Archived Photos of the Day
The Springfield College Athletics Department recently hosted this month’s Maroon Club Student-Athlete Luncheon. This month’s luncheon featured 18 student-athletes who have had outstanding efforts these past several months. Those being honored included: Jon Zirna (Men's Gymnastics), Jen Thompson (Women's Diving), Dylan Foley (Wrestling), Abby Clark (Women's Gymnastics), Ryan Ponce (Men's Gymnastics), Sam Pomroy (Women's Track and Field), Tommy Casper (Wrestling), Kristin Feliu (Women's Gymnastics), Tim Swenson (Men's Basketball), Tamara Tribble (Women's Basketball), Eric Hamrick (Wrestling), Emily Gins (Women's Basketball), Connor Nash (Men's Lacrosse), Kellie Pennington (Women's Swimming), Ryan O'Connell (Men's Track & Field), Gabriella Gaudreault (Women's Track & Field), Nick Sienkiewicz (Men's Basketball), Ava Adamopoulos (Women's Basketball).
The Springfield College Softball Team recently hosted their annual "Hit & Run Breakfast" helping raise funds for their upcoming season. Team members served breakfast for guests in attendance and the morning concluded with numerous raffle prizes awarded to guests. In the photo above are team members along with head coach Julie Perrelli and Springfield College President Mary-Beth Cooper.
Springfield College Art Therapy Program Director Simone Alter-Muri recently appeared on the Wall Street Journal Lunch Break show talking about her research on children's art development and gender typicality. Simone's work was also reviewed in the online edition of the Wall Street Journal.
Boston Globe film critic and author Ty Burr headlined the Springfield College Humanics Oscar Gala on Monday, Feb. 24. In the photo above from left to right are: Springfield College Professor of Humanics Carol Mitchell, Boston Globe Film Critic Ty Burr, and Springfield College President Mary-Beth Cooper.
Author Matthew Goodman recently read from his book "Eighty Days" during a William Simpson Fine Arts Series event on Feb. 11. Goodman is a childhood friend of Associate Professor of Communications Marty Dobrow.
The Springfield College Support Staff Council recently collected hats, scarves, and mittens to donate to the children of DeBerry School. Pictured is staff support co-chair Danielle Griffin and her co-worker Maura Griffin.
Members of the Springfield College Men's Gymnastics Team recently hosted a dinner with team members, coaches, family, and friends in Cheney Hall.
In the photo above, Springfield College School of Human Services Professor Richard Andersen meets Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick. Patrick read Andersen's new book "A Homerun for Bunny" to the youngsters at DeBerry School this week.
In the photo above, President Mary-Beth Cooper attends her first Springfield College graduation event in Charleston, South Carolina on January 17. Twenty nine undergraduates and 20 graduates of the School of Human Services were honored for completing their programs. President Cooper is pictured with Charleston Campus Director/Assistant Dean Elsie Smalls (on the far left), Vice President for Academic Affairs Jean Wyld, Dean of the School of Human Services Bob Willey, and members of the Charleston campus faculty. Chair of the Board of Trustees Doug Coupe was also in attendance.
In the photo above, Springfield College students Vicky Cooley, Meghan Skura and Humanics Professor Carol Mitchell paint a replica "Oscar" that will be featured at the Humanics Oscar Gala. The replica "Oscar" was produced by Computer Graphics and Digital Arts Professor Harold InDelicato using the College's 3D Printer in the MAYA Lab. Boston Globe film critic and author Ty Burr will be headlining the Springfield College Humanics Oscar Gala on Monday, Feb. 24 starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Cleveland E. and Phyllis B. Dodge Room in the campus union.
The Springfield College Club Hockey Team will be hosting a quarterfinal playoff game against W.P.I. on Wednesday, Feb. 12 starting at 7:30 p.m. at Smead Arena, located at 1780 Roosevelt Avenue in Springfield. Admission is free and this is the first time the College has hosted a quarterfinal game in over five years.
