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L to R: Cassidee McDonnell '22, President; Felicity Monfils '22, Vice President, Megan Callahan '22, Secretary, and Katie Weitbrecht '22, Executive Board Member at Large

Criminal Justice Honors Students' Donation Drive Aids Sojourner House

At the season of Thanksgiving, the Curry College Criminal Justice Honors Society, Lambda Alpha (a chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma), organized a drive to collect household and personal items for the Sojourner House in Providence, Rhode Island.
Milton, MA

Milton Ranked Safest College Town in America

For the second straight year, Milton, Massachusetts, home of Curry College's Milton Campus, has been ranked 'Safest College Town in America.'
former New England Patriots All-Pro linebacker and NFL Hall of Famer Andre Tippett teaches the newly established Curry College Karate Club

NFL Hall of Famer Andre Tippett Shares Martial Arts Expertise with Curry Students

This fall, students are participating in a creative wellness practice through martial arts, with the newly established Karate Club taught by former New England Patriots All-Pro linebacker and NFL Hall of Famer Andre Tippett.
Fans in the crowd at the Curry College Homecoming football game

Alumni, Families and Friends Celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend Together

After a year hiatus, we were delighted to welcome alumni and families back on campus to celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend.
Students produce a newscast in Hirsh Communication Center

Video: Hirsh Communication Center Turns 20

Thursday, October 21 officially marked the 20th anniversary of the Hirsh Communication Center. From communication students producing newscasts off campus at Milton Public Access, to creating hundreds of shows of all types in our very own fully equipped HDTV Studio, we've come a long way in 20 years!
Lisa Bello '04 sings the National Anthem at the Red Sox vs. Yankees game in September of 2021

Lisa Bello ’04 Turns Self-Discovery at Curry into Illustrious Career

Lisa Bello ’04 was convinced that she would never go to college. In her mind, the military was the only place for her to be accepted and to thrive…that is, until she discovered Curry College.
Hailey Bishop ‘22

PR Student Hailey Bishop ’22 Publishes Fashion Article in styleboston

Whether we realize it or not, fashion plays a key role in our everyday lives. This is especially true for communication major Hailey Bishop ‘22 whose passion for fashion dates back to her formative years. And although she has been writing about the latest styles and trends in the industry for nearly a decade, Bishop recently took the next big step toward her dream career after Curry.
Female Curry College alumni are breaking glass ceilings and setting the bar high for women in the criminal justice field

Making History: Female Criminal Justice Alums Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Over the past year, four standout female law enforcement officials have made history within their communities. From the first full-time female police officer to the highest-ranking female in the department, these Curry College alumni are breaking glass ceilings and setting the bar high for women in the criminal justice field.
Curry College Academic Convocation logo

Class of 2025 Welcomed With Virtual Convocation

“Congratulations. You are now near the end of the beginning of your College journey.” With those words, Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. David Szczerbacki welcomed the Curry College Class of 2025 in a special virtual Convocation ceremony. Held via Facebook Live, the occasion was attended by hundreds of students online. The annual event officially welcomes the new students into the Curry community and celebrates the beginning of the academic year.

Academic News

Students produce a newscast in Hirsh Communication Center

Video: Hirsh Communication Center Turns 20

Thursday, October 21 officially marked the 20th anniversary of the Hirsh Communication Center. From communication students producing newscasts off campus at Milton Public Access, to creating hundreds of shows of all types in our very own fully equipped HDTV Studio, we've come a long way in 20 years!
Hailey Bishop ‘22

PR Student Hailey Bishop ’22 Publishes Fashion Article in styleboston

Whether we realize it or not, fashion plays a key role in our everyday lives. This is especially true for communication major Hailey Bishop ‘22 whose passion for fashion dates back to her formative years. And although she has been writing about the latest styles and trends in the industry for nearly a decade, Bishop recently took the next big step toward her dream career after Curry.
Female Curry College alumni are breaking glass ceilings and setting the bar high for women in the criminal justice field

Making History: Female Criminal Justice Alums Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Over the past year, four standout female law enforcement officials have made history within their communities. From the first full-time female police officer to the highest-ranking female in the department, these Curry College alumni are breaking glass ceilings and setting the bar high for women in the criminal justice field.
Curry College Academic Convocation logo

