Report from Springfield College
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SC CELEBRATES $700,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING
Springfield College President Richard B. Flynn and United States Congressman Richard E. Neal (D-Mass.) led a campus celebration at Blake Arena formally announcing $700,000 in federal funding toward the costs of a new Springfield College Field House.
SC TO EXPAND GRADUATE EVENING PROGRAMS THIS SUMMER
Springfield College will expand its range of evening classes for master's degrees and also for several programs that prepare graduate students for state licensure or professional certificates, beginning this summer.
THERESE RANDO, GRIEF AND LOSS EXPERT, TO LEAD SC CONFERENCE
Dr. Therese A. Rando, internationally known grief and complicated mourning researcher, author, teacher and clinician, will give the keynote address at Springfield College's conference on "Grief & Loss: Enriching Community Practice Skills," March 19, 2004, 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Brennan Center, 45 Island Pond Rd., Springfield.
HILL SPEAKS ON SOCIAL WORK IN ACTION
Celebrating Social Work Month, the Springfield College School of Social Work presented a lecture by Anthony C. Hill, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., on "Transforming the Lives of All Children: Social Work in Action in Public Education" on March 9 at the college's Brennan Center.
BOSTON CAMPUS, SC SCHOOL OF HUMAN SERVICES MOVES
The Boston Campus of the Springfield College School of Human Services relocated to expanded quarters at the newly remodeled Schrafft Center in February after outgrowing its facilities at the Boston YMCA.
View the Administration Green and the new residence hall construction via our Web cams.
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William Simpson Fine Arts Series
April 12 - 23
Undergrad Computer Graphic, Art Ed and Art Therapy, Studio Art Majors Show
William Blizard Gallery
Reception for the artists and public
April 18, 2 - 4 p.m.
April 15 - 18
The House of Blue Leaves
By John Guare
Directed by Martin Shell and presented by Springfield College Theatre
Black Box Theatre, Woods Hall
Thur., Fri., Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.
April 26- May 15
Art Therapy Graduate Students' Show
Exhibition of visual arts in various media.
William Blizard Gallery
Reception for artists and public
May 2, 2 - 4 p.m.
MEN'S TRACK & FIELD FINISHES 2ND AT ECAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Springfield College senior Pawel Jaroszewicz won the 400-meter dash and ran legs on the winning 4x200 and 4x400-meter relay teams as the Pride finished second out of 36 scoring teams at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Championships on Saturday (Mar. 6) held at Bowdoin College.
THOUSANDS PACK BLAKE ARENA TO WATCH VOLLEYBALL HALL OF FAME-MORGAN CLASSIC
Springfield College junior swing hitter Brandon Mueller recorded 22 kills but Ohio State swept the final two games to break a 1-1 deadlock and beat the Pride, 3-1 (30-27, 23-30, 30-18, 30-18), in the consolation match of the 2004 Volleyball Hall of Fame-Morgan Classic in February in Blake Arena.
WRESTLING FINISHES 23RD AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
Springfield College freshman Mike Gaeta finished fifth in the 141-pound division to earn All-America honors and lead the Pride to 23rd place at the NCAA Division III Championships in Dubuque, Iowa, Saturday, March 6.
MEN'S GYMNASTICS CAPTURES NEW ENGLAND CHAMPIONSHIP CROWN
Springfield College sophomore Aric Hines won the pommel horse (8.700) and tied for first in the vault (8.950) as the Pride won the New England Championship for the second year in a row. The Pride compiled a team score of 205.150 to defeat Southern Connecticut and MIT.
MEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS TO BABSON AT THE BUZZER, 72-70, IN NEWMAC FINAL
The Pride, which had won eight of nine games to reach the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship game, fell just short in Worcester on Feb. 28.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS SHORT, 68-59, IN NEWMAC FINAL
SC made its fourth-straight trip to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship, but Clark held off the Pride in Blake Arena on Feb. 28.
TREMBLAY, SHAW, AVDOULOS HONORED BY NEWMAC
Springfield College sophomores Mike Shaw and Sara Tremblay were named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Divers of the Year in men's and women's swimming & diving, respectively. Coach Peter Avdoulos was named the NEWMAC Men's and Women's Diving Coach of the Year for the second-straight season.
For information on this week's contests and scores, visit the Athletics Web site, or call the Sports Information Hotline at 413.748.3987.
March 13, Plymouth, N.H.
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
New Hampshire Alumni Association presents Springfield College Day at Tenney Mountain Ski Resort. Don't ski? Come for the après ski reception beginning at 4 p.m.
March 23, Philadelphia, Pa.
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
The Philadelphia/Wilmington Alumni Association presents an evening at NovaCare, the Philadelphia Eagles Training Center. Special Guests: Professor Charlie Redmond '68. Hosted by Ed Miersch '78, president and CEO of NovaCare.
March 26-27, Springfield, Mass.
Athletic Training Reunion and Symposium
March 27, Roger Dean Stadium, Jupiter, Fla.
President and Mrs. Richard B. Flynn host a BBQ prior to the 1:05 p.m. spring training game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Montreal Expos. Meet Cardinals Head Trainer and S.C. alum Barry Weinberg '73. Presented by the Alumni Association.
April 1, New Orleans, La.
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Alumni social in conjunction with the AAHPERD Convention,
Hilton Hotel and Convention Center
April 2, Fleet Center, Boston, Mass.
Eastern Massachusetts Alumni Association presents the Boston Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors at 7:30 p.m. There will be a 5:30 p.m. pre-game social featuring special guest Garry St. Jean '73, general manager of the Golden State Warriors, at TGI Friday's (across from the Fleet Center).
April 3, Springfield, Mass.
"Cabaret" by Springfield College's Best of Broadway
The Pioneer Valley Alumni Association hosts a 7 p.m. reception prior to the 8 p.m. student performance in the Appleton Auditorium, Fuller Arts Center.
April 30 - May 1, 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.