In the photo above from left to right are: Gerald Purnell, Tony King, Springfield College School of Human Services Professor Richard Andersen and Springfield College School of Human Services Campus Director Annemarie Frisby Thomas. A reception celebrating the illustrations of Purnell took place at Springfield College on Sunday, Feb. 9, in the William Blizard Gallery. Purnell’s work is featured in Andersen’s new book, “A Homerun for Bunny.” The event is part of a program at Springfield College honoring the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s commencement address at the College. Read More...
In the photo above, Springfield College School of Human Services Professor Richard Andersen (left) and Springfield College Art Professor Ron Maggio (right) set up illustrations in the William Blizard Gallery from Andersen's new book, "A Home Run for Bunny." The William Blizard Gallery is open weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There will be a gallery reception for the author, artist, and public on Sunday, Feb. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday's event is part of the celebration series on campus highlighting the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s commencement speech at Springfield College.
In the photo above, President Mary-Beth Cooper visits the YMCA Volunteerism Conference that was recently hosted on campus by Harry Rock, Erin Friedman and the YMCA student team. More than 50 students attended from 10 different universities from around the United States, including Hawaii. Read More...
In the photo above are members of the Springfield College Pride Dance Team. The squad will be performing in the Pride Dance Team Exhibition on Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Fuller Arts Center.
In a collaboration between the Springfield College Department of Athletics and the students in the Communications/Sports Journalism, the men's basketball team's showdown at WPI this past Saturday was broadcast live on WSCB "The Birthplace," the on-campus radio station. In the photo above, senior Tarek Fattal handles the play-by-play duties.
The Springfield College International Center, International Student Organization, and the Spiritual Life Center recently hosted a celebration for the Chinese New Year at East Campus. Thousands of dumplings were made and friends took part in a festive dinner together. Click here for photo gallery.
In the photo above, Springfield College graduate and former football player Chris Bush (blue shirt) treated current and former Springfield College graduate assistants to an Indiana Pacers National Basketball Association game. Bush is a current corporate tickets sales executive for the Pacers and after the game, he allowed members of the Springfield College family to visit center court.
State and local officials recently joined Springfield College faculty and administrators to kick off the College’s spring semester with discussions about increasing the desirability of the city of Springfield as a place to live, work, study, and recreate. In the photo above, President Mary-Beth Cooper chats with U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal (D-Springfield). Read More...
The Springfield College School of Social Work recently hosted their Spring Semester Kickoff Lecture featuring guest speaker Angelo McClain. McClain (in the photo above on the right) is the Chief Executive Officer for the National Association of Social Workers. Read More...
Members of the Springfield College Backstage from left to right: Adam Stein (Vice President), Shelby Gray (Secretary), Dan Vitetta (Treasurer), and Chloe Norris (President) sign the official contract for this year's spring concert. April will be here before you know it and along with Sti-Yu-Ka, there is also our spring concert April 26. Thanks to the student's feedback, the spring concert performers will be: Click here for opening act; Click here for headline act.
Springfield College Associate Professor of Communications Martin Dobrow presented his lecture entitled, “History at Our Doorstep: The Remarkable Journey of Martin Luther King Jr. to Springfield College,” on Wednesday night in the Fuller Arts Center. The presentation celebrated the 50th anniversary of King’s commencement speech and honorary degree presentation at Springfield College.
The official ribbon-cutting and grand opening of the new Starbucks located in Locklin Hall took place on Tuesday afternoon. John Mailhot (Vice President for Finance and Administration), Jennifer Needle (Aramark), Doug Coupe (Chair of the Board of Trustees), and Mary-Beth Cooper (President of Springfield College) helped lead the opening ceremony. Springfield College Occupational Therapy student Jocelyn Rogers was able to assist holding the ceremonial scissors.
The Springfield College Women's Gymnastic Team, under the leadership of Coach Cheryl Raymond, recently hosted the children from the Springfield College Child Development Center for a morning of physical activity.
iPad training recently took place on campus part of a year long program that is called iEngaged Learning. The program involves over 100 faculty that represent all the schools and departments on campus. Faculty members have volunteered to be part of the program and they receive iPad training from Apple Professional development. The training focuses on how the iPad can be used to enhance student learning and engagement.
