Dedication of the Laurence Locke Doggett Room, Oct. 30, 1965
This is the four page program for the Dedication of the Laurence Locke Doggett Room in the International Center in Alumni Hall. The ceremony was held on October 30, 1965. Inside it contains Doggett's favorite blessing, the schedule of events, and the speakers.
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The International Center was first established in 1965 and was dedicated to Springfield College President Laurence Locke Doggett, President of the college for forty years. The International Center originally consisted of a suite of three newly decorated rooms, of which the main one was named "The Laurence Locke Doggett Room," on the first floor of Alumni Hall. The International Center officially became the Laurence Locke Doggett International Center on November 18, 1972. At that time it was located in Marsh Memorial Building on the second floor. Dr. Attalah A. Kidess, the center's first director, believed it would serve to centralize SC's international outreach. A statement that has proved true well into the 2010s. Though its location has moved throughout the years, it remains the center for Springfield College's International outreach.