News from Springfield College
SUMMER CAMPS AT SC
There will be an Open House for Springfield College 2007 Summer Camps, Sunday, April 29, from 1-4 p.m., in the Dana Gymnasium of the Physical Education Complex. Information is available by calling 413-748-5287.
SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE HOSTS THE 2007 NCAA DIVISION III WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP MARCH 16-17
Tickets to Springfield College, the final destination of the 2007 NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship, have been punched. The four teams coming to town to play in the "final four" contests include #6-ranked NYU of Manhattan, #9-ranked DePauw University of Greencastle, Indiana, #10-ranked University of Mary Washington of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and #11-ranked Washington University of St. Louis, Missouri. The rankings are according to d3hoops.com. Read more.
SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE, HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO OFFER JOINT ADMISSIONS Springfield College and Holyoke Community College (HCC) will jointly admit qualified students for a new program that applies HCC associate's degree credits toward a bachelor's degree at Springfield College. The first class in the new program will enter HCC this fall. Read more.
Cleveland E. Dodge Jr.
Cleveland E. Dodge Jr. H'96, Springfield College trustee emeritus, died Jan. 28, 2007. Dodge was a member of the College's board of trustees from 1976 to 1994, at which time he was designated an emeritus trustee. He served on the buildings and grounds committee, the business affairs committee, the investment committee, and the institutional advancement committee. Read more.
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Pride Football will hold the FIFTH ANNUAL OLD SHOE GOLF CLASSIC
at Westover Golf Course, Ludlow, Mass., on June 2 at noon. Registration information is available from Mike Cerasuolo, Springfield College Football Office, 413-748-3234. Registration deadline is May 21. For registration form, click here.
Spring 2007 Athletics Schedule
WOMEN'S LACROSSE WINS 2007 SEASON OPENER OVER CURRY, 12-6
Rachel Lampros scored five goals and added one assist in leading the Springfield College women's lacrosse team to a 12-6 victory over Curry College Sunday, March 11, in Wellington, Fla. It was the 2007 opener for the Pride. Read more.
SOFTBALL EDGES UW-LA CROSSE, 2-1, BUT FALLS TO DEFIANCE, 8-7, IN FLORIDA Springfield College junior righthander Stephanie Blackman (Stamford, Conn.) hurled a complete game, allowing just one hit and one run as the Pride defeated the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Eagles March 13 at Osceola Field in Kissimmee, Fla., 2-1. Read more.
WILLIAM PATERSON SCORES TWICE IN THE NINTH TO EDGE BASEBALL, 10-9 Two runs in the bottom of the ninth helped lift the William Paterson University baseball team (2-2-1) to a 10-9 victory against Springfield College (0-3) March 12 at the Greater Phoenix (Ariz.) Invitational. Read more.
GAETA FINISHES FIFTH AT NCAA WRESTLING NATIONALS, BECOMES FOUR-TIME ALL-AMERICAN; TEAM FINISHES IN TIE FOR 28th Senior Mike Gaeta of Springfield College capped off a spectacular career by finishing fifth at the NCAA Division III National Wrestling Championships March 3 at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. As a team, Springfield finished in a tie for 28th (of 50 teams) with 12.5 points. Read more.
MEN'S GYMNASTICS SPLITS IN LAST HOME MEET, DEFEATING MIT, LOSING TO WILLIAM AND MARY Freshman Derek Gygax captured the All-Around in leading his William & Mary men's gymnastics team to a pair of victories in a tri-meet versus Springfield College and MIT March 11 at SC's Blake Arena. William & Mary finished with a score of 203.550, while Springfield placed second at 186.100, and MIT third at 182.450. Read more.
UGUCCIONI COMPETES AT NCAA DIVISION III TRACK AND FIELD NATIONALS Dominic Uguccioni, a junior from Springfield College, competed in the 2007 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind., the weekend of March 10. Read more.
PRICE BECOMES THREE-TIME ALL-AMERICAN AT NCAA WOMEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sophomore Moira Price headlined the Springfield College contingent at the NCAA Division III Women's Swimming & Diving Championships at the University of Houston's Campus Recreational, Fitness, and Wellness Center March 8-10. She was one of six Springfield College competitors. Read more.
For additional athletics information, click here or call the Sports Information Hotline at 413-748-3987.
Through Mar. 30 Art Exhibition: "Making History"
By: Rose Ibarra, Mo Ringey, Carol Sevick, Anna Slezak, Jill Turner
Celebrating Women's History Month, talented local female professional artists show works including portrait and religious paintings, sculpture of glass mosaic on found objects, abstract colorful oil painting, and video art. William Blizard Gallery. Reception for artists and the public: Mar. 25, 2 to 4 p.m.
Friday, March 23 Greene Memorial Lecture 1:30 p.m., Townhouse Conference Room. Sponsored by the School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies, and delivered by Ruth Purtilo, Ph.D., FAPTA, who will present "The Trek from Physical Therapist to Ethicist-Scholar: Why I Set Out, How I Packed for the Journey, Who I Found as Guides, and What I Discovered in My (Continuing) Adventure Along a Road Less Traveled."
Wednesday, March 28 International Humanics Day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Various campus locations. A celebration of the multicultural, multi-ethnic, and international aspects of the College's Humanics philosophy.
March 29 – April 1 Springfield College Theatre Black Box Theatre presents "Under Milk Wood" by Dylan Thomas, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $2 students and seniors, $5 others
Wednesday, April 11 Weckwerth Lecture, 5:15 to 6:45 p.m., Townhouse Conference Room. Sponsored by the Department of Sport Management and Recreation in conjunction with the Sport and Recreation Marketing Symposium from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Tuesday, April 17 Scholars in Action: A Day of Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship, 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Various campus locations.
Thursday, April 19 Stepping Up Day, Noon, MacLean Terrace of Alumni Hall
Thursday, April 19 Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics Lecture, 4 p.m., Appleton Auditorium of the Fuller Arts Center, presented by Dr. Richard Davila.
Thursday, April 26 Annual Karpovich Lecture, 7 p.m., at the Brennan Center. The School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation presents Marjorie Albohm, MS, ATC, LAT, who will present "Securing Athletic Training as a Health Care Profession--What Will It Take?"
For the complete events calendar, click here.
March 15, Baltimore, Md.
Convention Social for SC alumni from 7-9 p.m. at the Renaissance Inner Harbor Hotel. The social is sponsored by the Baltimore/Washington Alumni Association, and hosted by Dr. William J. Considine, dean of the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.
March 22, Hyannis, Mass. The Massachusetts Secondary Schools Athletic Directors Association convention reception, at Sheraton Four Points Resort, at noon.
April 1, Boston The Eastern Massachusetts Alumni Association hosts its annual event prior to Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers basketball.
April 13-14, Springfield, Mass. Leadership Training Conference Reunion
April 20, Minneapolis, Minn. Social at the National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association convention. Hosted by Roger Moffat '71, Stacey Hall '91, Michael Gallagher '92, and Springfield College Director of Campus Recreation David Hall.
For information, contact the Springfield College Office of Alumni Relations at 413-748-3161 or via e-mail. For the full schedule, click here.
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