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PRESIDENT Richard B. Flynn, Ed.D.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT Jill F. Russell, Ph.D.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT & ALUMNI RELATIONS John A. White
ALUMNI RELATIONS DIRECTOR Tamie Kidess Lucey ’81, G’82
ALUMNI COUNCIL PRESIDENT Lauren Grimes Youmans ’84
LONGTIME Springfield College wrestling coach Douglas Parker ’51, G’58, was honored at a recent ceremony when the College dedicated the Douglas Parker Wrestling Room. Parker served as head wrestling coach at Springfield College from 1955 to 1990. His teams won 22 New England Championship titles, including 16 consecutive from 1955-1970. Overall, Parker finished his coaching career with 485 victories, 35-straight winning seasons, and 15 top-20 national rankings.
Doug Parker with President Flynn at the dedication of the Douglas Parker Wrestling Room
4 TRIANGLE 1 Vol . 84, No. 1 Springfield College Honored with 2012 Super 60 Award
SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE has been awarded an Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield’s (ACCGS) 2012 Super 60 Award for revenue. Springfield College was honored recently at the award recognition luncheon in Agawam, Mass. The ACCGS Super 60 Award is presented annually to the top businesses in the region that make significant contributions to the strength of the regional economy.
Douglas Parker Wrestling Room Dedicated
Springfield College Receives Americorps Grant
SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE has again received support for its AmeriCorps program. This year is the 16th year for this community service-focused initiative. A total of $1.5 million in cash and education awards over three years will be awarded by the Massachusetts Service Alliance. The College and local partners will provide match monies and in-kind contributions. In addition, a $140,000 grant from the Funder Collaborative for Reading Success (FCRS) brings the total of resources to $2.6 million for the three-year program benefiting Springfield youth. The grant will support 60 Springfield College students per year who are selected to be AmeriCorps members, each contributing either 450 or 900 hours of community service in Springfield School programs, pre-kindergarten through high school.
Damon Markiewicz: New Associate Director For Media Relations
DAMON J. MARkIEWICz has joined Springfield College as associate director for media relations in the Office of Marketing and Communications. Markiewicz is respon- sible for developing and maintaining a proactive media relations program that will communicate newsworthy information to the media, the College community, and the public. For the past seven years, Markiewicz served as manager of media relations and internet services for the Springfield Falcons hockey team.
MORE THAN $1.5 million in renovations to Blake Track and the Appleton Tennis Courts at Springfield College have resulted in one of the premiere athletic facilities in New England for track and field and tennis events. The College partnered with one of the region’s finest tennis court and running track builders, Cape and Island Tennis & Track, to complete the renovation project.
View of the newly reconstructed track and tennis courts
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