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AIC To Offer Virtual Graduate, Undergraduate Information Sessions

The American International College (AIC) Admissions office is offering virtual information sessions for prospective undergraduate and graduate degree program applicants.

Information sessions are available Monday through Friday and provide an opportunity for attendees to speak with admissions counselors virtually to learn more about the admissions process, available programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, financial aid, and more.

Details regarding information sessions and registration can be found in the full article from BusinessWest or at AIC Admissions.

Colleges in Springfield address COVID-19 testing, community safety

Matthew Scott, vice president of student affairs and dean of students at AIC, spoke with WesternMassNews stating that the majority of the students at AIC are working remotely, but those on-campus need to be vigilant. AIC students are following the proper protocols and the College is  working with the local health and human services department to help with contact tracing. 

Boston, ’80s hip-hop, and the previously unseen photos that documented the scene

Back in the mid-1980s, when the world was just beginning to recognize rap music as an art form. Hip-hop, which long ago kicked open the door of big business, is about to climb into another ivory tower. On September 15, 2020, Sotheby’s, the venerable auction house established in 1744, will conduct its first-ever hip-hop auction. Among the items are two lots of previously unseen photographs — 42 images in all — by AIC Professor John Nordell, MEd, who documented the grassroots Boston hip-hop scene. For Nordell, it’s an honor to have his unheralded work included in a high-stakes auction. To read The full story of Professor Nordell's photography is in The Boston Globe and on MSN Entertainment. This story received additional coverage on MassLiveBusinessWest, and The Artery on WBUR Boston Public Radio.


AIC Alum Nicolas Luka '20 Agrees to Terms with Railers

The Worcester Railers Hockey Club, ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, announced that the club has signed rookie defenseman Nicolas Luka to a contract for the 2020-21 season. Luka is entering his rookie season after spending the last four years at American International College. The full story is available on ECHLOur Sports Central, and Worcester Telegram & Gazette.

John Rousou, MD, Retired Chief of Cardiac Surgery, Joins AIC Trustees Board

A retired leader in cardiothoracic surgery has joined the Board of Trustees at American International College. John A. Rousou of Longmeadow was chief of the cardiac surgery division at Baystate Medical Center until his retirement in 2018. He served in that capacity for seventeen years.

The full article announcing Dr. Rousou's decision to join the AIC Board of Trustees including his career as a cardiothoracic surgeon can be found online at MassLive. Additional information is available at BusinessWest and Healthcare News.