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Babson Reborn – Library evolving into 21st century learning commons

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Karen Cator ’80 Fosters Innovation on Education’s Leading Edge

Collage of the Forum for Alumni of Color

Improving Experiences of Students of Color

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Perspectives on Presidential Politics

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Inspired, Challenged by Year as Professor Humanics

Featured Stories

Babson Transformation Brings Learning Commons Concept to the Campus

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In a move that promises to resonate with Springfield College’s tradition of evolving with the needs of its students, the transformation of Babson Library
into a 21st century learning commons will soon begin.

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Karen Cator ’80 Fosters Innovation on Education’s Leading Edge

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In her quest to find and foster opportunities, Karen (Frost) Cator ’80 has thought deeply about how technology and education intersect. And, as technology evolves, Cator believes so, too, must the spaces where students learn.

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Improving Experiences of Students of Color

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Have things improved in the 47 years since a group of Springfield College students occupied the Administration Building in protest of the racial environment on campus?

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Perspectives on Presidential Politics

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Political consultant and prolific political writer Craig Shirley ’78, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Democratic Party Matt Fenlon ’09, and Professor of American Studies and History and Chair of the Department of Social Sciences Tom Carty weigh in on the 2016 Presidential Election.

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Springfield College’s Connection to U.S. Presidents and Aspiring Leaders

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It was a hard journey on Oct. 18, 1913, for William Howard Taft. Just months removed from the presidency, Taft set out for the Springfield College campus to dedicate a new library at Marsh Memorial.

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Distinguished Springfield Professors of Humanics

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Regina Kaufman presents Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics Lecture on engaged learning, while Samuel Headley prepares to take up the standard.

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2016 Athletic Hall of Fame Class Inducted

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Ken Burns Film Screened on the Campus

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When Springfield College hosted a pre-screening of Ken Burns’ documentary Jackie Robinson in April, it represented a homecoming of sorts. After all, the late baseball and civil rights icon had been here before.

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Ability vs. Disability

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Special Olympics CEO and President Tim Shriver tells grads to recognize the millions of different abilities in the human family.

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The Global School Gets a Humanics First Couple

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Wilbraham & Monson Academy Head of School Brian Easler, G’04, and the school’s First Lady Stephanie Easler, G’02, DPE’06, find success through support and flexibility.

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3/3/16: Day of Success

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Cram one month’s worth of giving into a 24-hour period? Not as crazy as it sounds.

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President’s Perspective

President's Perspective

As I wrote the initial draft of this letter, I was excited with the anticipation that comes before Springfield College celebrations. The campus was being readied for Reunion 2016, and we looked forward to welcoming you home. Reunion was, in fact, a great success and so many of you had numerous opportunities to reconnect. And then, on Reunion Sunday, the unthinkable happened. Read more.

In Brief

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Big news doesn’t just occur on the campus. Check out what’s happening in Brief. Read more.

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