Recognition for WPI

BusinessWeek Ranks WPI MBA Program No. 1 in Nation

BusinessWeek has ranked Worcester Polytechnic Institute number one in the nation for its part-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, and number one in the nation for student satisfaction in the program. Read the news release.

WPI Game Development Major Makes Princeton Review's List of Top 8 Game Design Programs

Worcester Polytechnic Institute's major in target="_self" abp="207">Interactive Media & Game Development (IMGD), the first of its kind in the nation, is one of the top eight game design programs in the United States and Canada, according to a new survey by The Princeton Review. Read the news release.

Princeton Review Names WPI One of Nation's Greenest Schools

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is one of the country's most environmentally responsible colleges and universities, according to The Princeton Review. Read the news release.

WPI Proves to be one of Academia's Biggest Sustainability 'STARS'

WPI has scored high on the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education's STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System) Pilot Survey, for its academic, philosophical, and capital investments in becoming a “green” campus.  Read the news release.

Gold LEED Certification for East Hall

East Hall was awarded LEED® Gold certification in July 2009 from the U.S. Green Building Council. It was also named a Green Building of America Award winner by Construction Communications, and was a winner in the Construction Management Association of America New England Chapter’s "2009 Project of the Year" Awards in the “Building Construction Under $50 Million” category. Read the news release.

Princeton Review Rates WPI's MBA Program in Top 15

WPI’s Master of Business Administration program is one of 15 named in The Princeton Review’s "Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools" in the category of “Finance.” The rating appeared in the April 2009 issue of Entrepreneur, the nation's leading publication for and about entrepreneurs. Read the news release.

NCAA Publication Lauds WPI's Alcohol Abuse Prevention Programs

The NCAA's Best of CHOICES Alcohol Education: 1998-2008 resource publication recognized WPI’s alcohol abuse prevention program as one of the top 10 in the nation during the past decade. Read the news release.

Worcester Chamber of Commerce Lauds WPI's 'Green' Initiatives

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce recognized WPI in December 2008 for the university’s investments in going “green.”  Read the news release.

Forbes.com Ranks WPI 9th in Top Colleges for Getting Rich Survey

A 2008 ranking compiled by Forbes.com recognizing the “Top Colleges for Getting Rich” rated WPI ninth in the nation. Forbes.com based their rankings on the salaries of both recent graduates and those with 10 to 20 years of experience. Read the news release.  

Worcester Business Development Corp. Honors WPI, President Berkey

WPI and President and CEO Dennis D. Berkey received the 2008 Bowditch Award from Worcester Business Development Corp., for the university and Dr. Berkey's visionary leadership in the development of and commitment to Gateway Park. Read the news release. 

U.S. Department of Commerce Lauds Gateway Park

Gateway Park, LLC won the 2007 Excellence in Economic Development Award for Urban or Suburban Economic Development from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Read the news release.

EPA Grants Phoenix Award to Gateway Park

Gateway Park, LLC was named a winner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s prestigious national Phoenix Award in 2007 for its brownfields revitalization project in downtown Worcester. Read the news release.

WPI Ranks No. 2 Nationally in Percentage of Biomedical Engineering Degrees Awarded to Women

The American Society of Engineering Education’s Prism magazine ranked WPI number two in the nation in October 2007 for the percentage of bachelor degrees in biomedical engineering that are awarded to women. Read the news release.

BusinessWeek Ranks WPI Part-time MBA Program No. 1 in Northeast, No. 9 in Nation

WPI ranked number one in the Northeast and number nine in the nation for its part-time Master of Business Administration program by BusinessWeek in 2007. WPI's program also ranked number five nationally in student satisfaction and number four nationally in academic quality. Read the news release. 

WPI's Global Program Cited as National Model by Chronicle of Higher Education

WPI's Global Perspective Program was one of three university programs cited as model approaches for internationalizing engineering education in the June 1, 2007, issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education. Read the news release.

WPI/Mass Academy FIRST Robotics Team is the 2007 World Champion

The FIRST robotics team from the Massachusetts Academy of Mathematics and Sciences at WPI, which is sponsored by the university, walked away with the championship trophy at the FIRST Championship in 2007. Read the news release.

Worcester Community Project Center Honored with Alden Award for Educational Excellence

WPI received the inaugural George I. Alden Award for campus-based educational excellence from the Colleges of Worcester Consortium. The 2007 award recognized the university's Worcester Community Project Center and its director, Rob Krueger, for their contributions to improving the quality of life for citizens of Worcester over the course of nearly a decade. Read the news release. 

WPI Ranks Seventh Among Applied Sciences Universities

WPI was ranked seventh nationally in 2007 among small research universities focusing on applied science in the 2005 Faculty Scholarly Productivity (FSP) Index, a study that compares academic programs at universities based on the scholarly output of their faculty. The university's industrial engineering program was ranked fourth in the nation in the same study. Read the news release.

WPI Listed on Hispanic Outlook Magazine's Publisher's Pick List

WPI was listed on The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine's 2006 national "Publisher's Pick List" for providing significant academic opportunities for Hispanic students. Read the news release.

WPI and WBDC Honored for Restoration of Historic Building at Gateway Park

WPI and Worcester Business Development Corp. received the Silver Hammer Award in 2006 from the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce. The honor recognized the two institutions for their efforts to preserve a historic building as part of the construction of the Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center at Gateway Park in Worcester.  Read the news release.

WPI MBA Program Scores Top 10 Princeton Review Ranking For "Greatest Opportunity for Women"

WPI is one of the top 10 universities in the country that provide the greatest opportunity for women studying in business and management, according to the 2007 business school rankings from The Princeton Review. Read the news release.

Gateway Park: Brownfields Project of the Year Award

WPI received the 2006 James D. P. Farrell Brownfields Project of the Year Award from the Environmental Business Council of New England. Read the news release.

 
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