Calvin McFadden is the Dean of the Ada Comstock
Scholars and the Sophomore Class.
Calvin J. McFadden, Sr. is the Dean of the
Sophomore Class and the Ada Comstock Scholars. He earned his B.A. in Sociology
from Bethune-Cookman College, a M.Div. in Sociology of Religion from the
Interdenominational Theological Center/Gammon Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Family
and Child Sciences from Florida State University. Dean McFadden has served as
Dean of Behavioral and Social Sciences at a Massachusetts community college, as
well as has served on the faculty at Springfield and American International
Colleges, and Florida State and Florida A & M Universities. He also serves
as Senior Pastor of the historic St. John’s Congregational Church in
Springfield, in addition to the Springfield School Committee.
Dean McFadden is an avid traveler and enjoys
singing, cooking, reading, and spending time with his family which include his
college sweetheart, Jamina, and two children, Catherine and Jerome.
To meet with Dean McFadden you may stop by during
his Walk-In Hours on Mondays from 3:00pm - 4:00pm, Wednesdays from 2:30
- 4:00pm and on Fridays from 10:00am - 11:30am or contact his assistant at
ext. 4930 to schedule an appointment during regular office hours, 8:00am -
4:00pm M, T, Th, F and 10:00am - 4:30pm on W. Please check our announcements for any special changes to these times.
Choosing a Major
Goals for Sophomore Year Fall 2013