delano '20 was 'terrified' to speak in class. Yet, last month, the former psychology major made history as the first recent graduate to present on her undergraduate research at the 2020 Annual World Congress on Learning Disabilities Conference.
Epidemiology Students Study the Science of COVID-19 in Real-Time

Epidemiology Students Study the Science of COVID-19 in Real-Time

This fall, students studying epidemiology are using the coronavirus outbreak as a real-time case study to learn the science of COVID-19 by studying the patterns of the virus and how that data informs public health programs and policies.
School of Nursing Awarded Grant to Educate Future Nursing Faculty

School of Nursing Awarded Grant to Educate Future Nursing Faculty

Curry College announced today that the School of Nursing received a $105,882 Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) grant.
Catherine Fitzgerald ’23 Among Select List of BostInno’s Brilliant Young Minds

Catherine Fitzgerald ’23 Among Select List of BostInno’s Brilliant Young Minds

Leading online news platform BostInno recently released its annual 25 Under 25 Awards List, which honors some of the brightest young minds of 2020 in Massachusetts. Among the list of exceptional Boston teen and college-age technologists and entrepreneurs from prestigious institutions including Harvard, MIT, Northeastern, and Tufts, is Curry College sophomore Catherine Fitzgerald.

Academic News

Massasoit Community College and Curry College Create Pathway to Business Administration Bachelor’s Degree

Massasoit Community College and Curry College Create Pathway to Business Administration Bachelor’s Degree

Beginning this spring, Massasoit students who have completed their associate degree in business administration will have the opportunity to earn their bachelor of science in business administration through a special transfer partnership with Curry College.
Students Lead Real-Time 2020 Campaign Analysis and Predictions

Students Lead Real-Time 2020 Campaign Analysis and Predictions

In the Electing the President course, students act as political analysts to research and examine the hundreds of factors that will influence the outcome of the presidential race. In small groups, they review historical knowledge and up-to-the-minute press coverage on everything from the economy to voting behavior. By the end of the month, their detailed analysis will inform their prediction for which candidate will take the pivotal "battleground" states, including Texas, Arizona, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina, among others.
Jenna McCarriston ’22 Spearheads New Local Literacy Program

Jenna McCarriston ’22 Spearheads New Local Literacy Program

When the coronavirus pandemic kept police officers from their day-to-day community outreach, some turned to social media as a platform to read and share books with children in their district. This neighborly outreach has seen wide adoption among police departments across the country, including in Lynn, Mass, where Jenna McCarriston ’22 has spearheaded the new “Lynn Badges and Books” literacy program.
Business Student Association Announces 2020-2021 Distinguished Speaker Series

Business Student Association Announces 2020-2021 Distinguished Speaker Series

The Business Students Association (BSA) will host five industry leaders as part of their inaugural 2020-2021 Distinguished Speaker Series. The virtual talks will include speakers from all over the world within education technology, marketing, journalism, accounting, consulting and investment management.
Epidemiology Students Study the Science of COVID-19 in Real-Time

Epidemiology Students Study the Science of COVID-19 in Real-Time

This fall, students studying epidemiology are using the coronavirus outbreak as a real-time case study to learn the science of COVID-19 by studying the patterns of the virus and how that data informs public health programs and policies.
School of Nursing Awarded Grant to Educate Future Nursing Faculty

School of Nursing Awarded Grant to Educate Future Nursing Faculty

Curry College announced today that the School of Nursing received a $105,882 Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) grant.
Education Program Earns “Full Approval” by State Department for Preparing Future Educators

Education Program Earns “Full Approval” by State Department for Preparing Future Educators

Curry College announced today that its public-school pathways at the undergraduate and graduate levels in education have again been awarded full approval by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) through 2027. Approved programs are recognized by the state to have met all standards for preparing effective educators in Massachusetts.
Tristan Paredes ’21 Gains Head Start in Criminal Justice Career with New 5th Year Program

Tristan Paredes ’21 Gains Head Start in Criminal Justice Career with New 5th Year Program

The senior is gaining a head start on his career in blue by earning both his undergraduate degree and a graduate degree in five years, saving on both tuition and time.
New Career Development Platform Handshake will Bring Thousands of Job, Internship Opportunities to Curry Students and Alumni

New Career Development Platform Handshake will Bring Thousands of Job, Internship Opportunities to Curry Students and Alumni

Curry College students and alumni will now have access to thousands of new job and internship opportunities through leading job-search and networking platform, Handshake.

