News from Springfield College
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SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE WINS STATE APPROVAL FOR DOCTORAL PROGRAM IN PHYSICAL THERAPY Springfield College has announced that it will offer a doctor of physical therapy program beginning this fall. Read more.
SC AWARDED NCAA DIVISION III WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS The National College Athletic Association (NCAA) has awarded Springfield College, the Birthplace of Basketball, the 2006 and 2007 NCAA Division III Women's Basketball National Championships. Read more.
PHYSICAL EDUCATORS CONVENE IN SPRINGFIELD TACKLING PROBLEMS OF CHILD OBESITY AND POOR NUTRITION As obesity reaches epidemic proportions in the United States, more than 1,000 professionals in physical education, recreation, health, and dance from 13 northeastern states convened in Springfield this month. Read more.
SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE PROFESSOR ON NATIONAL TELEVISION Springfield College Professor of Physical Education Mimi Murray recently appeared on NBC television's "The Jane Pauley Show." Read more.
DICK GREGORY, CIVIL RIGHTS COMEDIAN AND ACTIVIST, SPEAKS AT SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE Dick Gregory, the African-American comedian and civil right activist who was on the frontline in the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, spoke at a student forum on Feb. 1 in Appleton Auditorium of Fuller Arts Center. Read more.
SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE IN SUPER BOWL XXXIX Springfield College was again well represented in this year's Super Bowl between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots. Read more.
HOGAN ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION Dr. M. Ben Hogan, vice president for student affairs, has announced his resignation, citing health reasons. Read more.
Dr. Kenneth L. McEwen'43, alumnus, former corporator of Springfield College, and Tarbell Medallion recipient, died Feb. 4, 2005. McEwen served as a corporator from 1961 through 2000, and was an active member of the student affairs committee throughout his years of service to the board. He was chair of the Alumni Fund in 1946, and was a member of the Alumni Council, leading his class fund-raising and reunion activities. He received the Tarbell Medallion in 1973. McEwen was a radiologist in the greater Springfield, Mass., area for many years. He leaves his wife Jane and their three daughters and grandchildren.
SUMMIT ON POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT THROUGH SPORT TO BE HELD IN MARCH The National Football Foundation (NFF) Center for Youth Development Through Sport at Springfield College will partner with the College's Conference on Counseling Athletes to host the Summit on Positive Youth Development Through Sport March 18 through 21, 2005, at the Springfield Marriott in downtown Springfield, Mass. Read more.
KARPOVICH LECTURE Andrew Zimbalist, Ph.D., will present "Sports, Stadiums, and Economic Development" at the 2005 Peter V. Karpovich Lecture Monday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. in Appleton Auditorium, Fuller Arts Center. Read more.
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MEN'S BASKETBALL STAYS HOT, DOWNS WPI, 88-71 Read more.
MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING DOWNS BABSON IN REGULAR-SEASON FINALE Read more.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL OVERRUNS CLARK, 86-67 Read more.
NO. 3 MEN'S VOLLEYBALL COMES BACK TO DEFEAT PRINCETON, 3-2, ON MUELLER'S RECORD-BREAKING NIGHT Read more.
Feb. 19, Bradenton, Fla.
Annual Meeting for the Suncoast Alumni Association
Feb. 26, Annapolis, Md.
Springfield College Men’s Gymnastics Meet, Tour, and Lunch at the U.S. Naval Academy
Mar. 5, Jupiter, Fla.
Florida East Coast Alumni Association presents St. Louis Cardinals vs. Florida Marlins
Mar. 5, Plymouth, N.H.
NHAA presents a day of skiing at Tenney Mt. Ski Resort
March 6, 2005, Portland, Maine
Portland Pirates vs. Worcester Ice Cats, Cumberland County Civic Center
Mar. 13, Ft. Myers, Fla.
Suncoast Alumni Association presents the Minnesota Twins vs. the World Champion Boston Red Sox
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Apr. 2, Springfield, Mass.
Pioneer Valley Alumni Association presents an evening at the Best of Broadway
Sunday, Apr. 3, Boston, Mass.
Eastern Mass. Alumni Association presents Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76'ers
For more information, contact the Springfield College Office of Alumni Relations staff at (413) 748-3161 or via email. For the full schedule, click here.