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Unveiling of monument commemorating the 100th anniversary of Basketball in Japan (2014)

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Unveiling of monument commemorating the 100th anniversary of Basketball in Japan (2014)
A photograph of the unveiling of a monument commemorating the 100th year introduction of Basketball to Japan. The monument consists of a basketball with an encryption signaling the 100th anniversary of Basketball in Japan. Another photograph of the event can be found under the name international-center-2014-unveiling-memorial-02
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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International Center c
Springfield College--Presidents
Springfield College--International
International Young Men's Christian Association
Cooper, Mary-Beth
Centennial celebrations
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
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Basketball was introduced with the help of the Osaka YMCA. President Mary-Beth Cooper of Springfield College stands with a green jacket on the left of the photograph. Dr. Mary-Beth Cooper began her presidency as the 13th president of Springfield College in August 2013. Prior to the Springfield College presidency, Cooper served as senior vice president for student affairs at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in New York. She joined RIT in 2001, after having been dean of students at the University of Rochester since 1997 and, prior to that, vice president for student affairs at St. John Fisher College. Cooper has two doctorates—a doctor of philosophy in education administration from Michigan State University and a doctor of management from Case Western Reserve University. She also has a master’s degree in education from the University of Georgia, a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Rochester, and a bachelor of arts from the University of Delaware.
Actually in the photograph album listed as no. 1, top photo on page 12.;