Class of 2025 Welcomed With Virtual Convocation

“Congratulations. You are now near the end of the beginning of your College journey.” With those words, Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. David Szczerbacki welcomed the Curry College Class of 2025 in a special virtual Convocation ceremony. Held via Facebook Live, the occasion was attended by hundreds of students online. The annual event officially welcomes the new students into the Curry community and celebrates the beginning of the academic year.
Dr. Shavindrie Cooray

Dr. Shavindrie Cooray Publishes and Presents New Research on Bias in Machine Learning Data Analysis and Social Network Influence

This summer, Dr. Shavindrie Cooray, associate professor in management information systems, published her research in the Information Society journal (Taylor and Francis Group publishing) which has an acceptance rate of 5 to 6 percent and a 2020 impact factor of 4.57.
Curry College's newest faculty members for 2021-2022 pose for a group shot

Welcome New Faculty! 2021-2022

The Curry College community welcomes our newest faculty members to campus for the 2021-2022 academic year. They are enthusiastic and ready to empower our students to excel, dedicating themselves to success inside and outside the classroom.
Curry College nursing students in the SIM Lab

School of Nursing Awarded Nurse Faculty Loan Program Grant for Second Year

For the second year in a row, the Curry College School of Nursing has received a Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. With the continuation of grant funding, this year totaling $133,038, between eight and ten graduate nursing students pursuing a Master of Science degree at the College will again have their full tuition covered for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Jack Valor '22 is spent his summer in sunny Florida as an intern at Univision Miami

Photo Story: Curry Students Gain Valuable Career Experience Through Summer Internships

Curry students were career-focused in the summer of 2021, completing internships in science, healthcare, business and global finance, sports, media, criminal justice and more.
Greg Caswell

From Curry to COVID, Quincy Teacher Greg Caswell ’13 Says Collective Experiences Shaped His Success Today

If you ask Quincy Public School Teacher Greg Caswell '13, this upcoming school year only stands to gain from everything teachers have learned through the interchanging remote and hybrid models of teaching and learning that took place in the last academic year. His advice to current and upcoming Curry education majors is to take advantage of the field experiences and all of the opportunities available at the College.

Student Success

Milton, MA

Milton Ranked Safest College Town in America

For the second straight year, Milton, Massachusetts, home of Curry College's Milton Campus, has been ranked 'Safest College Town in America.'
former New England Patriots All-Pro linebacker and NFL Hall of Famer Andre Tippett teaches the newly established Curry College Karate Club

NFL Hall of Famer Andre Tippett Shares Martial Arts Expertise with Curry Students

This fall, students are participating in a creative wellness practice through martial arts, with the newly established Karate Club taught by former New England Patriots All-Pro linebacker and NFL Hall of Famer Andre Tippett.
Students produce a newscast in Hirsh Communication Center

Video: Hirsh Communication Center Turns 20

Thursday, October 21 officially marked the 20th anniversary of the Hirsh Communication Center. From communication students producing newscasts off campus at Milton Public Access, to creating hundreds of shows of all types in our very own fully equipped HDTV Studio, we've come a long way in 20 years!
Hailey Bishop ‘22

PR Student Hailey Bishop ’22 Publishes Fashion Article in styleboston

Whether we realize it or not, fashion plays a key role in our everyday lives. This is especially true for communication major Hailey Bishop ‘22 whose passion for fashion dates back to her formative years. And although she has been writing about the latest styles and trends in the industry for nearly a decade, Bishop recently took the next big step toward her dream career after Curry.
Curry College Academic Convocation logo

Class of 2025 Welcomed With Virtual Convocation

“Congratulations. You are now near the end of the beginning of your College journey.” With those words, Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. David Szczerbacki welcomed the Curry College Class of 2025 in a special virtual Convocation ceremony. Held via Facebook Live, the occasion was attended by hundreds of students online. The annual event officially welcomes the new students into the Curry community and celebrates the beginning of the academic year.
Curry College nursing students in the SIM Lab

