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Curry Magazine: Navigating the Pandemic - Safe, Healthy and Together

In the latest issue of Curry Magazine, learn more about how our College navigated the pandemic crisis last spring, our work to safely re-open campus this fall, and how we continue to work to ensure our students’ health and their success under even the most extraordinary of circumstances.
Curry Community Takes Up New Pandemic Pastimes

Curry Community Takes Up New Pandemic Pastimes

While safeguarding the community, members of the Curry community picked up new hobbies to combat a year full of challenges.
College Amid COVID: Students Reflect on Fall Semester

College Amid COVID: Students Reflect on Fall Semester

"If this semester has taught me anything, it's to cherish my loved ones and the power of perseverance."
From Pupil to Pro: Students Work as Interns During Winter Break

From Pupil to Pro: Students Work as Interns During Winter Break

Many Curry College students used the extended winter term to pursue new internship opportunities, including work in education, media production, and information technology, among other fields.
Where Are They Now? Class of 2020 Checks In

Where Are They Now? Class of 2020 Checks In

Wondering what our newest graduates are up to? Check out our newest photo story profiling a handful of our 2020 graduates.
Year in Review: Our Top 20 News Stories in 2020

Year in Review: Our Top 20 News Stories in 2020

2020 was a year unlike any other in our College’s long history. Yet, despite the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Curry continued to advance with new and exciting programming, initiatives, and partnerships. Our students, faculty, and alumni also experienced unique success and showed their remarkable resilience this year. As we look forward to 2021, here are the top 20 stories from an unforgettable year.
Brittany Soares '21 Teaches Coding Class for High School Students in Somerville

Brittany Soares '21 Teaches Coding Class for High School Students in Somerville

Last week, Brittany Soares '21 offered her programming expertise to guest teach high school students at Somerville High School as part of its annual Hour of Code event.
To Aid Boston Restaurant Group, MBA Cohort Presents New Business Models for Success in Age of COVID

To Aid Boston Restaurant Group, MBA Cohort Presents New Business Models for Success in Age of COVID

Amidst closures and restrictions, the restaurant industry has been among those hit hardest by the global health crisis this year. To help, a team of 11 MBA candidates in the Curry College 2020 cohort used their culminating Capstone project this fall to provide new research, best practices, and recommendations.
Produce, Present & Publish: Curry Faculty Honors this Fall

Produce, Present & Publish: Curry Faculty Honors this Fall

Faculty at Curry College are not only dedicated educators and caring mentors to students, they are also among the leading scholars, scientists, artists and trailblazers in their disciplines. Curry faculty are regularly published in notable academic publications, quoted as experts in the media, and applauded among peers at prestigious industry conferences.

Academic News

Curry Magazine Homepage collage of students in masks

Curry Magazine: Navigating the Pandemic - Safe, Healthy and Together

In the latest issue of Curry Magazine, learn more about how our College navigated the pandemic crisis last spring, our work to safely re-open campus this fall, and how we continue to work to ensure our students’ health and their success under even the most extraordinary of circumstances.
Year in Review: Our Top 20 News Stories in 2020

Year in Review: Our Top 20 News Stories in 2020

2020 was a year unlike any other in our College’s long history. Yet, despite the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Curry continued to advance with new and exciting programming, initiatives, and partnerships. Our students, faculty, and alumni also experienced unique success and showed their remarkable resilience this year. As we look forward to 2021, here are the top 20 stories from an unforgettable year.
To Aid Boston Restaurant Group, MBA Cohort Presents New Business Models for Success in Age of COVID

To Aid Boston Restaurant Group, MBA Cohort Presents New Business Models for Success in Age of COVID

Amidst closures and restrictions, the restaurant industry has been among those hit hardest by the global health crisis this year. To help, a team of 11 MBA candidates in the Curry College 2020 cohort used their culminating Capstone project this fall to provide new research, best practices, and recommendations.
Female Industry Leaders Pave the Way for Aspiring Sport and Recreation Students

Female Industry Leaders Pave the Way for Aspiring Sport and Recreation Students

Last week, students from the College’s Sport and Recreation program gathered virtually for the “Women in Sports” panel hosted by the Commonwealth Coast Conference, which featured five female trailblazers in the sport industry.
Solanyel Perez ’19 Teams with Education Program to Help Future Teachers Think Critically About Race

Solanyel Perez ’19 Teams with Education Program to Help Future Teachers Think Critically About Race

A few days before the Thanksgiving break, former Education major and current East Boston teacher Solanyel Perez ’19 returned (virtually) to the Curry community to facilitate a challenging and honest conversation with education students on racism and bias in today’s K-12 classrooms.
Bugs Don't Lie: Student Researchers Explore Forensic Entomology

Bugs Don't Lie: Student Researchers Explore Forensic Entomology

In a unique independent research project this fall, three Curry students - Ismae Bailey '21, Alyssa Rocha '21, and Mackenzie Vieira '23 – got firsthand experience studying how insects interact with decomposing remains, to learn how their behavior and biology can help forensic investigators ascertain valuable information from a crime scene.
New White-Collar Crime Minor Prepares Criminal Justice, Business Majors for Booming Job Sector

New White-Collar Crime Minor Prepares Criminal Justice, Business Majors for Booming Job Sector

This week, Curry College’s Business and Criminal Justice programs partnered to add a new five-course minor in White-Collar Crime offering business, accounting, and criminal justice students a direct career path to one of the fastest-growing job sectors today.
 By Joining the ‘Massachusetts Guarantee,’ Curry College Provides Community College Students a Transfer Pathway to a Four-Year Degree

By Joining the ‘Massachusetts Guarantee,’ Curry College Provides Community College Students a Transfer Pathway to a Four-Year Degree

Curry College announced today that it joins the Massachusetts Independent College Transfer Guarantee - a statewide effort to establish systematic transfer pathways between Massachusetts community colleges and the state’s four-year independent institutions.
A New Home for Curry Creatives

A New Home for Curry Creatives

Walk through the third floor of the Kennedy Academic Building this year and you’ll see creative artists and designers at work in the new industry-inspired open-plan design studio.