Springfield College Education Professor Jen Stratton, along with students Ashley Donato and Lauren Regan, created a multi-lingual panel featuring many different languages that welcome parents and families entering Kensington Elementary School in Springfield.
Springfield College student Chris Walton recently took part in an Education Series Event at the First Tee of Connecticut. Walton, who is currently pursuing the master of science degree in sport and exercise psychology, put together activities for the First Tee of Connecticut's younger participants (ages 5 - 10) during the event. Walton's presentation exposed the participants to the ideas of strength and flexibility in the golf swing.
Springfield College Sport Management and Recreation graduate students recently made a presentation to members of the Sport Commission for the Greater Springfield Visitors and Convention Bureau to help promote the commission's goals moving forward.
Members of the Springfield College Partners Program recently gathered on campus for a special dinner in Cheney Hall, followed by a visit to the men's basketball game at Blake Arena. The Partners Program pairs Springfield College students annually with children from DeBerry and Brookings schools for weekly sessions.
The Springfield College women's basketball team recently defeated Drew University, 67-50, in the championship game of the 2014 Hampton Inn/West Springfield Naismith Classic in Blake Arena.
In the photo above, Springfield College Sport Management and Recreation students (left to right) Ryan DePasquale, Ron Alston and Joe Van Huysen are showcased assisting at a local basketball tournament for Holyoke middle school students at Peck Middle School in Holyoke. The students from the College helped with the organizing and planning of the tournament, which features games being played on each Friday evening through the month of March.
In the photo above, Springfield College English major Ashley Day is seen with United States Senator from Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren. Day is currently completing her internship at Senator Warren's regional office in Springfield.
In the photo above, students from professor Andrew Wilcox's Management of Natural Resources class visit the Quabbin Reservoir. The students have been learning about the history of the Quabbin Reservoir and as part of a culminating course project, the students held a class debate about whether Boston was justified in claiming the natural resources of water and land from the people of the Swift River Valley.
In the photo above, Springfield College President Mary-Beth Cooper visits with members of the YMCA Club on campus during their annual holiday party.
The Springfield College Center for Wellness Education and Research (CWER) recently hosted Tom Naughton in the Cleveland E. and Phyllis B. Dodge Room, writer and director of Fat Head, the popular comedy-documentary about diet and health.
In the photo above, members of the 2013 Springfield College Men's Volleyball Division III National Championship team receive their championship rings during a ceremony at the residence of President Mary-Beth Cooper.
Over 55 alumni and more than 100 students gathered for the 5th Annual Evening of Career Networking in Dodge on Thursday, Dec. 5. Alumni discussed career paths and how their Springfield College experience has helped them along the way. The event was supported by the Office of Alumni Relations and Career Services, Student Alumni Association, and the Pioneer Valley and Eastern Massachusetts Alumni Associations.
The Springfield College Physical Education/Health Education and Exercise Science Departments collaborated with the Springfield Housing Authority (SHA) recently to host more than 80 youngsters on campus for a night of fun, food and games in the Field House. The individuals attending the event were members of the SHA After School Program. Students from the College worked with local kids as part of the program to help promote healthy habits.
As part of the continued celebration of 50 years of women's varsity athletics at Springfield College, members of the '63-'64 women's basketball team were welcomed back to campus recently during a basketball game at Blake Arena. A post game social was held for basketball alumnae and the current team.
In the photo above, Springfield College Archivist Jeff Monseau, Dean of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies Anne Herzog, and Director of the International Center Deb Alm meet with members of the English Department at Beijing Sport University during their recent visit this semester.
In the photo above are recent inductees into the Springfield College educational honor society, Kappa Delta Pi. The inductees were welcomed by the current members and officers along with Jamie Kriger '11. Kriger is a fifth grade teacher at Kensington International School in Springfield. She was honored with the College's first KDP Alumni Award and spoke to members about how Springfield College prepared her for a career in teaching.
In the photo above, members of John Borland's Event Management Class take part in a promotional event highlighting a special fundraiser taking place this Saturday to help raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer research. The event this Saturday will encourage individuals to either cut or shave their hair in support of the St. Baldrick's Foundation. Thank you to Jordan Karnes, Greg Weigert, Amy Bilodeau, and Sean Asnes for the photo.
