Springfield College Celebrates Juneteenth on Campus

The College acknowledged Juneteenth on campus with a book discussion of Anette Gordon-Reed’s New York Times bestselling book, On Juneteenth, with Vice President for Inclusion and Community Engagement Calvin R. Hill. Springfield College once again recognizes the many people and programs who are advancing the causes of freedom…

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Springfield College Hosts Second Annual A Day to Confront Racism

In a showcase of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at Springfield College, the second annual A Day to Confront Racism event was recently hosted on the campus featuring presentations that denounce racism, power, privilege, and prejudice. As part of the programming for the day,…

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Harold Amos ’41, PhD: Scientist, Teacher, Mentor

The editors from the New York Times called him a  ”Pacesetter Among Blacks in Academia.” Born in New Jersey, Harold Amos ‘41, PhD, attended school in a two-room segregated schoolhouse in Pennsauken, N. J., but went on to become a microbiologist at Harvard Medical School,…

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Student Voices: Black Lives Matter on Alden Street

For many Black and Brown students, this is a conflicting time. Many of us have hosted events, programming, and conversations focused on diversity and inclusion on campus with little to no attendance or support.

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