Student Success

College Joins Together Virtually for Homecoming and Family Weekend

College Joins Together Virtually for Homecoming and Family Weekend

Curry alumni, families and friends reunited online this past weekend for the College’s premier Homecoming and Family Weekend fall event.
Students Lead Real-Time 2020 Campaign Analysis and Predictions

Students Lead Real-Time 2020 Campaign Analysis and Predictions

In the Electing the President course, students act as political analysts to research and examine the hundreds of factors that will influence the outcome of the presidential race. In small groups, they review historical knowledge and up-to-the-minute press coverage on everything from the economy to voting behavior. By the end of the month, their detailed analysis will inform their prediction for which candidate will take the pivotal "battleground" states, including Texas, Arizona, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina, among others.
Jenna McCarriston ’22 Spearheads New Local Literacy Program

Jenna McCarriston ’22 Spearheads New Local Literacy Program

When the coronavirus pandemic kept police officers from their day-to-day community outreach, some turned to social media as a platform to read and share books with children in their district. This neighborly outreach has seen wide adoption among police departments across the country, including in Lynn, Mass, where Jenna McCarriston ’22 has spearheaded the new “Lynn Badges and Books” literacy program.
Business Student Association Announces 2020-2021 Distinguished Speaker Series

Business Student Association Announces 2020-2021 Distinguished Speaker Series

The Business Students Association (BSA) will host five industry leaders as part of their inaugural 2020-2021 Distinguished Speaker Series. The virtual talks will include speakers from all over the world within education technology, marketing, journalism, accounting, consulting and investment management.
Tiana Delano '20 Makes History as First Student Speaker at International Learning Disabilities Conference

Tiana Delano '20 Makes History as First Student Speaker at International Learning Disabilities Conference

As a first-year student at Curry College, Tiana Delano '20 was 'terrified' to speak in class. Yet, last month, the former psychology major made history as the first recent graduate to present on her undergraduate research at the 2020 Annual World Congress on Learning Disabilities Conference.
Epidemiology Students Study the Science of COVID-19 in Real-Time

Epidemiology Students Study the Science of COVID-19 in Real-Time

This fall, students studying epidemiology are using the coronavirus outbreak as a real-time case study to learn the science of COVID-19 by studying the patterns of the virus and how that data informs public health programs and policies.
Catherine Fitzgerald ’23 Among Select List of BostInno’s Brilliant Young Minds

Catherine Fitzgerald ’23 Among Select List of BostInno’s Brilliant Young Minds

Leading online news platform BostInno recently released its annual 25 Under 25 Awards List, which honors some of the brightest young minds of 2020 in Massachusetts. Among the list of exceptional Boston teen and college-age technologists and entrepreneurs from prestigious institutions including Harvard, MIT, Northeastern, and Tufts, is Curry College sophomore Catherine Fitzgerald.
Tristan Paredes ’21 Gains Head Start in Criminal Justice Career with New 5th Year Program

Tristan Paredes ’21 Gains Head Start in Criminal Justice Career with New 5th Year Program

The senior is gaining a head start on his career in blue by earning both his undergraduate degree and a graduate degree in five years, saving on both tuition and time.
New Career Development Platform Handshake will Bring Thousands of Job, Internship Opportunities to Curry Students and Alumni

New Career Development Platform Handshake will Bring Thousands of Job, Internship Opportunities to Curry Students and Alumni

Curry College students and alumni will now have access to thousands of new job and internship opportunities through leading job-search and networking platform, Handshake.