Through the Inauguration Build-a-Bear event, Springfield College was able to donate bears to children at Shriners Hospital just in time for the holiday season. In the photo above, students (left to right) Paige Moran, Becca Jacobson, and Beth Hayden make the delivery to Shriners Hospital.
In the photo above are students (left to right) Steve Calarco, Emily Fowler, and Cody Benz. All three students represented the Springfield College Applied Exercise Science program in the New England American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM) College Bowl. The team finished a very respectable 4th place out of 19 colleges/universities in the New England region.
Springfield College Physical Education and Health Education Professor Joel Dearing's Facility Design, Operations, and Maintenance in Athletics course do a recreated episode of "The Apprentice" during the fall semester each year. This year the project was the Agawam High School Track Project. Students in the class presented their proposals to guest panelists that included: Agawam High School Director of Athletics David Stratton '87, Agawam Mayor Richard A. Cohen '83, and Track Committee Chair Lou Conte.
In the photo above, Charlene Elver's Humanics Seminar Class recently assisted at WAQY Rock 102's annual Mayflower Marathon, which helps raise food and donations for the Springfield Open Pantry.
Springfield College was well represented at the recent Chamber of Commerce of Greater Springfield Breakfast Club meeting. In attendance were professor Tim Allen, along with Scott Dranka and Laurie Wrona from the Career Center. In the photo above (left to right) are Jeff Ciuffreda, President of the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce; Kevin Sainte, Business Management major; Amelia Skagias, Business Management major; U.S. Representative for Massachusetts's 1st Congressional District Richard Neal; Kelly Larue, Business Management major; Joseph Capossela, Business Management major.
The Springfield College intramural team Maple recently won an extramural basketball tournament. Team members include: Dan Joslyn, Dylan Tully, Mike Adams, James Parady, Brandon Miller, Rob Piano, Shaquor Sandiford, John Hanks, Reed McLean and Mark Goodman.
In the photo above, Springfield College students gather at a recent Club Hockey game and display their pride.
The Springfield College School of Human Services Houston Campus celebrated Humanics in Action Day on November 19 at the Houston Food Bank. The group of Springfield College volunteers included students, faculty, and staff who helped sort and pack food for neighboring children at risk. The Houston Food Bank helps to feed 137,000 each week across the Houston area.
Your Enlightened Side, a new student group focusing on positive attitude and meditation, provided an interactive program for students to reflect on what was bothering them and inviting them to ask, "For what are you thankful?"
Springfield College had multiple Exercise Science and Sport Studies faculty members and several students participate in the Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention recently at the MassMutual Center in Springfield. In the photo above are (first row left to right) Tobie Langsam, Michael Lazzarra, Teri Shigeno, Jess Gagnon, Brendan Hanley, Greg Margolis, Dr. Murray. Back row (left to right) are Chris Williamson, Dan Jones, Han Bin Cho, and Marlon Melville.
In the photo above, Springfield College AmeriCorps Director Shannon Langone interacts with Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, at the AmeriCorps Opening Day Ceremony in Boston.
Paul Schlickmann G'95, director of athletics at Central Connecticut State University, was a recent guest speaker for Athletic Administration graduate students in the Finance in Athletics course. Schlickmann discussed his leadership with the re-branding of CCSU Athletics.
Dr. Margaret Lloyd, English professor and chair of the Humanities Department, read at the launch of her newly published book of poems, Forged Light, on Thursday, Nov. 7th. Over 80 people, including Springfield College students and faculty, attended the reading which took place at the A.P.E. Gallery in Northampton.
Springfield College President Mary-Beth Cooper presents first-year student Clayton Sleator with the Cooper Cup, which was awarded Nov. 14 after the Naismith Original Rules Basketball Game. The class with the most participation points from attending events throughout the week was the winner of the Cup, which was the Class of 2017.
