Humanities

Challenge your mind and nourish your spirit

Do you want to cover the NBA for a daily newspaper? Are you interested in writing or design work for a magazine? Are you eager to become an editor, a television anchor, the play-by-play voice of your favorite team, or a public relations specialist? Maybe you yearn to teach and share your love of the written word with fifth graders or high school students. Perhaps you want to pursue graduate studies and teach English at the college level.

Follow your heart to the Department of Humanities at Springfield College, where we will put you on-track to pursue the job of your dreams. We offer thriving majors in Communications/Sports Journalism and English that will challenge your mind and nourish your spirit.

Department Happenings

Professor Named Journalism Educator of the Year

Professor of Communications/Sports Journalism Martin Dobrow and Dean of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies Anne Herzog

Professor of Communications/Sports Journalism Martin Dobrow was named the New England Journalism Educator of the Year at the recent New England Society of News Editors 2016 Journalism Awards. Read the full story.

2016 Department of Humanities Awards Held

2016 Department of Humanities Awards

The 2016 Department of Humanities Awards were held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. View photos from the event.

Student Featured in Q&A About Study Abroad Experience

Senior Vicky Cooley—who was recently received the Springfield College Department of Humanities Cervantes Award—has been highlighted by API Alumni for her hard work and dedication while in their summer study abroad program in Salamanca, Spain. Read the feature.

ESPN Partners with Department of Communications and Sports Journalism


Communications Professor Talks about Documentary

Jody Santos, associate professor of communications, award-winning journalist, filmmaker, speaks about her documentary, "When the Bough Breaks."