School of Nursing Awarded Nurse Faculty Loan Program Grant for Second Year

For the second year in a row, the Curry College School of Nursing has received a Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. With the continuation of grant funding, this year totaling $133,038, between eight and ten graduate nursing students pursuing a Master of Science degree at the College will again have their full tuition covered for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Jack Valor '22 is spent his summer in sunny Florida as an intern at Univision Miami

Photo Story: Curry Students Gain Valuable Career Experience Through Summer Internships

Curry students were career-focused in the summer of 2021, completing internships in science, healthcare, business and global finance, sports, media, criminal justice and more.
Greg Caswell

From Curry to COVID, Quincy Teacher Greg Caswell ’13 Says Collective Experiences Shaped His Success Today

If you ask Quincy Public School Teacher Greg Caswell '13, this upcoming school year only stands to gain from everything teachers have learned through the interchanging remote and hybrid models of teaching and learning that took place in the last academic year. His advice to current and upcoming Curry education majors is to take advantage of the field experiences and all of the opportunities available at the College.
Michael Pellegrini ’22 Interns with Global Investment Manager MFS

A Skill-Building Summer: Michael Pellegrini ’22 Interns with Global Investment Manager MFS

This summer, Michael Pellegrini ’22 is skipping the pool and jumping instead into the world of finance and investments as a client services intern with leading global investment manager MFS Investment Management.

Alumni Outcomes

Students produce a newscast in Hirsh Communication Center

Video: Hirsh Communication Center Turns 20

Thursday, October 21 officially marked the 20th anniversary of the Hirsh Communication Center. From communication students producing newscasts off campus at Milton Public Access, to creating hundreds of shows of all types in our very own fully equipped HDTV Studio, we've come a long way in 20 years!
Lisa Bello '04 sings the National Anthem at the Red Sox vs. Yankees game in September of 2021

Lisa Bello ’04 Turns Self-Discovery at Curry into Illustrious Career

Lisa Bello ’04 was convinced that she would never go to college. In her mind, the military was the only place for her to be accepted and to thrive…that is, until she discovered Curry College.
Female Curry College alumni are breaking glass ceilings and setting the bar high for women in the criminal justice field

Making History: Female Criminal Justice Alums Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Over the past year, four standout female law enforcement officials have made history within their communities. From the first full-time female police officer to the highest-ranking female in the department, these Curry College alumni are breaking glass ceilings and setting the bar high for women in the criminal justice field.
Greg Caswell

From Curry to COVID, Quincy Teacher Greg Caswell ’13 Says Collective Experiences Shaped His Success Today

If you ask Quincy Public School Teacher Greg Caswell '13, this upcoming school year only stands to gain from everything teachers have learned through the interchanging remote and hybrid models of teaching and learning that took place in the last academic year. His advice to current and upcoming Curry education majors is to take advantage of the field experiences and all of the opportunities available at the College.
Michael Pellegrini ’22 Interns with Global Investment Manager MFS

A Skill-Building Summer: Michael Pellegrini ’22 Interns with Global Investment Manager MFS

This summer, Michael Pellegrini ’22 is skipping the pool and jumping instead into the world of finance and investments as a client services intern with leading global investment manager MFS Investment Management.
Melissa Greener, MACJ ’07 was sworn in as the first female commander in the department’s history by Chief Anthony Marag ’92

Melissa Greener, MACJ ’07 Sworn In as Randolph’s First Female Commander in Department History

On July 19, MACJ alumna Melissa Greener ’07 made history in the Randolph Police Department. Greener was sworn in as the first female commander in the department’s history by Chief Anthony Marag ’92.
Prestigious Teach for America Program Selects Curry Graduate for Second Consecutive Year

Prestigious Teach for America Program Selects Curry Graduate for Second Consecutive Year

She may have just finished her studies as a new college graduate, but Monique Magras '21 is returning to the classroom this month. The young Curry alumna was recently selected as part of the 2021 cohort of the Teach for America program, one of the largest K-12 educational nonprofits dedicated to creating equity in education.
Hailey DeCoffe '21 M.Ed '22 Speaks at Educators Rising National Conference