Students participated in a game of Cage Ball on Naismith Green yesterday, and will have a chance to take part in a game of Tug-of-War today at noon on the green. Graduate students earned the most points (560) toward the Cooper Cup yesterday. The Cooper Cup will be awarded tomorrow following the Naismith Original Rules Game, which will take place at noon in Blake Arena.
Coordinator of Intramural and Club Sports Tom St. John and Director of Campus Recreation Dave Hall meet on the course to go over plans for the 5K Fun Run/Walk, part of President Mary-Beth Cooper’s Inauguration celebration, which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m.
The Springfield College community was treated
to a beautiful sunset on campus
overlooking Lake Massasoit Thursday evening.
Andrea Taupier and Marylouise Rollend of Babson Library look through faculty materials before the Faculty and Student Academic Showcase, part of the Inauguration celebration, held on Nov. 15, from 10-11:30 a.m., in Judd Gymnasia. #springfieldinauguration
The Springfield College football team is joining in the White Ribbon Campaign and publicly pledging to never commit, condone, or remain silent about violence against women. There will be a Shattering the Silence to End the Violence event tonight (Nov. 5) at 7 p.m. in the Cleveland E. and Phyllis B. Dodge Room. White Ribbon shirts will be sold for $12 all day in the Richard B. Flynn Campus Union. All proceeds go to the Springfield YWCA victim support programs.
Springfield College graduates Ron Gallagher '76, Tim Gallagher '78 and Don Gallagher '75 recently presented the College with three important World War I posters related to YMCA service. The posters will remain displayed in the Springfield College and YMCA Museum located in Judd Gymnasia.
Springfield College President Mary-Beth Cooper recently visited the Child Development Center reading to the kids and presenting each youngster with a copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, written by Eric Carle.
The Springfield College Child Development Center hosted their annual Trunk or Treat event for the kids on Thursday. Faculty, staff and students helped distribute the goodies to the youngsters.
Happy Halloween! In the photo above, it was Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory day in the Student Health Center as Kelly Smith, Nikki Sauve, Kellyann O'Brien, Cindy English, and Theresa Golonka get in the Halloween spirit. In the photo below, Athletic Training Department members Barclay Dugger and Wayne Rodrigues display their Indiana Jones theme.
Springfield College graduate Adam Perri '12 is pictured above working at the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park.
Stop by the Campus Union on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 to help raise awareness for domestic violence. T-shirts will be sold to benefit the YWCA.
In the photo above are Springfield College Project Sustainability members Michael Chicoine, Liz Tomanio, Julia Cone, Julia Berv, and Jonathan Parrott. Project Sustainability is a new organization on campus making impacts for a greener college. The organization invites the campus community to attend their ice cream social on Wednesday, Oct. 30 starting at 8 p.m. in the Dodge Ballroom. Not pictured are members Bobby Romano and Pat Smith.
Springfield College faculty members Robert Accorsi (left), Sue Guyer (middle), and Michael Accordino (right) were presented with Excellence in Teaching Awards during a luncheon at the Richard B. Flynn Campus Union on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
In the photo above from left to right are Martha Van Allen, President Mary-Beth Cooper, Diane Potter, and Jone Bush sharing a moment together at the beginning of the Symposium on Girls and Women in Sports held on campus this past weekend. Van Allen, Potter, and Bush represent the three head coaches of the inaugural four women's varsity teams at the College.
Springfield College graduates Schuie Diane Schumacher '75 (middle), Diane Potter '57 (right), take time to meet Donna A. Lopiano (left) at Saturday's Springfield College Symposium on Girls and Women in Sports in the Fuller Arts Center. Lopiano, who is the president of Sports Management Resources, was the symposium closing keynote presentation.
In the photo above, members of the Springfield College Women's Volleyball Team celebrate 50 years of Women's Varsity Athletics at the College. The team set a school record this week in their game against WPI for highest hitting percentage at .662!
In the photo above, Psychology Department faculty members Judy Van Raalte and Marjorie Marcotte are pictured with doctoral counseling psychology students Yunjin Lee and Ronald Ma at the New England Psychological Association Conference 2013. Both Van Raalte and Marcotte made presentations at the conference.
