Business Ethics Lecture Featuring Former White House Advisor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 17:00
5:00 PM

The 11th annual Assumption College Business Ethics Lecture will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in La Maison Française Salon.

This year’s lecture will feature former White House climate change official William J. Antholis, Ph.D., now managing director of the prestigious Brookings Institution. He will discuss "Ethics and Politics in India and China: From Local Self-Government to Global Sustainability."

Film Screening: The Anonymous People

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 18:30 to 20:30
6:30 PM

Assumption College's Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies Department and Rehabilitation Counseling Graduate Program will host a special screening of The Anonymous People, a 2013 feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. An open discussion will follow the film.

Rehabilitation Counseling MA/CAGS Info Session

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 17:30 to 19:00
5:30 PM

Interested in a career focused on helping people? Join Program Director, Lee Pearson and Graduate Studies representatives to learn more about the program, the application process, and why it is recognized as one of the top 50 programs in the nation by U.S. News.

Special Education M.A. & C.A.G.S. Info Session

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 17:00 to 18:00
5:00 PM

Join Program Director, Nanho Vanderhart and Graduate Studies representative Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM in The Carriage House for a Special Education Information Session.

The Special Education program primarily prepares students for a career as teacher of children and adolescents with mild to moderate disabilities. Learn about child development, teaching skills and critical strategies for the role of Special Education teacher.

President's Lecture Series: What St. Augustine Really Thought About Sex

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 19:00
7:00 PM
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John C. Cavadini, Ph.D., Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame and Director of the Institute of Church Life, will deliver the Annual Augustine Lecture as part of the 2013-2014 President's Lecture Series.

Contact Person: 
Sharon Mahoney

Cynthia Davis, Founder of The Canvas Peace Project

Monday, March 31, 2014 - 16:30 to 18:00
4:30 PM

The Women’s Studies Program at Assumption College presents Cynthia Davis, Founder of The Canvas Peace Project. This initiative inspires artists across the US to help raise awareness of genocide and the ongoing atrocities in Sudan and South Sudan. The Canvas Peace Project exhibits raise money to help finance a women’s business enterprise in Ariang, South Sudan, home of Lost Boy, Gabriel Bol Deng.

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Zina Giannopoulou: The Self as Subject and Object of Knowledge in Plato

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 00:00
4:00 PM

Professor Giannopoulou will conduct a seminar titled “The Self as Subject and Object of Knowledge in Plato.”  This seminar is presented by the Assumption College Philosophy department, through its membership in the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy (B.A.C.A.P.).

For more information, please contact: Prof. Daniel P. Maher,

Contact Person: 
Daniel P. Maher
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Zina Giannopoulou: Self –Knowledge in Plato’s Theaetetus and Alcibiades 1

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 00:00
7:30 PM

The Philosophy Department, through its membership in the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy (B.A.C.A.P.), is pleased to present “Self –Knowledge in Plato’s Theaetetus and Alcibiades 1” a lecture by Professor Zina Giannopoulou, University of California, Irvine. Professor John Partridge of Wheaton College will serve as commentator.

Contact Person: 
Daniel P. Maher
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President’s Lecture Series: Religious Liberty and the Culture of Life

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 00:00
7:00 PM

Dr. Janet E. Smith, Ph.D, will discuss how attacks on the culture of life go hand-in-hand with attacks on religious liberty, and why many in the United States seem to think that the right to life and (religious) liberty must be sacrificed to the pursuit of happiness.

In her lecture, Dr. Smith argues that only a commitment to the New Evangelization can show us the way to address the present and coming oppression of religious practice.


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