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University to Begin Fall Semester Remotely, Students to Return at End of August

Aug. 10, 2020
In a message sent to students and their families this evening, Assumption University President Francesco C. Cesareo, Ph.D., announced that due to the current public health situation, the fall semester would begin remotely for the first two weeks and students will move-in to residence halls in two...

Assumption-branded Face Masks Available

Aug. 7, 2020
The Assumption Parent Association is offering Assumption-branded face masks for purchase to support the Assumption Coronavirus Financial Aid Relief Fund . These high-quality reusable face masks are made of premium soft materials that loop behind the ears. They are designed to be comfortable and are...

Assumption Baseball Players Making the Most of Bravehearts’ Season 

Jul. 27, 2020 Office of Communications
Earlier this summer, Brendan Desautels ’21 was spending his time working at the Home Depot and taking summer courses. He was staying in shape, but was not optimistic about a summer baseball season. Meanwhile, Cole Chudoba ’21 had driven down to North Carolina to play for the Wilmington Sharks in the...

Assumption to Empower Underrepresented and Next Generation of Cybersecurity Leaders

Jul. 27, 2020
This summer, high school students can get a taste of University classes and explore the exciting field of cybersecurity. Assumption’s cybersecurity program is offering a virtual experience for 35 ninth-grade girls participating in Girls Inc. of Worcester’s Eureka! program from July 27 to 31, to...

O’Reilly ’21 Gaining Hands-on Experience through Cybersecurity Internship

Jul. 27, 2020 Office of Communications
Michael O’Reilly ‘21, a computer science and cybersecurity major from Hollis, NH, has spent the summer immersed and gaining real-world experience in the cybersecurity field through his internship at Tyler Technologies, the country’s largest supplier of software in the public sector, including...

Seeking Truth and the Problem of God 

Jul. 14, 2020
An Assumption education encourages students to seek the truth. Assistant Professor of Theology Ty Monroe’s, Ph.D. , theology course, The Problem of God, does just that, beginning with asking students to think about why a Catholic college would offer such a course. “It often turns out that students...

Prof. Dobski Assesses America’s “National Form” Using Hamilton’s Federalist Papers 

Jul. 7, 2020
In a recent essay published by The Heritage Foundation, Assumption University Associate Professor of Political Science Bernard Dobski, Ph.D., defends the American ideals of liberty and civic republicanism. The essay, “ America, the Republican Nation: A Response to Critics of the Nation-State ,” was...

How Assumption Prepared Lazzaro ’23 to Grow a Business, Launch a Public Service Career

Jul. 7, 2020
Though just 19-years-old, Nick Lazzaro ’23 is ready to change the world, beginning with his hometown of Millbury. Last week, Lazzaro, who is studying economics and history and enrolled in the pre-law program at Assumption, became the youngest public official in Millbury after winning a seat on the...

Pathway to Fall 2020

Jul. 6, 2020
Assumption University has developed a comprehensive information resource for students, their families, faculty and staff. We invite you visit our Pathway to the Fall 2020 page to learn more about our plans to welcome students back to campus this fall, if safe to do so. Pathway to Fall 2020 If you...

Students Help Local Businesses Develop Successful Social Media Strategies

Jul. 6, 2020
As society continues its rapid transition toward a digital world, having knowledge of how social media works is becoming increasingly important. This summer, students have the opportunity to learn more about this very subject through Social Media Marketing, a summer course offered through the Grenon...