In the photo above, Springfield College Archivist Jeff Monseau leads a group of international visitors through a tour of the College museum. The museum will be open this week on Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. and open again on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. New exhibit materials celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Women's Varsity Athletics are now located in the museum.
Springfield College students recently helped raise money for the Rays of Hope Foundation and breast cancer research through the selling of multiple merchandise items on campus. Photo credit to Jeremy Miller.
The Springfield College Sport Management and Recreation Department recently hosted the first part of the 21st Annual Weckwerth Lecture. The guest speaker was the National Football League’s Senior Vice President for Labor Relations, Peter Ruocco
Congratulations Joel Dearing! - Springfield College Physical Education Professor and former men’s and women’s volleyball head coach, Joel Dearing, will receive the Volleyball Hall of Fame Mintonette Award Friday evening. Created in 1996, the Mintonette Medallion of Merit is awarded in recognition of significant individual achievement. In the photo above, the Mayor of Holyoke Alex Morse presents Dearing with a Proclamation from the city Thursday night at the Mayor’s Reception.
The Springfield College Physician Assistant Program hosted the annual White Coat Ceremony inside the Fuller Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 11. The White Coat Ceremony commemorates the formal presentation of the white lab coat for physician assistant students as they begin working with patients in hospitals.
In the photo above, Springfield College Sport Management and Recreation Professor Christie George (left) recently hosted a group of Paralympic and education officials from Azerbaijan to discuss Therapeutic recreation programming and disability educational opportunities for their country. Springfield College Sport Management and Recreation Professor Kevin McAllister (center) was also in attendance to discuss the Americans with Disability Act and issues regarding the Paralympic movement in the United States.
In the photo above, Springfield College students Tarek Fattal and Jonathan Santer work with communications professor Kyle Belanger during home football games, which are broadcast live on Sports Radio 1450 AM.
Springfield College Director of Marketing and Communications Steve Roulier brings a little Pride to Kona, Hawaii. Roulier competed in the World Ironman Championship on Saturday, Oct. 12 finishing with a time of 11:14:28. Congratulations Steve!!
The photo above was taken during the Family Weekend golf tournament. From left to right are Tom St John, Jorelito Terenco, Buzzy Ernst '74, Ericka Terencio '17, Howie Gilson '74, Andrew Abraham '17, Stephen Abraham, Kyle Beynor '17, Tristan Simonds, Peter Beynor, Mike Beynor, Jim O'Dea, Mike O'Dea '14, Joe Taggert '14, Dave Taggert, Jonny Womboldt, Mike Friedland, Steve Friedland '15.
The Springfield College men's lacrosse team recently co-hosted a clinic with St. Lawrence University for players of all ages at Glens Falls High School in Glens Falls, New York. The clinic was followed by a fall scrimmage between the Pride and the Saints.
Springfield College Family Weekend 2013 recently took place with students having an opportunity to enjoy some time on campus with their families. A variety of entertainment was provided including: athletic events, social dinners, and family activities.
In the photo above, Springfield College Athletic Administration Graduate Program Director Joel Dearing leads his Facility Design, Operations and Maintenance in Athletics class through a tour at the University of Connecticut Burton Family Football Center. Springfield College graduate Kirsten Britton (UConn Director of Event Management) helped guide the tour, which highlighted the LEED certification features that the class studies as part of the course.
In the photo above, Springfield College Director of Marketing and Communications Steve Roulier is greeted by Springfield College President Mary-Beth Cooper during a send-off ceremony as Roulier prepares to compete at the Ironman National Championships in Kona, Hawaii on October 12. Good luck Steve!!
In the photo above, Springfield College senior business major Matt Artigliere (left) helps a group of fellow students review for a test Thursday morning in the student union.
In the photo above, members of the Springfield College Women's Volleyball Team get ready to assist at the 2013 Humanics in Action Day!
The Springfield College School of Social Work recently celebrated 25 years of Inspiring Social Work Leaders: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. In the photo above (left to right), Dean of the School of Social Work Francine Vecchiolla poses with panelists Lorna Little, Maria Ligus, Katherine Wilson, keynote speaker Charles H. Rucks, Lan Katz, and Andrew Balder.
