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  • Jul 17, 2024
  • Olivia Boudreau

Erin Elizabeth Hunter Summer Camp for Girls Inc. Held at Froelich School of Nursing

The Froelich School of Nursing hosted the inaugural Erin Elizabeth Hunter Summer Camp for Girls, Inc. last week to provide local young women with an engaging opportunity to learn foundational nursing skills such as CPR and first aid.    During the camp, students had the opportunity to partici...

The Froelich School of Nursing hosted the inaugural Erin Elizabeth Hunter Summer Camp for Girls, Inc. last week to provide local young women with an engaging opportunity to learn foundational nursing skills such as CPR and first aid.  
  • Jul 15, 2024
  • Olivia Boudreau

“Play transcends all language”: a Transformative Experience for Faculty and Students in El Paso, Texas

Located on the southernmost border of the United States, the city of El Paso, Texas, is home to almost 700,000 people - and one of the largest international border crossings in the world.  During the middle of May, 2024, El Paso was also home to a group of five Assumption students, four fac...

For the third year in a row, Assumption’s Campus Ministry sponsored a SEND trip to El Paso for Assumption community members to to assist the Assumptionists in providing temporary shelter to migrants from around the world.
  • Jul 10, 2024

Assumption University Announces Increased Affordability of Graduate Programs Preparing Individuals to Work in K-12 Schools

Assumption University’s School of Graduate Studies announced today that there will be a 20 percent reduction in tuition for Special Education and School Counseling graduate programs beginning with the fall 2024 semester.   “The goal of making these programs more affordable is to in...

Assumption University’s School of Graduate Studies announced today that there will be a 20% reduction in tuition for Special Education and School Counseling graduate programs beginning with the fall 2024 semester.  
  • Jul 10, 2024

Assumption University Announces 10 Percent Discount on Graduate Tuition for Alumni

Assumption University’s School of Graduate Studies announced today that beginning in the 2024 fall semester, alumni of the University will receive a 10 percent discount on tuition for graduate programs.  “The University is committed to providing a Catholic, liberal arts education that p...

Assumption University’s School of Graduate Studies announced today that beginning in the 2024 fall semester, alumni of the University will receive a 10% discount on tuition for graduate programs. 
  • Jul 01, 2024

Applications Open for Assumption’s First Class of Physician Assistant Students

Assumption University has announced that its newly-formed Physician Assistant Program has begun accepting applications for its inaugural class. The program will continue accepting applications through November 1.  The first cohort of students is anticipated to begin in January 2025 and graduate in ...

Applications Open for Assumption’s First Class of Physician Assistant Students
  • Jun 26, 2024
  • Olivia Boudreau

SOPHIA Program Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary, Takes Capstone Rome Trip

Each academic year, a group of 24 determined, dedicated Assumption sophomores take part in the SOPHIA Program: the Sophomore Initiative at Assumption. For ten years, the program has sparked important conversations among students while teaching them important lessons about life’s meaning, purpose...

Each academic year, a group of 24 determined, dedicated Assumption sophomores take part in the SOPHIA Program: the Sophomore Initiative at Assumption.
  • Jun 11, 2024
  • Olivia Boudreau

Win From Within: All-Alumni Coaching Staff Key to Men's Ice Hockey Success

For the entire Assumption men’s ice hockey coaching staff, winning the Northeast-10 Conference Championship this season was about so much more than bringing home a trophy. It was about cultivating a family and giving back to a collegiate and athletic community that they themselves had each been ...

For the entire Assumption men’s ice hockey coaching staff, winning the NE-10 Championship this season was about so much more than bringing home a trophy. It was about cultivating a family and giving back to a collegiate and athletic community that they themselves had each been transformed by as a student-athlete. 
  • Jun 03, 2024

Assumption University Announces 2024 Alumni Award Recipients

Assumption University today announced its 2024 Alumni Award winners in advance of Reunion Weekend, June 7-9. Recipients include a retired judge, a CVS pharmacy executive, and a current NFL player and Super Bowl champion. Additionally, a member of Assumption’s Athletics Department will be named a...

