September 2014
20 September 2014 - 2:30pm to 8:00pm
Prep Reunion

Prep Reunion

20 September 2014 - 2:30pm to 8:00pm
02:30 PM
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Diane Laska-Nixon
508-767-7223
alumni@assumption.edu

Hagan Hall

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20 September 2014 - 2:30pm
Alumni Women's Soccer Game

Alumni Women's Soccer Game

20 September 2014 - 2:30pm
02:30 PM
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Kevin Meek
508-767-7194
kr.meek@assumption.edu

Multi-Sport Stadium

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25 September 2014 - 12:00pm
The Bach Consort of Worcester

The Bach Consort of Worcester

25 September 2014 - 12:00pm
12:00 PM
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Michelle Graveline, Artistic Director
Peter Sulski, String Leader

A FEAST OF BAROQUE CONCERTOS

The Bach Consort of Worcester returns to open the 2014 - 2015 HumanArts series with a guest artist on the Baroque recorder, Héloïse Degrugillier.  She will be the featured soloist in Vivaldi’s Concerto for Recorder.  The Consort will also be continuing their series of concerti grossi, featuring Handel’s Concerto Grosso op. 6 no. 11, and Corelli’s Concerto Grosso op. 6 no. 9.  The fourth featured concerto will be the Telemann Viola Concerto, with Peter Sulski as soloist.


Chapel of the Holy Spirit

Michelle Graveline, Artistic Director
Peter Sulski, String Leader

A FEAST OF BAROQUE CONCERTOS

The Bach Consort of Worcester returns to open the 2014 - 2015 HumanArts series with a guest artist on the Baroque recorder, Héloïse Degrugillier.  She will be the featured soloist in Vivaldi’s Concerto for Recorder.  The Consort will also be continuing their series of concerti grossi, featuring Handel’s Concerto Grosso op. 6 no. 11, and Corelli’s Concerto Grosso op. 6 no. 9.  The fourth featured concerto will be the Telemann Viola Concerto, with Peter Sulski as soloist.

25 September 2014 - 7:30pm
Sports and Civil Rights: America from 1930 to the Present

Sports and Civil Rights: America from 1930 to the Present

25 September 2014 - 7:30pm
7:30 PM
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A reading and Q&A with Sportswriter John Rosengren.


Kennedy Memorial Hall - Room 112

A reading and Q&A with Sportswriter John Rosengren.

26 September 2014 - 6:00pm to 28 September 2014 - 1:00pm
Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming Weekend

26 September 2014 - 6:00pm to 28 September 2014 - 1:00pm
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Diane Laska-Nixon
508-767-7205
cn.lazaros@assumption.edu
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26 September 2014 - 6:00pm
Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

26 September 2014 - 6:00pm
06:00 PM
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Five individuals will be inducted this year to the Assumption Alumni-Athletics Hall of Fame:

Charlie Aleksiewicz '65, Jeff Scott '74, Bryan Moore '00, Allison Reyell Murphy '05, and Jenny Mongeau Lane '06

Register online at www.assumptiongreyhounds.com

508-767-7279
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$40;$15 kids

Hagan Hall

Five individuals will be inducted this year to the Assumption Alumni-Athletics Hall of Fame:

Charlie Aleksiewicz '65, Jeff Scott '74, Bryan Moore '00, Allison Reyell Murphy '05, and Jenny Mongeau Lane '06

Register online at www.assumptiongreyhounds.com

27 September 2014 - 3:00pm
AC Family Weekend Band Performance

AC Family Weekend Band Performance

27 September 2014 - 3:00pm
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The Assumption College Band under the direction of its conductor, Bruce Hopkins, will be performing its first concert of the school year in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit. Featured will be works from the concert band repertoire from many different centuries.


Chapel of the Holy Spirit

The Assumption College Band under the direction of its conductor, Bruce Hopkins, will be performing its first concert of the school year in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit. Featured will be works from the concert band repertoire from many different centuries.