Hailey DeCoffe '21 M.Ed '22 Speaks at Educators Rising National Conference

Supporting social-emotional learning for middle school students is critical to academic success, according to research led by Hailey DeCoffe '21 M.Ed '22. This weekend, she'll present her findings to roughly 1,300 aspiring educators at the Educators Rising Annual National Conference. The virtual event brings together hundreds of high school students from across the U.S. who aspire to join the education field and enter undergraduate teacher education programs.
Young Alumni Return (Virtually) to Campus to Share Advice and Mentor Students

Young Alumni Return (Virtually) to Campus to Share Advice and Mentor Students

In a series of unique (virtual) events this spring, dozens of young alumni have Zoomed back to Curry to offer career advice and share life lessons learned with current students, from incoming first-year to graduating seniors.

Faculty Accomplishments

Dr. Shavindrie Cooray

Dr. Shavindrie Cooray Publishes and Presents New Research on Bias in Machine Learning Data Analysis and Social Network Influence

This summer, Dr. Shavindrie Cooray, associate professor in management information systems, published her research in the Information Society journal (Taylor and Francis Group publishing) which has an acceptance rate of 5 to 6 percent and a 2020 impact factor of 4.57.
Curry College's newest faculty members for 2021-2022 pose for a group shot

Welcome New Faculty! 2021-2022

The Curry College community welcomes our newest faculty members to campus for the 2021-2022 academic year. They are enthusiastic and ready to empower our students to excel, dedicating themselves to success inside and outside the classroom.
Emily Howe Awarded Grant to Research Music and Cultural Performance in Trinidad and Tobago

Emily Howe Awarded Grant to Research Music and Cultural Performance in Trinidad and Tobago

With funding awarded from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation, Ethnomusicologist and Curry Music Faculty Member Emily Howe will travel to Trinidad and Tobago next summer to research music, cultural performance, and festival in the Caribbean nation.
Faculty Members Honored with 2020-2021 Excellence in Teaching Awards

Faculty Members Honored with 2020-2021 Excellence in Teaching Awards

The Excellence in Teaching Committee has recognized 13 Curry College faculty members for their accomplishments in a variety of areas during the 2020-2021 academic year, including research, community engagement, partnerships, arts and humanities, collaboration and scholarship in the field.
Criminal Justice Faculty Reflect on Chauvin Verdict in Virtual Panel Event

Criminal Justice Faculty Reflect on Chauvin Verdict in Virtual Panel Event

On April 23, Curry students, faculty and staff gathered on Zoom for a conversation about the Derek Chauvin trial and an exploration of “Where do we go from here?”
Closing Women’s History Month by Honoring the Women of Curry

Closing Women’s History Month by Honoring the Women of Curry

As Women's History Month comes to a close, the Curry Community recognizes, celebrates, and appreciates the many women who have made an impact on our campus.
Dr. Eric Weiser Offers Expert Tips for Managing Financial Stress Amid Pandemic on WalletHub

Dr. Eric Weiser Offers Expert Tips for Managing Financial Stress Amid Pandemic on WalletHub

The biggest source of stress for Americans in 2021 is money problems, according to personal finance website WalletHub. Professor of Psychology Dr. Eric Weiser is featured this week on WalletHub to offer tips for reducing stress over finances.
Professor Lindsay Illich Brings Contemporary Poetry to High School English Students with New Book, “Teach Living Poets”

Professor Lindsay Illich Brings Contemporary Poetry to High School English Students with New Book, “Teach Living Poets”

Outside of her work teaching creative writing and leading Curry's Writing Program, Professor Lindsay Illich is a published poet. Her most recent poetry collection, Fingerspell, was published by Black Lawrence Press in November. This month, she's released a new book with the National Council of Teachers of English to help high school teachers integrate contemporary poetry within their English curriculum.
Three Criminal Justice Students Publish New Work on Racial Violence in the U.S.

Three Criminal Justice Students Publish New Work on Racial Violence in the U.S.

Seniors Devin Gatto, Kristy MacDougall, and Bella Shields will add the title academic author to their resumes this spring. The three published new work that will be featured in the 2022 edition of the Encyclopedia on the History of American Racial Violence.

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