Ten local students make Dean's List at Springfield College

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Springfield College Recognizes Dean's List Students for the 2016 Fall Semester. The following local students were named to the dean's list for academic excellence for the fall 2016 term:

  • Brendan Pursel of Marstons Mills, MA (02648) . Pursel is studying American Studies.
  • Cameron Smith of Plymouth, MA (02360) . Smith is studying Communications/Sports Journalism.
  • Taylor Chicoine of Hyannis, MA (02601) . Chicoine is studying Emergency Medical Services Management.
  • Brittney Cleary of Plymouth, MA (02360) . Cleary is studying Health Science/Pre-Physical Therapy.
  • Taylor Field of Eastham, MA (02642) . Field is studying Health Science/Pre-Physical Therapy.
  • Ryan Harty of Plymouth, MA (02360) . Harty is studying Health Science/Pre-Physical Therapy.
  • Alexandra Pace of Sandwich, MA (02563) . Pace is studying Health Science/Pre-Physical Therapy.
  • Renee Melisse of Plymouth, MA (02360) . Melisse is studying Mathematics.
  • Tali Twomey of Cotuit, MA (02635) . Twomey is studying Rehabilitation and Disability Studies.
  • Marvin Regis of Plymouth, MA (02360) . Regis is studying Human Services.

Criteria for selection to the dean's list requires that the student must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded coursework for the semester, the student must not have any incompletes in the designated semester, and the student must have a minimum semester grade point average of 3.500 for the semester.

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.


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