28 September 2014 - 2:00pm
Chorale Family Weekend Concert

Chorale Family Weekend Concert

28 September 2014 - 2:00pm
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The Assumption College Chorale in the first concert of the season will present a concert of varied choral works from traditional to contemporary.  The Chorale is directed by Dr. Michelle Graveline and accompanied by Mr. Ian Watson.


Chapel of the Holy Spirit

The Assumption College Chorale in the first concert of the season will present a concert of varied choral works from traditional to contemporary.  The Chorale is directed by Dr. Michelle Graveline and accompanied by Mr. Ian Watson.

28 September 2014 - 3:00pm
Chorale Family Weekend Reception

Chorale Family Weekend Reception

28 September 2014 - 3:00pm
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Everyone is invited to join the chorale members for a light reception following the performance.


Tinsley Campus Ministry Center Community Room

Everyone is invited to join the chorale members for a light reception following the performance.

October 2014
1 October 2014 - 7:00pm
President's Lecture Series: The Moral Voice of Pope Francis

President's Lecture Series: The Moral Voice of Pope Francis

1 October 2014 - 7:00pm
7:00 PM
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John L. Allen Jr., D.S.Litt, Associate Editor of The Boston Globe and Senior Vatican Analyst for CNN will deliver the first lecture of the 2014-2015 Assumption College President's Lecture Series. The Series provides a public forum in which important ethical, spiritual and human issues are illuminated and examined within the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Allen is associate editor of The Boston Globe, specializing in coverage of the Vatican and the Catholic Church, and of the Globe’s online magazine Crux. He also serves as senior Vatican analyst for CNN and was for 16 years the prize-winning senior correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter. Allen is the author of seven bestselling books on the Vatican and Catholic affairs

and frequently writes on the Church for major national and international publications. His weekly Internet column, “All Things Catholic,” is widely read as a source of insight on the global Church

In his lecture Allen will discuss how he believes the key to understanding Pope Francis is that the Holy Father sees himself as the “Pope of Mercy,” operating in what he has described as a kairos, or privileged moment, to deliver a message of mercy.

All lectures in the series are open to the Assumption College community and the general public at no charge. RSVPs are encouraged due to limited space. Please call Sharon Mahoney at 508-767-7322 or e-mail shmahone@assumption.edu for more information.

Contact Person: 
Sharon Mahoney
508-767-7322
shmahone@assumption.edu

Hagan Campus Center

John L. Allen Jr., D.S.Litt, Associate Editor of The Boston Globe and Senior Vatican Analyst for CNN will deliver the first lecture of the 2014-2015 Assumption College President's Lecture Series. The Series provides a public forum in which important ethical, spiritual and human issues are illuminated and examined within the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Allen is associate editor of The Boston Globe, specializing in coverage of the Vatican and the Catholic Church, and of the Globe’s online magazine Crux. He also serves as senior Vatican analyst for CNN and was for 16 years the prize-winning senior correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter. Allen is the author of seven bestselling books on the Vatican and Catholic affairs

and frequently writes on the Church for major national and international publications. His weekly Internet column, “All Things Catholic,” is widely read as a source of insight on the global Church

In his lecture Allen will discuss how he believes the key to understanding Pope Francis is that the Holy Father sees himself as the “Pope of Mercy,” operating in what he has described as a kairos, or privileged moment, to deliver a message of mercy.

All lectures in the series are open to the Assumption College community and the general public at no charge. RSVPs are encouraged due to limited space. Please call Sharon Mahoney at 508-767-7322 or e-mail shmahone@assumption.edu for more information.

