Advice

Jess Ashe and coworkers

by Jess Ashe '19

Oct. 25, 2019

The schoolyear may be underway but it's not too late to get involved! Jess Ashe ('19) offers advice on how to be active on campus. 

Looking through the Gulick triangle image on the fence.

by Graciela Garcia '20

Aug. 01, 2019

Now a rising senior, Graciela Garcia shares the lessons she wished she knew before she entered college—from making friends to losing them, getting involved on campus, and the importance of sometimes being alone. 

Campus view with clock

by Meghan Godfrey '19

Jul. 16, 2019

​​​​​Starting college can be a time of mixed emotions: excitement, uncertainty, fear of the unknown. While the experience is different for everyone, Meg Godfrey ('19) shares the seven things she thinks everyone should know before entering their first year of college. 

Girl works on laptop outside

Summer is a time to relax, but it doesn't mean you should forget your professional goals. Career Center Director, Scott Dranka, gives advice on how you can stay active and professional even when school is out for the summer. 

Graduation caps

With graduation quickly approaching, Springfield College Director of Career Services Scott Dranka offers advice on how to transition from college student to young professional. 

A pattern of cartoon clocks.

by David J. Renza

Jan. 24, 2019

Classes. Sports. Clubs. Jobs. Family. Friends. College students today are busier than ever. So how do you juggle it all? Academic Success Coach David J. Renza offers time management advice to the busy college student on how to balance school and life.

A football field.

by Tessa Rickart

Jan. 11, 2019

The Springfield College Office of Communications recently got a chance to catch up with our own Charley Casserly (‘71, G’72), TV sportscaster and former NFL executive with the Washington Redskins and Houston Texans. Casserly has made a name for himself in the sports world and credits the lessons learned at Springfield College, as well as raw determination, for his success.

A photo showing both fall and winter on the Springfield College campus.

by Nate Landis '18

Dec. 07, 2018

Weather in New England is infamous for changing at the drop of a hat. Nate gives advice on how Springfield College students can be prepared for the four seasons on campus. Whether you're a newcomer to the area or a veteran New Englander, here is what you'll need to know.

Cover photo: Emma Fan
Library books on the shelves

by Kerri Vautour

May. 30, 2018

Never fear, the library is here. School can be stressful but the library (and it's trusty librarians) are here to help. Here's how to negotiate the Learning Commons at Springfield College.

Students Becoming Social Media Savvy

by Tessa Rickart

May. 30, 2018

When I began studying communications, way back in 2007, I walked into my first Public Relations class and was told “don’t post anything on Facebook that you wouldn’t want your grandmother to see.” With Facebook still in a very early incarnation, and without the now popular Instagram and Snapchat competing for your attention, this was a very powerful statement.

Financial Advice for a Broke College Student

by Nate Landis '18

May. 30, 2018

Attending college is a very exciting experience, but also a very expensive one. Take some advice from a college student about how to manage your budget.