Winter 2020

In this issue...

Students in a physical therapy lab inside a tent during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Pedagogy During a Pandemic

By Chris Hakala, PhD
Transitioning from face to face teaching to remote learning and teaching gave rise to a fundamental change that will have deep implications for many years to come.
March for Action on Alden
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Humanics in Activism

On Oct. 15, the historic March for Action on Alden Street to support anti-racist efforts took place on the campus.
de-densified classrooms
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Ensuring Safety for a Different Kind of Fall

By Judith Kelliher
A multitude of out-of-the-ordinary tasks were accomplished by the Springfield College Facilities Management staff to prepare for reopening the campus for the fall semester
Del and Brian and their daughters
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Working, Teaching, and, Oh Yes, Parenting

By Brian Magoffin ’05, G’17
You’re not alone. Our children are joining us for Zoom calls, too
Kyle Belanger and his kids
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Our Faculty and Staff on Pandemic Parenting

Certainly, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced every parent to re-examine their own best practices, routines, and habits. But over the last several months, there has been another public health crisis that has gripped the consciousness of my family, and countless families like mine.
Ibram Kendi -credit Stephen Voss
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Ibram X. Kendi to Deliver Arts and Humanities Lecture

Antiracist scholar and New York Times best-selling author to deliver Arts and Humanities Lecture
Branwen Smith-King at award induction
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A Part of the Family

By Doug Scanlon
Branwen Smith-King ’78, G’79, gives back because she knows how important the student-athlete experience is to building a sense of community.
JOHN SUTYAK
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The Cream of the Crop

By Doug Scanlon
John Sutyak, G’02, knows the graduate program at Springfield College is excellent. He gives because he wants to keep it that way.
Sue Lundin at the Gala
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Her Love and Her Passion

By Doug Scanlon
An alumna, Trustee, and longtime supporter reflects on why she loves Springfield College.

Departments

President’s Perspective

President Mary-Beth Cooper shares the accomplishments and challenges due to COVID-19 from fall semester.

In Brief

The news from Alden Street

Parade of Classes

What are your classmates and friends up to?

In Memoriam

Remembering faculty, classmates, staff, and friends

Author! Author!

Read about the publishing activities of Springfield College alumni.

Pride Athletics

News about our student-athletes from the playing surface and the classroom

Alumni Programs

Alumni at home and on the road

Lastly

The last, but not least, word from Triangle