Alumni Outcomes

College Joins Together Virtually for Homecoming and Family Weekend

College Joins Together Virtually for Homecoming and Family Weekend

Curry alumni, families and friends reunited online this past weekend for the College’s premier Homecoming and Family Weekend fall event.
At Curry College, Dr. Zachary Gross '11 Learned How to 'Shoot for the Stars'

At Curry College, Dr. Zachary Gross '11 Learned How to 'Shoot for the Stars'

"With the small classes, you could not hide if you were struggling. It pushed me to be at my very best every single day. I knew that if I put in the time and effort that I could excel, and that's exactly what happened."
Brenda Perez ’04 Makes History as Brockton’s First Female Police Lieutenant

Brenda Perez ’04 Makes History as Brockton’s First Female Police Lieutenant

Earlier this summer, MACJ alumna Brenda Perez ’04 made history in the Brockton Police Department. She was officially sworn in as the first female police lieutenant by Mayor Robert Sullivan and Police Chief Manny Gomes in a ceremony on July 7.
With Expert Tech and Data Analysis, Bob Arnesen ’93 Helps Clinical Research Move Forward

With Expert Tech and Data Analysis, Bob Arnesen ’93 Helps Clinical Research Move Forward

As a business student studying marketing and finance, Bob Arnesen ’93 never initially pictured himself in the life sciences industry. Still, the sales and business development leader started in healthcare early in his career and never turned back. What he enjoys most about his work as Co-Founder and President of eClinical Solutions is helping customers reach their goals, and as he says, “connect the dots.”
This Summer, 2020 Education Grads Dive into New Roles as Teachers

This Summer, 2020 Education Grads Dive into New Roles as Teachers

More than a month before graduating, Courtney Lima '20, Brianna Rivers '20, and Monica Wilkes '20 and five other education majors at the College accepted new job offers and acceptances to prestigious graduate programs. Whether in physical classrooms or remote, the new graduates will begin their first academic year as professional educators in September.
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.

Faculty Accomplishments

Psychology Professor Dr. Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel Brings Teletherapy Expertise to Students

Psychology Professor Dr. Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel Brings Teletherapy Expertise to Students

This semester, students in Dr. Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel’s psychology courses will have a new opportunity in class to see how teletherapists deliver services in a virtual setting.
Dr. Alan Grigsby Recognized for New Research on Race Relations

Dr. Alan Grigsby Recognized for New Research on Race Relations

As one of the first scholars to lead research examining the social interactions and community life of racially integrated suburban neighborhoods, Dr. Alan Grigsby, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, was recently nominated for the National Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award competition, in the Social Sciences category.
School of Nursing Faculty Member Julianne Walsh Publishes “Teaching Tip” and Leads Innovative Telehealth Virtual Teaching Practice for Fellow Nurse Educators

School of Nursing Faculty Member Julianne Walsh Publishes “Teaching Tip” and Leads Innovative Telehealth Virtual Teaching Practice for Fellow Nurse Educators

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced all spring courses online, Professor Julianne Walsh creatively implemented an online alternative to a clinical learning scenario by developing a unique virtual simulation telehealth experience.
A Teachable Moment: Students Learn Real-Time Global Economics in the Age of COVID with Dr. Ishani Tewari

A Teachable Moment: Students Learn Real-Time Global Economics in the Age of COVID with Dr. Ishani Tewari

Incorporating current events and news has always been a focus in Dr. Ishani Tewari's economics courses. In March, when COVID-19 brought economic activity to a near standstill, the Assistant Professor of Business Management knew she had a unique teaching opportunity.
Dr. Mia Khera Produces New Research…and Our World’s Future Helpers

Dr. Mia Khera Produces New Research…and Our World’s Future Helpers

"Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Many have been comforted and inspired by these famous words from the television icon, Mr. Fred Rogers. But in Curry College’s Psychology department, Dr. Gagan “Mia” Khera doesn’t just look for the helpers. She creates them.
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.

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