Assumption students – and alumni – understand the importance of applying classroom knowledge to real-world situations. You’ll find many of our students doing internships and research projects, which aid them in securing jobs and graduate school placements in their senior year. Learn more about the achievements of our students and alumni below.
Global Studies '76
Chief Justice, Fourth Court of Appeals, San Antonio, TX
"My experience at Assumption was an eye-opener for me. It was truly a liberal arts school. In our classes, we were taught to seek the common good – to see the body politic, not just what's good for me."
Project Leader, Horace Mann Educational Associates
"As a research assistant during my time at Assumption, I aided in the design, conduction, analysis, and presentation of two studies in collaboration with experienced faculty. I gained practical understanding of the scientific method and contributed to the field of psychology."
Masters of Arts in School Counseling, Assumption College '15
"Being able to do research in the Psychology department truly gave me a unique experience that provided me with the ability to uncover a skill-set that I didn't know I had within me."
Foreign Affairs '85
News Anchor, WFSB 3, Hartford, CT
"My experience at Assumption was wonderful. It taught me how to learn, how to think and how to question. I often found myself in a small class with a professor who was compelling us to think deeper and in new ways."
Political Science '83
Head Football Coach, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
"The intellectual and spiritual environment at Assumption was critical to my development. The close-knit community I experienced at that beautiful campus on Salisbury Street allowed me to grow. I love Assumption College and what it did for me and continues to do each day."
Caroline Rufo, Ph.D.
Doctor of Philosophy, Chemistry, Syracuse University; Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University
Assumption College provided critical opportunities to conduct hands-on research and also an excellent liberal arts education that prepared me to pursue a number of different paths. These experiences built the foundation from which I pursued a doctorate and a successful post-graduate career.