Event List Calendar

August 23, 2019

Faculty Orientation

New faculty orientation in the Learning Commons.

Date: August 23, 2019
Venue: Harold C. Smith Learning Commons

August 26, 2019 – August 30, 2019

Cultural Connections Orientation

Cultural Connections Orientation

Start: August 26, 2019
End: August 30, 2019

Cultural Connections Welcome Lunch

Cultural Connections welcome lunch.

Start: August 26, 2019 11:45 am
End: August 26, 2019 12:45 pm
Venue: Cheney A/B
Phone: 4137483050

August 27, 2019 – August 30, 2019

Pre-Camp

Students leaders assist members of the Class of 2023 to get settled into the Springfield College experience.

Start: August 27, 2019
End: August 30, 2019
Venue: East Campus
Address:
United States

Adjunct Faculty Orientation

Adjunct Faculty Orientation.

Start: August 27, 2019 4:30 pm
End: August 27, 2019 8:00 pm
Venue: Harold C. Smith Learning Commons

August 28, 2019

2019 Fall Faculty Institute

Fall Faculty Institute will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in Fuller Arts Center. The day will start at 10:00 AM with an Academic Affairs address followed by Faculty Senate updates. Lunch will be provided for all faculty in the Fresh Food Company at Cheney Hall, and lunch tickets will be distributed in the morning session. After lunch, Dr. George Kuh, adjunct research professor of education policy at the University of Illinois and Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus of Higher Education at Indiana University, will provide our keynote presentation: The Core is Dead: Long Live the Core…”

Start: August 28, 2019 10:00 am
End: August 28, 2019 5:00 pm
Venue: Fuller Arts Center
Phone: 413-748-3000
Address:
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA, 01109, United States

Student Leader BBQ

Student leaders for New Student Orientation, Residence Life, and Cultural Connections will gather for an evening of food and fun with President Cooper at the President’s Residence as the campus community prepares to welcome the Class of 2023.

Start: August 28, 2019 6:00 pm
End: August 28, 2019 8:00 pm
Venue: President's Residence
Address:
Springfield, MA, United States

August 30, 2019 – September 2, 2019

NSO Weekend

Class of 2023 incoming students get settled into campus life with NSO leaders.

Start: August 30, 2019
End: September 2, 2019
Venue: Springfield College
Phone: 4137483161
Address:
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA, 01109, United States

New Student Convocation

As part of the Move-In Day festivities, the incoming first-year class, the Class of 2023, is officially welcomed to the campus by Springfield College President Mary-Beth Cooper, faculty, staff, and New Student Orientation Leaders.

Start: August 30, 2019 2:00 pm
End: August 30, 2019 3:00 pm
Venue: Blake Arena
Phone: 413-748-3000
Address:
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA, 01109, United States

August 31, 2019

Humanics in Action Projects

Members of the class of 2023, alumni, faculty, staff, and NSO leaders will head into the community for community service projects.

On Saturday, August 31, The Center for Service and Leadership is facilitating a service project as part of New Student Orientation. We need as many student affairs staff members as possible to participate as site leaders for the first year and transfer students who will be serving in the community on that day. Here is the timeline for the day:

9:30am – Check in with Charlene/Jennifer at the Field House

9:45am – Opening Ceremony

10:00am – Groups head out to service sites (either walking or bus)

12:15 – Wrap up projects and head back to campus

12:30 – Lunch

You will of course be provided with a Humanics in Action t-shirt and be invited to an orientation where you will be given all the details of the project/site you will be supervising. Please email Jennifer Thompson (jthompson4) to volunteer.

Start: August 31, 2019 10:00 am
End: August 31, 2019 12:30 pm
Venue: Springfield

NSO Carnival

As part of NSO, the student affairs carnival welcomes the class of 2023 to campus life, superhero theme.

Start: August 31, 2019 4:00 pm
End: August 31, 2019 6:30 pm
Venue: Naismith Green

September 6, 2019

Education and Leadership Luncheon

Springfield College has teamed up in a big way with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Beta Sigma Boulé, the Springfield chapter of the Sigma Pi Phi fraternity, for our fourth annual luncheon celebration featuring Class of 2019 Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Sidney Moncrief. Tickets are $75 and are available to the public. For more information, please contact inclusion@springfield.edu.

