Eight Locals Earn Degrees from Springfield College

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Springfield College Recognizes 2018 Graduates

  • Cory DeSimone of West Yarmouth, MA, (02673) has earned a bachelor's of science degree in Applied Exercise Science from Springfield College for studies completed in 2018.
  • Robert Toffolon of Dennis, MA, (02638) has earned a master's of education degree in Education from Springfield College for studies completed in 2018.
  • Caitlin Dolan of Sandwich, MA, (02537) has earned a bachelor's of science degree in Health Science Pre-Occupational Therapy from Springfield College for studies completed in 2018.
  • Shelby Corsano of Monument Beach, MA, (02553) has earned a bachelor's of science degree in Health Science Pre-Physical Therapy from Springfield College for studies completed in 2018.
  • Alayna Anderson of South Yarmouth, MA, (02664) has earned a bachelor's of science degree in Marketing from Springfield College for studies completed in 2018.
  • Heather DeLude of Harwich, MA, (02645) has earned a bachelor's of science degree in Movement & Sport Studies from Springfield College for studies completed in 2018.
  • Michaela Butler of Dennis, MA, (02638) has earned a master's of science degree in Physician Assistant from Springfield College for studies completed in 2018.
  • John Downs of Yarmouth Port, MA, (02675) has earned a bachelor's of science degree in Sport Management from Springfield College for studies completed in 2018.

At the graduate commencement ceremony, 626 master's degrees, three certificates of advanced graduate study, nine Doctor of Philosophy degrees, 33 Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees, and five Doctor of Psychology degrees were awarded. At the undergraduate commencement, 817 bachelor's degrees were awarded for a two-day total of 1493 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 2018 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 schools 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 regional campuses across the country.


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