Springfield College Recognizes 2017 Graduates
Jun 08, 2017 06:36AM
● By Theresa Gilman
(Editor's Note: the following information was provided by Springfield College.)
SPRINGFIELD, MA – Congratulations to Alec Beaulieu of Dracut, who has earned a bachelor's of science degree in Health Science/Pre-physician Assistant from Springfield College for studies completed in 2017.
Springfield College recently held its commencement weekend. At the graduate commencement, 658 master's degrees, six certificates of advanced graduate study, 15 Doctor of Philosophy degrees, 34 Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees, and five Doctor of Psychology degrees were awarded. At the undergraduate commencement, 873 bachelor's degrees were awarded for a two-day total of 1591 degrees.
Founded in 1885, Springfield College is known worldwide for the guiding principles of its Humanics philosophy-educating students in spirit, mind and body for leadership in service to others. With its foundation of academic excellence and rich athletic heritage, Springfield College prepares students with real-world leadership skills for careers that transform lives and communities. The college offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the fields of health sciences, human and social services, sport management and movement studies, education, business, and the arts and sciences. It also offers doctoral programs in physical education, physical therapy, and counseling psychology. The college is ranked in the 2017 edition of "Best Colleges" in the top tier of "Best Regional Universities - North Region" by U.S.News & World Report, and is ranked one of the top 12 in the North Region of the U.S.News Best Values report. It is also designated as a College of Distinction and a premier Leadership Development Center by the YMCA of the USA. Nearly 5,000 traditional, nontraditional and international students study at its main campus in Springfield, Mass., and at its School of Professional and Continuing Studies across the country.