Author Institute Returns This June Discover the inside world of authors through presentations, roundtable discussions and engaging activities at the 18th Annual Author Institute. Mullin Receives Freelander Award Long-time supporter Robert Mullin ’53, ’56, Ed.D., received the 2018 I. Robert Freelander Award at the Golden Graduates luncheon. Dinner with Strangers (Slideshow) Students joined President Barry M. Maloney and alumni for a dinner that allowed them to network with professionals in a variety of fields. All Sport Lancer Alumni Day Worcester State University and Lancer Athletics are excited to announce the first All Sport Lancer Alumni Day on April 21. Basketball Alumna Succeeding in Life After setting records as a student-athlete at Worcester State, Meaghan Burns is succeeding as a full-time nurse and a member of the Army Reserves. Theater as a Development Tool Visiting Professor Marcellinus Okhakhu, Ph.D., applied the principles of Theater for Development to the Main South and Worcester State University communities. Responding to the World’s Crises Stephanie Kayden, M.D., challenged students to get involved in responding to global disasters and humanitarian crises in the latest Bridge to Excellence lecture. Foundation Gives Thanks In this season of giving, Worcester State Foundation offers thanks to donors, whose support for students continues to grow. Help Plan Reunion 2018, May 18-19 The Office of Alumni is currently seeking members of the classes of 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, and 2007-17 to join special Reunion Planning Committees New Home for Hockey Christened More than 175 alumni and students cheered on the hockey team during its home opener at the Lancers’ new home, the Worcester Ice Center. (Slideshow) New AAAB Members Named Five alumni were recently elected to the Alumni Association’s Advisory Board: Kurt M. Correia ’16, Theresa Dorsey-Potts ’73, Daniel Duclos ’11, David Meyers ’76, and Beth Sannella ’69. 100 Males 'Bound for Greatness' More than 90 Worcester high school students recently completed the first installment of the Worcester-based 100 Males to College program. Mahoney Named Fellow of the Year Joan “Jay” Mahoney is one of two Enactus faculty advisors from around the country to receive the 2017 Jack Kahl Entrepreneurial Leadership Award. Reunion Revamp Coming Soon Reunion weekend is being revamped for 2018 to coincide with the undergraduate Commencement ceremony, which is scheduled for Saturday, May 19. Awards, Accolades, and Honors Celebrate the wonderful things Worcester State students, faculty and staff do wonderful things every day! From research to presentations and more, see recent noteworthy accomplishments here.