Assumption University today announced its 2024 Alumni Award winners in advance of Reunion Weekend, June 7-9.
  • May 23, 2024
  • Olivia Boudreau

School of Graduate Studies Celebrates 2024 Commencement

On Saturday, May 18, the Assumption community gathered in the Plourde Recreation Center to celebrate the achievements of the School of Graduate Studies’ class of 2024.  Remarks were given to the class by Assumption University President Greg Weiner, who spoke to graduates of their power to...

On Saturday, May 18, the Assumption community gathered in the Plourde Recreation Center to celebrate the achievements of the School of Graduate Studies’ class of 2024. 
  • May 21, 2024
  • OLIVIA BOUDREAU

Assumption Students Recognized for Academic Excellence with the Spring 2024 Dean’s List

Assumption University has announced those students named to the University’s Dean’s List for the spring 2024 semester. Students named to the Dean’s List must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 for a minimum of a five-class, 15-credit semester to be included on the prestigious list. The Dea...

Assumption University has announced those students named to the University’s Dean’s List for the spring 2024 semester.
  • May 21, 2024
  • Olivia Boudreau

Kristen White Named Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

On May 8, Assumption University President Greg Weiner announced that Kristen White has been appointed Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students.  “As Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, I get to work with many different students and colleagues to improv...

On May 8, Assumption University President Greg Weiner announced that Kristen White has been appointed Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. 
  • May 16, 2024
  • Olivia Boudreau

107th Undergraduate Commencement Celebrates Class of 2024

On Sunday, May 12, the Assumption community, along with distinguished guests, family, and friends, gathered in the DCU Center to celebrate the academic achievements of the class of 2024.  415 students graduated in the Class of 2024, earning 485 baccalaureate degrees, with 69 graduates achi...

On Sunday, May 12, the Assumption community, along with distinguished guests, family, and friends, gathered in the DCU Center to celebrate the academic achievements of the class of 2024. 
  • May 09, 2024

Emily Fasteson and Shaeleigh Boynton Named Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2024

Assumption University has announced that Emily Fasteson, a Theology and Mathematics double major, has been named Valedictorian, and Shaeleigh Boynton, a Psychology major, has been named Salutatorian for the Class of 2024.  At the Commencement ceremony on May 12, Fasteson will deliver the Valedi...

Assumption University has announced that Emily Fasteson, a Theology and Mathematics double major, has been named Valedictorian, and Shaeleigh Boynton, a Psychology major with a concentration in child and adolescent development, has been named Salutatorian for the Class of 2024. 
  • May 07, 2024

Dr. Lee Trepanier Appointed Dean of D’Amour College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Assumption University and Provost Marc Guerra are pleased to announce that Dr. Lee Trepanier has been appointed the next Dean of the D’Amour College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. As Provost Guerra noted in announcing this appointment, “Dr. Trepanier brings a remarkable breadth of lear...

Dr. Lee Trepanier Appointed Dean of D’Amour College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Apr 29, 2024

Assumption President Greg Weiner Named to Worcester Business Journal Power 100 List

The Worcester Business Journal (WBJ) announced on April 29 that Assumption President Greg Weiner has been named to their annual Power 100 list of the most influential business leaders in Worcester County. According to the WBJ, professionals are named to the list based on their influence on the eco...

The Worcester Business Journal (WBJ) announced on April 29 that Assumption President Greg Weiner has been named to their annual Power 100 list of the most influential business leaders in Worcester county.
  • Apr 29, 2024
  • Olivea Swanson '24

Five Finals Tips to Improve Your Study Habits

Struggling to study for finals? Feeling distracted or burnt out from the semester? Or feeling stressed about getting that one grade in that class? Have no fear, I have five tips for you to get through the final stretch!   Tip #1: I mean it when I say it, do NOT procrastinate any studying, paper...

