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Curry College Retires Colonel Mascot

Curry College Retires Colonel Mascot

“Our educational mission includes embracing difference, and continuing to create and uphold an inclusive, diverse community at Curry,” said President Kenneth K. Quigley, Jr. in a letter to the community. “It has become clear in a variety of ways that the Colonel mascot image has become a source of concern. In light of this, Curry College has made the decision to retire the Colonel mascot image.”
This Summer, Josh Goldstein ’21 Learns the Ropes from the Best in Financial Services

This Summer, Josh Goldstein ’21 Learns the Ropes from the Best in Financial Services

Josh Goldstein ’21 is among a select cohort of 25 students - including peers from Boston College, Bentley University, Babson College, College of the Holy Cross, Princeton University, Yale University, and the University of Southern California – that are working this summer with global investment banking and wealth management leader, UBS Financial Services.
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.
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.
Curry’s Career Advisors Provide Parachute for Grads Jumping into Uncertain Job Market

Curry’s Career Advisors Provide Parachute for Grads Jumping into Uncertain Job Market

If you consider the pandemic and recent economic downturn a basket of lemons, then the Center for Career Development at Curry College has made much more than lemonade this spring, says Director Kerrie Aborn. Acting quickly in March, the CCD shifted its services online and, in the process, found new creative opportunities for students navigating a historically difficult job market.
Transformative Healthcare and Curry College Partner to Create  New Student Training Program in Emergency Medicine

Transformative Healthcare and Curry College Partner to Create New Student Training Program in Emergency Medicine

As part of its commitment to creating relevant, experiential learning opportunities for students, Curry College today announced a partnership with Transformative Healthcare to launch a unique emergency medical technician training program.
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.
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.”
With Sports Cancelled, Jack Supino’21 Creatively Delivers Fun for Fans with Simulated NBA Game Play

With Sports Cancelled, Jack Supino ’21 Creatively Delivers Fun for Fans with Simulated NBA Game Play

Sports leagues may have shut down across the world due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Jack Supino ’21 found a creative way to hone his play-by-play sportscaster skills while bringing a little live action sports fun to cable access television viewers in Boxford.

Academic News

This Summer, Josh Goldstein ’21 Learns the Ropes from the Best in Financial Services

This Summer, Josh Goldstein ’21 Learns the Ropes from the Best in Financial Services

Josh Goldstein ’21 is among a select cohort of 25 students - including peers from Boston College, Bentley University, Babson College, College of the Holy Cross, Princeton University, Yale University, and the University of Southern California – that are working this summer with global investment banking and wealth management leader, UBS Financial Services.
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.
Transformative Healthcare and Curry College Partner to Create  New Student Training Program in Emergency Medicine

Transformative Healthcare and Curry College Partner to Create New Student Training Program in Emergency Medicine

As part of its commitment to creating relevant, experiential learning opportunities for students, Curry College today announced a partnership with Transformative Healthcare to launch a unique emergency medical technician training program.
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.
School of Nursing Awarded 10-Year CCNE Accreditation

School of Nursing Awarded 10-Year CCNE Accreditation

Curry College announced today that its baccalaureate and graduate degree programs in nursing have been granted reaccreditation through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) through 2030.
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.
College Adds New International Academic Honor Society for Technology

College Adds New International Academic Honor Society for Technology

Curry College recently inducted 17 students and three faculty members to its newly established Delta Chi Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau Honor Society, the premier academic and professional honors group for technology programs.
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.”

Student Success

This Summer, Josh Goldstein ’21 Learns the Ropes from the Best in Financial Services

This Summer, Josh Goldstein ’21 Learns the Ropes from the Best in Financial Services

Josh Goldstein ’21 is among a select cohort of 25 students - including peers from Boston College, Bentley University, Babson College, College of the Holy Cross, Princeton University, Yale University, and the University of Southern California – that are working this summer with global investment banking and wealth management leader, UBS Financial Services.
Curry’s Career Advisors Provide Parachute for Grads Jumping into Uncertain Job Market

Curry’s Career Advisors Provide Parachute for Grads Jumping into Uncertain Job Market

If you consider the pandemic and recent economic downturn a basket of lemons, then the Center for Career Development at Curry College has made much more than lemonade this spring, says Director Kerrie Aborn. Acting quickly in March, the CCD shifted its services online and, in the process, found new creative opportunities for students navigating a historically difficult job market.
With Sports Cancelled, Jack Supino’21 Creatively Delivers Fun for Fans with Simulated NBA Game Play

With Sports Cancelled, Jack Supino ’21 Creatively Delivers Fun for Fans with Simulated NBA Game Play

Sports leagues may have shut down across the world due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Jack Supino ’21 found a creative way to hone his play-by-play sportscaster skills while bringing a little live action sports fun to cable access television viewers in Boxford.
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.
College Adds New International Academic Honor Society for Technology

College Adds New International Academic Honor Society for Technology

Curry College recently inducted 17 students and three faculty members to its newly established Delta Chi Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau Honor Society, the premier academic and professional honors group for technology programs.
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.

Alumni Outcomes

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.
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.

Faculty Accomplishments

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.
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.

Upcoming Events

Players pose for a photo op at the Curry College annual Hockey Golf Outing at the Brookmeadow Country Club in Canton
September 11, 2020
2:00 p.m.
Brookmeadow Country Club, 100 Everendon Rd., Canton, MA 02021