SPRINGFIELD, MA — More than 500 incoming freshmen and their families arrived at American International College in Springfield, Mass., Monday, September 2 for the start of Welcome Week.
The following local residents are among the new students to arrive at AIC for the week-long events:
Shannon Millane of Ellington
Joshua Weintraub of Ellington
Jessie Barringer of Somers
Classes began on Wednesday, September 4.
Zachary Beaver, director of Student Empowerment and Leadership Development at AIC, said there were more than 20 events in five days, including some of the most memorable events students will attend during their time at the college. "An essential experience for every new student, Welcome Week helps students make the transition from summertime student-to-be to first-time AIC student."
AIC is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs in the schools of Business, Arts and Sciences, Health Sciences and Graduate and Adult Education.