Massasoit Monthly

Massasoit Monthly

Volume 15, Issue 5



Congrats to the Class of 2016.

Your support ensures all students have the opportunity to be leaders who impact their communities. There's still time to make a gift for this year before June 30. Give us a call at (800) 622-6072—we’d love to hear from you.


Join us for Reunion 2016.

We’ve got something for all generations, so come home to Springfield College for memories, fun, and activities for the entire family June 9-12. Plus, you can even register online before June 7!


Refer our future leaders.

If you know a high school junior or senior who would benefit from an education in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to others, refer them today. You’ll help build the next great generation of Springfield College graduates.




2016 Commencement Ceremonies Held

Another year done! On May 14-15, we held our undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies, as well as our baccalaureate ceremony, honoring our graduating students.


College Welcomes a Few New Faces

Vice President for Enrollment Management Stuart Jones; Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Martha Potvin; Director of Human Resources Miriam J. Siegel; and Executive Director of Public Safety Karen J. Leary have all joined the Springfield College family.



Awards Celebrate Academic Success

Our annual Academic Awards Ceremony, which was held on May 3 in the Fuller Arts Center, recognized students for their academic successes throughout the 2015-16 year.


Charlie Sullivan Heads to Olympics

Head men's volleyball coach Charlie Sullivan will serve as a consultant coach and help lead the U.S. Men's National Team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil this summer.


Martin Dobrow Named Educator of Year

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


College Hosts Stepping Up Day

Our 90th Stepping Up Day, which featured students from each class “stepping up” to join the next class and culminating with seniors becoming alumni, continued a tradition that has taken place annually since spring 1926.


College Recognizes Outstanding Athletic Year

The annual All Sports Recognition Night recognized all of the outstanding athletic achievements from the 2015-16 academic year.




Women's Lacrosse Advances to NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

Behind two goals from sophomore midfielder Ann Mahoney (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) and a nine-save effort from junior goalkeeper Ann Mahoney (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.), the women's lacrosse team knocked off No. 9 Bates College in the second round of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship Tournament.



Stoloff Named NEWMAC Men's Tennis Coach of the Year

Following a standout season, the men's tennis had three student-athletes recognized to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference Team.



Men's Lacrosse Knocks Off Middlebury in NCAA Triple Overtime Thriller

The men's lacrosse team knocked off ninth-ranked Middlebury College, 11-10, in a triple overtime thriller in the NCAA Division III Championship First Round at Alumni Stadium.



Markos Headed to NCAA Track and Field Championships

Junior Carly Markos (Wallkill, N.Y.) will compete in the hammer throw at the 2016 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Wartburg College's Walston Hoover Stadium.



Need a career boost?

Get your career on the right path with the Alumni Career Speaker Series, featuring job-related webinars that offer advice for alumni in all stages of their work lives.


Check out all upcoming Speaker Series events!


Other events are coming up too!

June 1, 2016, 8 p.m. EST, Webinar
Managing Your Brand
Presenter: Jerry Wilson

June 9-12, 2016, Springfield, Mass.
Reunion 2016

June 23, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Baltimore
Alumni Social at the NATA Conference

June 25, 2016, 1 p.m., Litchfield, Conn.
Wine, Chocolate, and Cheese Pairing Social

July 7, 2016, 2:30 p.m., Baltimore

Alumni Social at the American Art Therapy Association Conference

October 13-15, 2016, Springfield, Mass.
Homecoming 2016

See all upcoming alumni events



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Recent News

Springfield College hosted an International Alumni College titled, “Springfield College, Building Bridges Around the World,” on Friday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. through 3 p.m. in the Fuller Arts Center. Keynote speakers for the event were alumni Makis Asimakopoulos, G’89, Siu Yin Cheung, G’85, DPE’92, and Jose Moncada-Jimenez, G’98.