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Dr. Redmond writing First Fok Physical Education and Sport Exchange Programs agreement, March, 1996

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Dr. Redmond writing First Fok Physical Education and Sport Exchange Programs agreement, March, 1996
A photograph of Charlie Redmond writing the first Fok Physical Education and Sport Exchange Programs agreement in a hotel room at Sun Yat-Sen University (Zhongshan University) in Guangzhou, China. Charlie is sitting on a bed writing on a pad of paper.
March 1996
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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College Archives Digital Collections
Charles Redmond Papers
Springfield College
Springfield College--International
Springfield College--Departments
International Young Men's Christian Association
Sun Yat-Sen University
Redmond, Charles J.
Zhongshan da xue (Guangzhou, China)
Guangzhou (China)
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
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The agreement was signed between Springfield College and Sun Yat-Sen University to provide training in sports medicine and conditioning and fitness, exchange of scholars and students from both schools. Dean Redmond was head athletic trainer and professor of physical education at Springfield College in 1969. In 1985, he was named the head of the college's Athletics Training Education Program, before taking over as Chair of the Department of Exercise Science and Sports Studies in 1994. He was named the NATA's Most Dinstinguished Athletic Trainer in 1994, a year after receiving the Cramer award from the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association as the Athletic Trainer of the Year. He graduated from Springfield college in 1968 with a degree in physical education and health; he also earned a master of education degree in physical education in 1971, and a master of science degree in physical therapy from Boston University in 1981. He was named dean of Springfield College's school of Health Physical Education and Recreation in 2008, a position he held till the start of the 2013-14 school year.