Report from Springfield College
REUNION 2004! Reunion 2004 is taking place this weekend. The Class of 1974 has provided resources that will enable us to Web cast the Parade of Classes, which may be viewed at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 12. To view, click here at parade time. To view pictures following reunion, click here. (In the meantime, revisit Reunion 2003.)
PRINCETON REVIEW SELECTS YMCAs AMONG "BEST ENTRY-LEVEL JOBS" FOR COLLEGE GRADS America's YMCAs rank among the top organizations and companies in the U.S. for college grads to launch their careers, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company ranks America's Ys among the 66 great places to work, in its recently published book, Best Entry-Level Jobs (Random House / Princeton Review Books, April 2004). In researching the book, authors interviewed Paul Katz, director of YMCA relations at Springfield College. Read more...
COLLEGE ARCHIVIST SELECTED Paige Roberts, currently of Portsmouth, N.H., has been named Springfield College Archivist. Roberts received a master's degree in library and information science with a concentration in archives management from Simmons College in May. She also holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from George Washington University. While a student at Simmons, she worked as an intern in the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections. Prior to that, Roberts served as executive director for both the Historical Society in Beverly, Mass., and the Immigrant City Archives in Lawrence, Mass. She will fill the position left vacant with the recent retirement of archivist Gerald Davis.
View the Administration Green and the new residence hall construction via our Web cams.
June 14, Springfield, Mass.
Learning in Later Life Class Reunion at the Brennan Conference Center from 1 to 4 p.m. Information is available by calling 413.748.5287.
June 26, Springfield, Mass.
Retirement party for Dottie Potter Zenaty, Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics, associate professor of physical education, and field hockey coach. More information is available by calling 413.748.3333.
For the events calendar, click here.
JAROSZEWICZ, ACCIAIOLI ARE ALL-AMERICANS IN TRACK & FIELD Springfield College senior Pawel Jaroszewicz (East Longmeadow, Mass.) capped an amazing senior season by earning All-America honors in the 400 meters at the NCAA Division III Men's Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Millikin University. Read more...
PAUL PURDY AND TAYLOR BROWN NAMED HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICANS IN MEN'S LACROSSE Springfield College senior attackman Paul Purdy (Brewster, N.Y.) and sophomore attackman Taylor Brown (Portsmouth, R.I.) were named honorable mention STX/USILA Division III All-Americans after leading the Pride to its fourth Pilgrim Lacrosse League Championship and NCAA Tournament berth in the last five years. Read more...
KATIE HAWKE NAMED HEAD WOMEN'S LACROSSE COACH Katie Hawke has been appointed head women's lacrosse coach and assistant professor of physical education at Springfield College. Read more...
FORMER MEN'S BASKETBALL STAR MICHAEL PARKER SIGNS WITH TOP GERMAN TEAM Former Springfield College men's basketball star Michael Parker '02 has signed with BG Dorsten, a German professional basketball team based in Dorsten, Germany. Read more.
For information on this week's contests and scores, visit the Athletics Web site, or call the Sports Information Hotline at 413.748.3987.
June 18, Baltimore, Md.
Alumni Social in conjunction with the National Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium. Come congratulate Charles Redmond '68, G'71 who will be inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame.
July 21, Westborough, Mass.
EMAA "Wine Tasting Dinner" at the Naked Fish Restaurant
Host: David Boyle '83, Vice President of Martignetti Companies
July 23 - 24, Springfield, Mass.
Men's and Women's Track & Field and Cross Country Reunion
August 1, San Diego, Calif.
San Diego alumni association presents San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
August 15, Flushing, N.Y.
GNYCAA, NJAA and CTAA present New York Mets vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
August 20 - 21, Springfield, Mass.
Men's Lacrosse Reunion
August 28, Boston, Mass.
EMAA presents Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers
October 14 - 15, Springfield, Mass.
October 15 -17, Springfield, Mass.
For more information, contact the Springfield College Office of Alumni Relations staff at 413.748.3161 or via e-mail Alumni@spfldcol.edu. For the full schedule, click here.