Building on the strengths of a world-class program, Springfield College creates new ways for its graduates to serve in the field of wellness. Read more.
It was sad, of course. tragic, really. As generations of students poured into the funeral home in Holyoke on a frigid Friday afternoon in late February, you couldn’t deny the piercing loss. How could it possibly be true? Mr. Wilson was gone.But looking around the room as it kept filling and filling, another reality dawned just as clearly: there was plenty of joy. Read more.
So what’s the story? Your story. About your Springfield College. The memories, the now, and the stories yet to be shared … does your message speak all things Springfield College? Read more.
There is a Tibetan maxim that states that tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength. The experience of the Springfield College seniors in 1964 was enveloped in tragedy, starting with the attack on Pearl Harbor shortly after their birth and culminating in the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy their senior year. Read more.
Early in her career, Springfield College Art Therapy Program Director Simone Alter-Muri ran an after-school arts class in Northampton, Mass. In a big barn on her home property, children would gather in the afternoons to draw, paint, craft, and sculpt. She recalls one little boy who was particularly eager.“I would come home and he would already be waiting outside,” the founder of Springfield’s art therapy program says, “saying ‘I want to do art!’” Read more.
“I am proud and honored to have served as the 2013-2014 Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics and to be forever recognized as part of a select group of educators who have contributed to the history of Springfield College.” Read more.
“At the root of humanics Is “human.” I regard the College’s noble mission as applying to all humans. To truly walk the walk, we need to stand against all kinds of otherness. We must unfurl the biggest possible tent.” Read more.