Start: September 6, 2019 11:30 am
End: September 6, 2019 1:00 pm
Venue: Richard B. Flynn Campus Union, Dodge Room
Phone: 4137483249
Address:
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA, 01109
Cost: 75.00

September 9, 2019

Student Employment Job Fair

Student Employment Job Fair – Students can meet with departments on the campus for potential employment.

Start: September 9, 2019 11:30 am
End: September 9, 2019 1:30 pm
Venue: Dodge Rooms
Phone: 4137483050

September 11, 2019

Lunch and Learn Book Discussion of Waking Up White

Please join us for a discussion of Debby Irving’s book lead by Calvin Hill, vice president for Inclusion and Community Engagement. The first 25 faculty and staff members who are interested in reading the book and plan to attend the Lunch and Learn will receive a free copy of the book. RSVP by emailing inclusion@springfield.edu. A light lunch will be provided.

Start: September 11, 2019 12:00 pm
End: September 11, 2019 2:00 pm
Venue: Richard B. Flynn Campus Union, Dodge Room B
Phone: 4137483050

September 12, 2019

Community BBQ

Please join us for our Fall Kick Off BBQ! Learn about the programs the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement will be offering this fall. Tour the facility and enjoy a FREE BBQ.

Start: September 12, 2019 5:00 pm
End: September 12, 2019 6:30 pm
Venue: Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement
Address:
385 Eastern Ave., Springfield, United States

September 16, 2019

Ice Cream Social

First-year students enjoy an evening of ice cream and fun with President Mary-Beth Cooper at the President’s Residence, as they get settled into the college experience.

Start: September 16, 2019 6:00 pm
End: September 16, 2019 7:00 pm
Venue: President's Residence
Address:
Springfield, MA, United States

September 17, 2019

Ice Cream Social

First-year students enjoy an evening of ice cream and fun with President Mary-Beth Cooper at the President’s Residence, as they get settled into the college experience.

Start: September 17, 2019 6:00 pm
End: September 17, 2019 7:00 pm
Venue: President's Residence
Address:
Springfield, MA, United States

September 18, 2019

I’m a Good Person! Isn’t That Enough? featuring Debby Irving, racial justice educator and writer

Irving is the author of Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race. This event is free and open to the campus community and the public. Seating for the local community is limited to 50, so please contact inclusion@springfield.edu or (413) 748-3050 if you would like to attend.

Start: September 18, 2019 6:30 pm
End: September 18, 2019 8:30 pm
Venue: Richard B. Flynn Campus Union, Dodge Room
Phone: 4137483249
Address:
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA, 01109

September 23, 2019 – November 15, 2019

Art Exhibition

ART EXHIBITION – SEPTEMBER 23-NOVEMBER 15
Material World
Dawn Ertl, Gisela Insuaste, and Coe Lapossy

William Blizard Gallery

Through materials, we make ideas tangible. Themes such as memory, inheritance, trauma, myth, romantic love, queer narrative, and cultural history are embodied in the material explorations by the artists in this exhibit.

Gallery closing reception for artists and the public: Friday, November 8
4-6 p.m.

Start: September 23, 2019 8:00 am
End: November 15, 2019 5:00 pm
Venue: William Blizard Gallery
Phone: 413-748-3000
Address:
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA, 01109, United States

September 24, 2019

William Parham – Humanics Triathlon

Springfield College welcomes William D. Parham, Ph.D., ABPP, the inaugural Director of the National Basketball Players Association Mental Health and Wellness Program and Professor in the Counseling Program at Loyola Marymount University to the campus on Sept. 24, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., in the Fuller Arts Center. Parham’s presentation entitled, “The Ink Used to Indelibly Etch Lasting Impressions: Invisible Tattoos of Trauma within Athletic Communities,” is part of the 2019-20 “Humanics Triathlon” project led by Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics, Judy L. Van Raalte.

Start: September 24, 2019 7:30 pm
End: September 24, 2019 9:00 pm
Venue: Fuller Arts Center
Phone: 413-748-3000
Address:
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA, 01109, United States