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Understanding Internationally, by Dr. Attallah Kidess (April 29, 1968)

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Title:
Understanding Internationally, by Dr. Attallah Kidess (April 29, 1968)
Description:
The text of "Understanding Internationally" a speech given by Dr. Attallah A. Kidess at the EDA (Eastern District Association of the American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recration and Dance professionals, now SHAPE America) confernce held in Washington DC on April 29, 1968. The speech talks about the importance of international understanding in education.
Creator:
Kidess, Attallah A.
Date:
April 29, 1968
Format:
Documents
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Attallah A. Kidess Collection
Subjects:
Springfield College--Faculty
Springfield College--International
Springfield College
Kidess, Attallah A.
Eastern District Association
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
SHAPE America
Internationalism
Education
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Extent:
7 Pages
Link to Item:
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
Kidess was born in Jerusalem on December 25, 1910. He earned his BS in pre-medicine from Queens College in Oxford, England (1933), his masters 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
Language:
English
Identifier:
ms528-03-06-001