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Dr. Wall Speaking at International Center 25th Anniversary (1990)

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Dr. Wall Speaking at International Center 25th Anniversary (1990)
A photograph of Dr. Ken Wall (’73) giving a speech at the 25th anniversary party of the International Center of Springfield College. Dr. Attallah Alexander “Ted” Kidess (class of 1935) stands next to Dr. Wall. Dr. Kenneth Wall (graduate class of 1973, and Doctorate of Physical Education 1975 by Springfield College) was the director of the International Center during the 1980’s and 1990’s. Dr. Wall is currently an associate professor of sport management and recreation at the college. Dr. Ted Kidess was born in Jerusalem on December 25, 1910. Kidess identified earned his BS in pre-medicine from Queens College in Oxford, England (1933), his MA in physical education from Springfield College (1935), and his doctorate from Springfield College (1958). From 1935 to 1947, he served as director of health, physical education, recreation and athletics at the Jerusalem YMCA. During this time, he was also the country’s national soccer coach and national tennis coach. He even coached and was captain of the Middle East Soccer Team during the 1936 Olympics. Kidess returned in 1948 as a faculty member to Springfield College, where he dedicated himself to international education. He served the college in a variety of capacities, perhaps most notably as the founder and director of the Doggett International Center, until his retirement in 1978. Dr. Kidess passed away on May 25, 1999. Another photo of the same event can be found in:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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Springfield College
Springfield College--International
Springfield College--Faculty
Kidess, Attallah A.
Wall, Kenneth A.
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
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