In the photo above, Springfield College Visual and Performing Arts graduate Carmen Oyola Callender leads her class at Zanetti School in Springfield through a music presentation for Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno. Callender is also a current student in the Springfield College Educational Studies Master's Degree Program.
In the photo above, Springfield College students Alissa Burian, Kim DiManna, Lynsey Majka, Lauren Peladeau, and Jessica Lajoie help out during the 2013 Humanics in Action Day.
In the photo above, Springfield College President Mary-Beth Cooper, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and members of the Springfield College Admissions Staff take time to visit longtime Humanics in Action Day participant Willie Mae Gadson's residence. This is the third straight year admissions staff members have visited Gadson's home on HIA day.
In the photo above (left to right), Springfield College Archivist Jeff Monseau, Dean, School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies Anne Herzog, Director of the International Center Deb Alm, and Springfield College former visiting scholar Li Xiaofen attend the 60th Anniversary celebration at Beijing Sport University, one of the longest institutional partners of the College.
Springfield College Athletic Training faculty and students in collaboration with the Injury Prevention Department at Baystate Hospital recently presented a workshop on fall prevention. Over 25 participants from Baystate Hospital's "Senior Class" of active adults attended the event. Participants were screened for fall risk using the Biodex Balance System and received instruction on daily exercises to perform in order to increase balance and reduce the risk of falls.
In the photo above, Springfield College computer graphic students (left to right) Jordan Maire and Jamie Swimm lead their classmates through a demonstration of the new 3d printer. Photo credit to Springfield College Director of Computer Graphics/Digital Arts Ruth West.
Members of the Springfield College Public Safety Department hosted a special picnic and barbecue on Friday night for individuals participating in the Ride to Remember bike ride. The ride honors fallen police officers and will take place on Saturday starting in Springfield and concluding in Boston. Hundreds of participants and volunteers gathered for free food donated by Aramark. Performance Food Group, 90 Meat Outlet, Sweet Life, Ben and Jerry's and Walgreen's also donated to the event. Fallen Western Massachusetts police officers Kevin Ambrose and Jose Torres and their families were honored during the evening.
Members of Springfield College's Hillel and some friends from campus recently gathered to build a sukkah and celebrate the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.
In the photo above are Springfield College Student Occupational Therapy Association members taking part in a research project in the campus union. From left to right are students Karly Barrett (senior), Julie Baker (graduate student), Karleigh Bradbury (senior) and Andrea Camelio (graduate student) weighing backpacks and providing info on the effects of wearing a heavy backpack. Photo credit to MarCom's Gina Ricciardi.
In the photo above (left to right) are Springfield College students senior Ashley Day, graduate student Matthew McGrath, and sophomores Kelsey Wenstrom and Desiree Villeneuve taking time to help in the student volunteers office as they plan for Humanics in Action Day September 26. Photo credit to MarCom's Gina Ricciardi.
In the photo above are Springfield College dancers Melanie Ryder, Mikaela Beth, Meghan Porter and Moriah Billups taking time to promote their club on the Naismith Green.
Prior to kick-off of the 2013 opening home football game this past Saturday, three Springfield College coaching legends exchanged stories at Stagg Field. Left to right are former head wrestling coach Doug Parker (1955-1990), former head football coach Ted Dunn (1958-1975) and current head football coach since 1984, Mike DeLong.
The Springfield College Career Center recently hosted a job fair for students looking for work-study positions on campus. More than 300 students were able to sample job options from 18 departments on campus.
The William Simpson Fine Arts Series has started on campus with the art exhibition entitled, Scratching the Surface, which is currently taking place in the William Blizard Gallery until October 3. There will be a reception for artist Julie Fraenkel open to the public on September 15 from 3 to 5 p.m. In the photo above, art professor Ronald Maggio shows students Alexandra Barber and Alexandra Gilson some of the exhibits on display.
Members of the Springfield College Child Development Center recently took part in National Assisted Living Week by visiting Reed's Landing on Wilbraham Road. In the photo above, Michelle Beauregard, a teacher in the Pre-K classroom at the Springfield College Child Development Center reads to youngsters visiting the residents at Reed's Landing. National Assisted Living Week runs from September 8 through September 14.