Student Success

Curry Magazine Homepage collage of students in masks

Curry Magazine: Navigating the Pandemic - Safe, Healthy and Together

In the latest issue of Curry Magazine, learn more about how our College navigated the pandemic crisis last spring, our work to safely re-open campus this fall, and how we continue to work to ensure our students’ health and their success under even the most extraordinary of circumstances.
Curry Community Takes Up New Pandemic Pastimes

Curry Community Takes Up New Pandemic Pastimes

While safeguarding the community, members of the Curry community picked up new hobbies to combat a year full of challenges.
College Amid COVID: Students Reflect on Fall Semester

College Amid COVID: Students Reflect on Fall Semester

"If this semester has taught me anything, it's to cherish my loved ones and the power of perseverance."
From Pupil to Pro: Students Work as Interns During Winter Break

From Pupil to Pro: Students Work as Interns During Winter Break

Many Curry College students used the extended winter term to pursue new internship opportunities, including work in education, media production, and information technology, among other fields.
Where Are They Now? Class of 2020 Checks In

Where Are They Now? Class of 2020 Checks In

Wondering what our newest graduates are up to? Check out our newest photo story profiling a handful of our 2020 graduates.
Year in Review: Our Top 20 News Stories in 2020

Year in Review: Our Top 20 News Stories in 2020

2020 was a year unlike any other in our College’s long history. Yet, despite the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Curry continued to advance with new and exciting programming, initiatives, and partnerships. Our students, faculty, and alumni also experienced unique success and showed their remarkable resilience this year. As we look forward to 2021, here are the top 20 stories from an unforgettable year.
Brittany Soares '21 Teaches Coding Class for High School Students in Somerville

Brittany Soares '21 Teaches Coding Class for High School Students in Somerville

Last week, Brittany Soares '21 offered her programming expertise to guest teach high school students at Somerville High School as part of its annual Hour of Code event.
To Aid Boston Restaurant Group, MBA Cohort Presents New Business Models for Success in Age of COVID

To Aid Boston Restaurant Group, MBA Cohort Presents New Business Models for Success in Age of COVID

Amidst closures and restrictions, the restaurant industry has been among those hit hardest by the global health crisis this year. To help, a team of 11 MBA candidates in the Curry College 2020 cohort used their culminating Capstone project this fall to provide new research, best practices, and recommendations.
Female Industry Leaders Pave the Way for Aspiring Sport and Recreation Students

Female Industry Leaders Pave the Way for Aspiring Sport and Recreation Students

Last week, students from the College’s Sport and Recreation program gathered virtually for the “Women in Sports” panel hosted by the Commonwealth Coast Conference, which featured five female trailblazers in the sport industry.

Alumni Outcomes

Curry Magazine Homepage collage of students in masks

Curry Magazine: Navigating the Pandemic - Safe, Healthy and Together

In the latest issue of Curry Magazine, learn more about how our College navigated the pandemic crisis last spring, our work to safely re-open campus this fall, and how we continue to work to ensure our students’ health and their success under even the most extraordinary of circumstances.
Solanyel Perez ’19 Teams with Education Program to Help Future Teachers Think Critically About Race

Solanyel Perez ’19 Teams with Education Program to Help Future Teachers Think Critically About Race

A few days before the Thanksgiving break, former Education major and current East Boston teacher Solanyel Perez ’19 returned (virtually) to the Curry community to facilitate a challenging and honest conversation with education students on racism and bias in today’s K-12 classrooms.
Program for Advancement of Learning Celebrates 50 Years

Program for Advancement of Learning Celebrates 50 Years

This fall, the pioneering Program for Advancement of Learning marks its 50th anniversary. Since the launch of PAL in 1970 by Dr. Gertrude Webb, hundreds of students have experienced true “life-changing” transformations moving from underestimating their academic potential to becoming competent, effective, independent learners.
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.

Faculty Accomplishments

Curry Magazine Homepage collage of students in masks

Curry Magazine: Navigating the Pandemic - Safe, Healthy and Together

In the latest issue of Curry Magazine, learn more about how our College navigated the pandemic crisis last spring, our work to safely re-open campus this fall, and how we continue to work to ensure our students’ health and their success under even the most extraordinary of circumstances.
Curry Community Takes Up New Pandemic Pastimes

Curry Community Takes Up New Pandemic Pastimes

While safeguarding the community, members of the Curry community picked up new hobbies to combat a year full of challenges.
Produce, Present & Publish: Curry Faculty Honors this Fall

Produce, Present & Publish: Curry Faculty Honors this Fall

Faculty at Curry College are not only dedicated educators and caring mentors to students, they are also among the leading scholars, scientists, artists and trailblazers in their disciplines. Curry faculty are regularly published in notable academic publications, quoted as experts in the media, and applauded among peers at prestigious industry conferences.
Dr. Desiree Hensel Again Featured for Leading Best Practice on Teaching Clinical Judgement

Dr. Desiree Hensel Again Featured for Leading Best Practice on Teaching Clinical Judgement

School of Nursing Dean Dr. Desiree Hensel is again featured as one of the leading academic experts on integrating clinical judgment skill development, including critical thinking and decision making in nursing education today.
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.

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