Struggling to study for finals? Feeling distracted or burnt out from the semester? Or feeling stressed about getting that one grade in that class? Have no fear, I have 5 tips for you to get through the final stretch!  
  • Apr 24, 2024

Assumption University Students Recognized for Academic Excellence at 40th Annual Honors Convocation

On April 15, 78 Assumption students were recognized with awards at the 40th Annual Honors Convocation. Students were presented with Augustine Scholarships, Departmental Major Awards, Special Awards and Scholarships, and the Donec Formetur Christus Presidential Award during the evening. Winners of e...

On April 15, 78 Assumption students were recognized with awards at the 40th Annual Honors Convocation.
  • Apr 23, 2024

Assumption University Undergraduate and Graduate School Commencement Honorands Announced

Assumption University is delighted to announce its speakers and honorary degree recipients for both the Undergraduate and Graduate School Commencement Ceremonies. Aaron Dominguez, Ph.D., will deliver the commencement address at the Undergraduate Commencement ceremony on May 12, 2024, where ...

Assumption University is delighted to announce its speakers and honorary degree recipients for both the Undergraduate and Graduate School Commencement Ceremonies.
  • Apr 22, 2024

Assumption Expands Partnership with Worcester Center for Performing Arts, Hanover Theatre & Conservatory

Assumption University has announced the continuation of a partnership with the Worcester Center for Performing Arts (WCPA) that will continue to provide Assumption students with various career and educational opportunities in the arts at The Hanover Theatre & Conservatory.  The partner...

Assumption University has announced the continuation of a partnership with the Worcester Center for Performing Arts (WCPA) that will continue to provide Assumption students with various career and educational opportunities in the arts at the Hanover Theatre & Conservatory. 
  • Apr 19, 2024

Assumption and Greater Worcester Community Foundation Jointly Establish Scholarship Program

Assumption University and the Greater Worcester Community Foundation (GWCF) are thrilled to announce a new partnership that will award Worcester County high school students with scholarship money to support their academic careers at Assumption. This partnership is a reflection of Assumption’s co...

Assumption and Greater Worcester Community Foundation Jointly Establish Scholarship Program
  • Apr 19, 2024

Assumption Announces Center for Civic Friendship

President Greg Weiner announced this week that Assumption University is launching an innovative new Center for Civic Friendship, and that Dr. Mary Jane Rein has been appointed as the first Director of the center.  The Center for Civic Friendship will embody the belief that ideas should be ...

Assumption Announces Center for Civic Friendship
  • Apr 04, 2024
  • Olivia Boudreau

Adam Ide '24 and Professor John Bell Present Research at Southern History of Education Society Conference

Last month, Adam Ide ‘24 and Assistant Professor of History John Bell, traveled to Columbia, South Carolina to present their research on emancipation and education at the Southern History of Education Society (SHOES) Conference. The conference, co-hosted by Allen University and the University of ...

Last month, Adam Ide ‘24 and Assistant Professor of History John Bell, traveled to Columbia, South Carolina to present their research on emancipation and education at the Southern History of Education Society (SHOES) Conference.
  • Apr 02, 2024

Statement on the Passing of Larry Lucchino

President Greg Weiner, Ph.D. has released the following statement on the passing of baseball and Worcester legend Larry Lucchino: "Larry Lucchino was the beating heart of baseball in New England—a visionary who brought hope to millions in this region and especially to Worcester. He was also a ...

Statement on the Passing of Larry Lucchino
  • Mar 27, 2024
  • Olivia Boudreau

Assumption University Named Top Ten Military Friendly® School for 2024-25

For the fourth year in a row, Military Friendly® has named Assumption University to its list of military friendly colleges and universities. Assumption is ranked number six in the nation in its category in the 2024-25 rankings, moving up four spots from being ranked number 10 last year.  ...

For the fourth year in a row, Military Friendly® has named Assumption University to its list of military friendly colleges and universities.