Springfield College second-year student and AmeriCorps literacy tutor Kiersten Robson interacts with pre-K students at Square One on Main Street in downtown Springfield. Literacy tutors from the Springfield College Student Success Corps will provide early literacy interventions and support at both the Main Street and King Street Square One locations.
The Springfield College School of Social Work recently hosted the Weekend Program Convocation for the Fall 2013 semester inside the Appleton Auditorium at the Fuller Arts Center. In the photo above, members of the MSW class of 2014 display their pride by wearing the official colors of Springfield College.
Springfield College School of Social Work Student Organization Officers Emily Moskowitz, Sarah Antosik, Lindsey Steele, Gabrielle Keegan, and Rebecca Nieb take time to meet with SSW students prior to the start of the recent SSW Weekday Program Convocation at the Brennan Center.
Springfield College students (left to right) Sara Carpentieri and Mackenzie Mann get ready to attend the first day of classes on campus.
Springfield College President Mary-Beth Cooper welcomed the class of 2017 to campus on Friday, Aug. 30 during the New Student Assembly at Blake Arena.
Springfield College President Mary-Beth Cooper welcomed faculty and staff back to campus during the All College Meeting.
In the photo above are leaders of the Springfield College Pre-Camp Program, a student-run program for first-year students to help them get a head-start in making new friends, familiarizing themselves with the college experience, and gaining a sense of self assurance and confidence. The Pre-Camp Program started on Tuesday and will continue until Friday.
The new Springfield College archway located on Alden Street was installed on Tuesday, Aug. 27. The College letters are expected to be painted on the archway starting on Wednesday, Aug. 28.
In the photo above, Springfield College strength and conditioning students Frank Spinelli, Sean Conaty and Brendan Ramsey take time out of their internship schedule to take a photo with current Buffalo Bills Strength and Conditioning Assistant Dan Liburd. Spinelli, Conaty and Ramsey interned with the National Football League's Buffalo Bills this summer.
In the photo above, Springfield College Student Affairs staff members take a tour of the residence halls on campus as time inches closer to the opening of the fall semester.
Springfield College hosted the 10th annual Block Party on the Hill on Thursday, Aug. 22 in Cheney Hall. Springfield College once again partnered with the Old Hill and Upper Hill Neighborhood Councils, HAPHousing, and the Partnership for the Renewal of Old Hill in hosting the event.
Springfield College is hosting a group of students this week from Nihon University located in Tokyo, Japan. The leader of the group of 20 is Masanori Takahashi (front row on the left), a former exchange visitor at Springfield College in 2007. The students will participate in sport related activities during their visit, including East Campus activities with current international students at the College.
In the photo above, Springfield College AmeriCorps members take time out of their busy schedule to gather on the steps of the Richard B. Flynn Campus Union for a group photo during AmeriCorps Orientation Week on campus.
The photo above was taken at the recent Springfield College School of Human Services Manchester Campus Spirit Day. All of the students and faculty at the SHS campus in Manchester, N.H. celebrated the day with the Springfield College mascot. Springfield College SHS representatives also visited the local YMCA and Head Start Child Care Centers as part of their summer community outreach program.
Springfield College hosted the seventh annual Springfield Youth Olympics at Blake Track on Saturday, Aug. 10. The College, YMCA of Greater Springfield, and the YMCA of Greater Hartford jointly entertained approximately 500 youths participating in track, field, and other sport competitions.
The photo above showcases the new custom made shelving and cabinets, as well as the new countertops recently installed in Gulick Hall on campus. Students arriving in just three weeks will be able to see the completion of multiple renovation projects on campus as the College continues to make the student experience first class.
Springfield College's next president, Mary-Beth Cooper, center, spent two days on campus this past week. Cooper met with current president Richard B. Flynn, right, who is retiring at the end of the month after a successful 14 and a half year presidency, and Chair of the Board of Trustees Doug Coupe. Cooper officially begins in late August.
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