News from Springfield College
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DISTINGUISHED HUMANICS PRESENTATION TO FEATURE TRAVIS ROY "When Your Spirit Is Challenged," a presentation sponsored by the 2004-05 Humanics Professor, will feature speaker Travis Roy, the former Boston University hockey player who was paralyzed in his first college game. Tues., April 12, 2005, 7 p.m. in Appleton Auditorium, Fuller Arts Center.
GARY LACY NAMED ASSOCIATE DEAN OF SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE SCHOOL OF HUMAN SERVICES Gary Lacy of Gaithersburg, Md., will become associate dean of the Springfield College School of Human Services (SHS) effective April 4, 2005, it was announced recently by Robert J. Willey, dean of the school. Read more.
CRAIG SHIRLEY '78 PUBLISHES STORY OF REAGAN CAMPAIGN "Political consultant extraordinaire," is how Michael Barone, senior writer at "U.S. News & World Report" describes Craig Shirley '78, and Shirley applies that political expertise to his new book, "Reagan's Revolution" (Nelson Current, 448 pages, $25.99). The book details Reagan's failed bid in the 1976 presidential primary and asserts that his rebuilding of the Republican party began here, not with the 1980 election. Shirley is president and founder of Shirley & Banister Public Affairs in Alexandria, Va. Read more.
ALUMNA'S BUSINESS TO BE FEATURED Beth-Ann Latsko '86 and her business Jewelry of Hope, featured in the Year End 2003 issue of "Triangle" magazine, will be spotlighted on "Making It Here," a production of WGBY – Public Television for Western New England (Channel 57). The feature will air on Mon., April 4, at 7:30 p.m. and Tues., April 5, at 2 p.m.
THE KARPOVICH LECTURE has been rescheduled to Tues., March 22, 2005 at 7:00 pm in Fuller Arts. Andrew Zimbalist, Ph.D., will present "Sports, Stadiums, and Economic Development" in Appleton Auditorium, Fuller Arts Center. Read more.
STROKE SURVIVORS SUPPORT GROUP FREE AT SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE For survivors of stroke, the Springfield College Department of Occupational Therapy offers a free support group meeting Thursdays, 11 a.m. to noon, through May 5, 2005, in the Allied Health Sciences Center, Room 208, on the campus. More information is available by calling Asst. Prof. Tara Hengeveld at 413.748.3547.
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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS, 80-69, TO SOUTHERN MAINE IN NCAA DIV. III TOURNAMENT QUARTERFINALS Read more.
MEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS AT AMHERST, 81-68, IN NCAA DIVISION III TOURNAMENT SECOND ROUND Read more.
MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING CAPTURES FIRST NEWMAC CHAMPIONSHIP Read more.
WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING FINISHES 19TH AT NCAA DIVISION III CHAMPIONSHIPS 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.
Apr. 2, Springfield, Mass.
Pioneer Valley Alumni Association presents an evening at the Springfield College Best of Broadway production of "Guys and Dolls."
Sunday, Apr. 3, Boston, Mass.
Eastern Mass. Alumni Association presents an alumni social prior to the Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76'ers
Thursday, April 14, Springfield, Mass.
Young Alumni Networking Social at J.T.'s Sports Pub. Let us know you are coming to this event, and enter to win two tickets to see the Red Sox vs. the Detroit Tigers in August. Email email@example.com with your name, class year, and "Young Alumni Raffle" in the subject line.
April 29-30, Springfield, Mass.
June 9-12, Springfield, Mass.
For more information, contact the Springfield College Office of Alumni Relations staff at (413) 748-3161 or e-mail Alumni. For the full schedule, click here.