SC Community Contributions


SC Community Contributions


These are items that are donated by members of the Springfield College community that are not connected with classes, departments, clubs, and/or a special project.

Collection Items

Whether it’s cancer or COVID-19, the disconnects are the same
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A new information desk!
A photograph of the preparations taken to protect patrons and staff at the information desk for Library Services in the Learning Commons at SC. Plexiglas barriers were placed before the desk before the return of the students. On the staff side of…

Tulip season on an empty campus
Image of Naismith Green with the Springfield College sign in the center and Judd Gymnasia to the right. Many colorful tulips are blooming in the foreground, which is the focus of the image.

Quarantine trend: Baking bread
Image of a fresh-baked loaf of bread on a cooling rack, next to an orange dutch oven.

Working from home: The early days
Image of an open laptop, small spiral notebook, yellow legal pad, pen, novel (Tana French's "The Witch Elm"), mug of coffee, and eyeglasses on a dining room table with a floral tablecloth. The laptop is displaying the Library Services homepage, which…

Picture of a picture taker
A Springfield College student wearing a mask. The student has turned towards the camera. He had been taking a photograph of Lake Massasoit. His camera is on a tripod and is pointed toward the Lake. He is on the top of Rally Hill behind the…

Social Distancing - our new reality
Two Springfield College staff members walk across Naismith Green with their coffee from Dunkin' Donuts. They are wearing masks and gloves and walking with plenty of space between them.

Masks on an empty campus
Three Springfield College students walk the empty campus wearing masks. Behind them is Blake Arena.

Packing up Early
A parent wearing a mask is putting a laundry basket with rugs and other items in his pickup truck. International Hall is behind him.

Naismith doing his part!
A photograph of the Dr. James Naismith statue on Naismith Green on the Springfield College campus wearing a maroon and white mask labeled "Springfield College" made of a Springfield College t-shirt.

Moon over Lot 18
Night Picture of Moon from Lot 18 on the Campus of Springfield College.

On Campus Dinner  Experiment
A view of a dinner I cooked while staying on campus through Spring Break

Snow - Go Figure
Small snow storm after warm weather

Spring sprouting on SC
Flowers seen next to the wall near Locklin Hall

Whiteboard definitions
A photograph of a white board with definitions of viral infections affecting upper respiratory tracts.

Catholic Chaplain Easter email
This is an email from the Catholic chaplain at Springfield College, addressing the challenges of Easter amid pandemic. It also links to several places students could livestream Easter services

An empty Campus
A photograph of Naismith Green in early April during the COVID-19 pandemic. A totally changed world!

Learning Commons looking at Naismith
View from Learning Commons 2nd floor on the rainy day before online classes began.

Empty tables in the 24 hour study space in the Springfield College Learning Commons
Seen through the front window of the Springfield College Learning Commons, the photograph shows the empty tables and chairs in the 24 hour study space. The chairs have been leaned up against the tables.

Empty Hallway
An empty hallway of a classroom building on the campus of Springfield College during the COVID-19 pandemic. The light is limited and the hallway is filled with shadows.
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