WORCESTER, MA -- The following resident(s) were part of Becker College's Class of 2015, which graduated during the college's 227th commencement ceremony, held on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the DCU Center in Worcester. Four hundred and forty two students, Becker's largest graduating class ever, were awarded Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, and associate of science degrees.
Tyler R. Roberson, of South Plainfield, received a(n) Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.
Becker College is ranked by The Princeton Review as one of the best 379 colleges in the U.S. With a 99 percent graduate placement rate for employment or further study, Becker serves more than 2,000 students from across the country and around the world. Becker offers a wide range of quality degree programs--from nursing to veterinary science, and a variety of adult learning options--that prepare graduates for the challenges and entrepreneurial opportunities of the 21st century. Becker's undergraduate video game design program has been top-ranked by The Princeton Review for five consecutive years, and is one of only two institutions in New England, and one of five nationally, to maintain this longstanding distinction. In 2011, Becker was designated by state officials as host of the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI). Becker is also ranked first among private undergraduate nursing programs in Massachusetts, with a 100 percent NCLEX pass rate for pre-licensure nursing graduates in 2013. Fifty-four percent of Becker students are enrolled in STEM-based programs of study. With campuses in Worcester and Leicester, Mass., Becker College traces its history from the union of two Massachusetts educational institutions--one founded in 1784 and the other in 1887--and has more than 18,000 alumni worldwide.