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William Benedict Named to Springfield College Dean’s List

SPRINGFIELD, MASS — Springfield College has named William Benedict of Pulaski to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the spring 2015 term. Benedict is studying Applied Exercise Science.

Criteria for selection to the dean’s list are as follows: The student must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded coursework for the semester, exclusive of “P” grades; the student must not have any incompletes, missing grades or “CPs” in the designated semester; the student must have a minimum semester grade point average of 3.500 for the semester; and the student must not have been barred from the dean’s list due to a disciplinary action.

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 2015 edition of “Best Colleges” in the top tier of “Best Regional Universities – North Region” by U.S.News and World Report, and is designated as a premier Leadership Development Center by the YMCA of the USA. More than 5,000 traditional, nontraditional and international students study at its main campus in Springfield, Mass., and at its School of Human Services campuses across the country.