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AIC’s Theater Arts students stage a modern twist to Oedipus Rex

The Greek tragedy, Oedipus Rex, is considered the hallmark of Sophocles’ achievements and Frank Borrelli, AIC’s Theater Arts Director, chose this classic play to bring AIC’s theater students back to their roots following eighteen months of a dark stage during the pandemic. Director Borrelli's interview can be seen in its entirety on WWLP-MassAppeal.

Northeast-10 Volleyball

American International College’s women’s volleyball team topped Bentley 3-1 on Friday, November 19, 2021, and advanced to the championship game of the Northeast 10′s Final Four, being played at AIC’s Butova Gym. New Haven met Stonehill in the other semifinal. The Yellow Jackets (26-6) won the Northeast-10 regular season with an 11-2 record. They have a 19-game winning streak, during which they have lost only six sets. The Northeast-10 championship game will be played on Saturday, November 20 at 5 p.m., at Butova.

Women's rugby champions have three from Guam

Three Guam women are on the American International College women’s rugby team which won the Division II National Intercollegiate Rugby Association championship Nov. 21 in New York. The AIC Yellow Jackets beat West Chester 29-17, concluding its 15th season with an 8-2 record. Joanne Alvarez, Keiani Pangelinan and Sheila Sarmiento — all former high school rugby standouts on Guam — now have a collegiate championship to add on their resumes. Full story is available online at Pacific Daily News.

Navigating family holidays in 2021: 3 BIG Questions for Dr. Renee Rosado

An experienced therapist and Director of Counseling in the Dexter Counseling Center at American International College, Dr. Renee Rosado is well versed in helping people of all ages navigate family situations. Prime asked her for insight into the best way to navigate the upcoming holiday gathering season, especially with mask and vaccine concerns. Questions and responses by Dr. Rosado are featured in a featured article in  Prime Magazine.

AIC, Boys & Girls Club provide Thanksgiving dinner to local residents

The public had the chance to get a Thanksgiving meal and their flu vaccine thanks to American International College in Springfield Sunday. AIC partnered with the Boys & Girls Club Family Center on Acorn Street to assist with the club’s annual community Thanksgiving Dinner. Dinner was served by volunteers from AIC and many Mason Square neighborhood families took advantage of the holiday meal. Full story and coverage provided by WWLP-22News.