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List of famous alumni from Springfield College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Springfield College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Springfield College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Springfield College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Springfield College.

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This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Springfield College?” and “Which celebrities are Springfield College alumni?”
John Cena is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
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John Felix Anthony Cena is an American professional wrestler, rapper and actor signed to WWE, where he is the current WWE United States Champion in his fourth reign. Cena is the public face of WWE, and has served as its franchise player since 2005. He is a polarizing figure among pro wrestling fans, despite playing a heroic character for the majority of his career. Cena started his pro wrestling career in 1999 with Ultimate Pro Wrestling, where he held the UPW Heavyweight Championship. Cena signed a developmental contract with the World Wrestling Federation in 2001, debuting on the main roster in 2002. As of April 2015, Cena has won 23 championships, with a record 12 reigns as WWE Champion, ...more

Age: 40

Birthplace: West Newbury, Massachusetts, United States of America

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James Naismith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
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James Naismith was a Canadian American sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891. He wrote the original basketball rulebook, founded the University of Kansas basketball program, and lived to see basketball adopted as an Olympic demonstration sport in 1904 and as an official event at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, as well as the birth of both the National Invitation Tournament and the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. Born in Canada, Naismith studied physical education in Montreal before moving to the United States, where he developed basketball in late 1891 while teaching at the International YMCA Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts. ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1861-1939)

Birthplace: Almonte, Canada

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Donald M. Payne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
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Donald Milford Payne was an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district from 1989 to 2012. He was a member of the Democratic Party. The district encompasses most of the city of Newark, parts of Jersey City and Elizabeth, and some suburban communities in Essex and Union counties. He was the first African American to represent New Jersey in Congress. ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1934-2012)

Birthplace: Area code 862, Area code 973, Area codes 862 and 973, Essex County, Contiguous United States, + more

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Erin Pac is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
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Erin Pac is a former American bobsledder who competed from 2002 to 2010. She won two medals in the mixed bobsled-skeleton team event at the FIBT World Championships with a silver in 2007 and a bronze in 2008. A native of Farmington, Connecticut and now living in Milford, Connecticut, Pac earned a degree in rehabilitation and disabilities studies with a concentration in rehabilitation counseling from Springfield College in Massachusetts. It was announced on 16 January 2010 that she made the US team for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Pac and brake-woman Elana Meyers won the bronze medal in the Two-Woman Bobsled Event on February 24, 2010. Their first run had a time of 53.28. They ran 53.05 in the ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

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