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Year In Review 2011


BREAKING NEWS: MAJOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS!

WE HAD BIG HEADLINES!

  • The Spaulding-Paolozzi Foundation gives $1 million for two field research stations at Dixie Plantation.
  • Folkstone Limited Partnership gives $500,000 to the School of Business to advance global learning.
  • Faculty in the School of Sciences and Mathematics are awarded more than $3 million in NSF science grants, including $2.2 million for professor Gavin Naylor to study shark biting habits.
  • John Tisdale ’86 was one of six alumni to receive awards of achievement. He made a breakthrough in the treatment of sickle cell disease.
  • New York Yankee Brett Gardner ’05 lead the American League in stolen bases.
  • Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel inspired students.
  • General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt spoke at a Friends of the Library event.

IN THE SPORTS SECTION…

  • Baseball player Daniel Aldrich won the 2011 Home Run Derby and was named Collegiate Baseball National Freshman Player of the Year.
  • Basketball player Andrew Goudelock was drafted to NBA (2nd player in school history), won the Mercedes Benz 3-point contest and was named SoCon Male Athlete of the Year.
  • Men’s basketball makes it to NIT quarterfinals (longest postseason run in program history), hosted the first NIT game in the TD Arena and won the SoCon regular season title.
  • SoCon Coaches of the Year – Bobby Cremins (m. basketball), Angelo Anastopoulo (w. tennis).
  • SoCon Players of the Year – Cole Dawley (volleyball), Andrew Goudelock (basketball).
  • Four sailors were named ICSA All-Americans.
  • SoCon Conference Champions – Volleyball, Men’s Soccer, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Tennis, Men’s Tennis.