Graduate Student Organization President and Ph.D. student James Kashian '19 reflects on the impact of the Springfield College mission in influencing his school choice, navigating the pandemic, and shaping the community he joined.
"The life of a Graduate Assistant for a sports team isn't always glamourous..."
Ronan O'Rourke G'11, CAGS '13 reminisces about what made his years at Springfield College some of the most important in his life.
Graduate study can be very different than your time as an undergraduate. Life gets busy as you try to balance all of your responsibilities in addition to your studies. Natasha "Tash" Corbin, a second-year student in the Therapeutic Recreation program at Springfield College, shares one of the most important lessons she's learned during her graduate study: self-care is important!
For the third consecutive year, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Kim Nowakowski took students to the island of Trinidad to participate in the National Fall Prevention Program. The trip is filled with numerous educational and cultural experiences that leave students reflecting both professionally and personally long after the visit is over.
Daryl Wright has witnessed, first-hand, the positive effects that youth development programs can have on children and our society as a whole. Wright discusses his experiences as a youth worker and the importance of leadership development.
Scott Dranka, Director of the Career Center at Springfield College, shares information about this valuable resource and how he and his colleagues can help prepare you for the next step in your journey, whether it’s graduate school or pursuing your career.
Sometimes alumni find their way back “home.” Samantha Morris-Avery describes how, after graduating with her masters in 2014, she managed to come “full triangle” and find herself as an employee at Springfield College.
Before I experienced my once-in-a-lifetime adventure of studying abroad in Australia, I was absolutely terrified to go. I didn’t know what to expect. Would I make new friends? What was I getting myself into? I just knew that going abroad would change my life and here’s what happened when it did.