7 October 2014 - 6:30pm
AIA Lecture John J. Dobbins Architecture and Mosaics in the House of the Drinking Contest at Antioch: Reconstructing the Ancient Context

AIA Lecture John J. Dobbins Architecture and Mosaics in the House of the Drinking Contest at Antioch: Reconstructing the Ancient Context

7 October 2014 - 6:30pm
6:30 PM
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Antioch-on-the-Orontes was the capital of the Roman province of Syria and one of the most important cities in antiquity.  Among the treasures discovered by the 1930s excavations at Antioch and its vicinity are numerous polychrome floor mosaics.  This presentation focuses on reconstructing the original setting of the mosaics from the third-century CE House of the Drinking Contest at Seleucia Pieria, the port city of Antioch.  Mosaics from the house now are located in Worcester, Boston, Princeton, Richmond, Denver, St. Petersburg (FL), and Antakya (site of Antioch in Turkey). 

The separation of the mosaics has severed them from their original site and from each other.  Not even the original excavators saw the mosaics in their ancient context because the roofs of the house were gone as were the walls that supported the roofs and created windows, doors, and a courtyard that admitted light into the house.  Excavation photographs present the mosaics in place, but the lighting conditions were those of the 1930s.  The ancient occupants saw light enter over walls, through windows, and between columns as it moved across pavements during the course of the day and the arc of the year.  Neither excavation photographs nor museum environments recreate the ancient context.

Computer science addresses the problem of the lost architectural and lighting contexts through a 3D model created by Ethan Gruber that recreates the house and inserts the mosaics into the spaces that originally contained them.  A programming script calibrates the sunlight to the latitude and longitude of Seleucia Pieria and is set to the year 230 thus enabling an accurate lighting simulation for the house and its mosaics.  The computer model presents a graphic rendering of the hypotheses underpinning the architectural reconstruction.  Lighting simulations present the lighting conditions at the summer and winter solstices of the year 230.  Time-lapse videos allow the viewer to observe and study the movement of light throughout the house on those days.  Finally, the model places the viewer within the ancient spaces, thereby reconstructing and recontextualizing view corridors within the house and from the house to the natural environment.


Hagan Hall

Antioch-on-the-Orontes was the capital of the Roman province of Syria and one of the most important cities in antiquity.  Among the treasures discovered by the 1930s excavations at Antioch and its vicinity are numerous polychrome floor mosaics.  This presentation focuses on reconstructing the original setting of the mosaics from the third-century CE House of the Drinking Contest at Seleucia Pieria, the port city of Antioch.  Mosaics from the house now are located in Worcester, Boston, Princeton, Richmond, Denver, St. Petersburg (FL), and Antakya (site of Antioch in Turkey). 

The separation of the mosaics has severed them from their original site and from each other.  Not even the original excavators saw the mosaics in their ancient context because the roofs of the house were gone as were the walls that supported the roofs and created windows, doors, and a courtyard that admitted light into the house.  Excavation photographs present the mosaics in place, but the lighting conditions were those of the 1930s.  The ancient occupants saw light enter over walls, through windows, and between columns as it moved across pavements during the course of the day and the arc of the year.  Neither excavation photographs nor museum environments recreate the ancient context.

Computer science addresses the problem of the lost architectural and lighting contexts through a 3D model created by Ethan Gruber that recreates the house and inserts the mosaics into the spaces that originally contained them.  A programming script calibrates the sunlight to the latitude and longitude of Seleucia Pieria and is set to the year 230 thus enabling an accurate lighting simulation for the house and its mosaics.  The computer model presents a graphic rendering of the hypotheses underpinning the architectural reconstruction.  Lighting simulations present the lighting conditions at the summer and winter solstices of the year 230.  Time-lapse videos allow the viewer to observe and study the movement of light throughout the house on those days.  Finally, the model places the viewer within the ancient spaces, thereby reconstructing and recontextualizing view corridors within the house and from the house to the natural environment.

9 October 2014 - 6:00pm
Hartford Alumni Reception

Hartford Alumni Reception

9 October 2014 - 6:00pm
06:00 PM
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Nicki Lazaros
508-767-7205
cn.lazaros@assumption.edu

Hartford Golf Club

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