|Volume 13, Issue 7|
Summer vacation has been busy for our students! Follow along as some of them chronicle their summer activities, from surf camp in San Diego to the European Collegiate Baseball League in Oosterhout, Netherlands.
Springfield College welcomes inquires from students interested in transferring from another institution. Transfer students come from two-year and four-year colleges, and they say it’s like they’ve been here all along!
Is yours a Legacy Family? Join other families when they gather on Sept. 27 at the 2014 Family Weekend Legacy Social on the campus.
Tracey Matthews has been appointed dean of the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.
Members of the Physical Therapy Department recently assisted with the Senior Athlete Fitness Exam at the Massachusetts Senior Games hosted on the campus.
The Springfield College Board of Trustees recently re-elected Douglass L. Coupe as chair, Gregory Toczydlowski as vice chair, and James E. Walsh as secretary.
President Cooper Visits Japan, China
President Cooper is currently traveling in Asia as part of a two-week trip to Japan and China. She's visiting and meeting with friends, alumni, dignitaries, YMCAs, and universities in an effort to promote Springfield College's international relations while seeking new opportunities for global partnerships and joint programming. She accompanied the Springfield College men's basketball team on the first half of her trip to Japan, where the team played three games against a Japanese national team in an international friendly competition. The team played in front of crowds of nearly 3,000 in Kyoto, Osaka, and Kobe. President Cooper visited with alumni and friends and the YMCA in Tokyo before traveling to China for a second week of International collaboration.
The Springfield College men's basketball team opened up its international competition by defeating Team Japan, 70-64, in the first game of the Challenge Cup in front of 2,500 fans at Hannaryz Arena.
The Springfield College and Western New England University athletic departments are collaborating to name the annual football game between the two institutions and are asking fans for their input.
Amanda Martin (Bristol, Conn.) recently was honored with All-Academic honors by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Martin was one of 416 women from 126 institutions to earn USTFCCCA honors for her combined academic and athletic accomplishments. Martin, a physical therapy major, earned an impressive GPA of 3.98.
The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2013-14 NABC Honors Court, recognizing men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. The NABC Honors Court recognized three student-athletes from the Springfield College men's basketball team.
The Springfield College women's swimming & diving team was honored by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) and named a 2014 Spring CSCAA Scholar All-America Team.
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Aug. 20, 2014, Boston
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Aug. 30, 2014, Tampa, Fla.
Sept. 27, 2014, Springfield, Mass.
Sept. 20, 2013, Charlotte, N.C.
Oct. 17-19, 2014, Springfield, Mass.