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On Migration, Vocation, and Social Justice for Immigrants

Feb. 26, 2021 Office of Communications
Luis Argueta, a Guatemalan-American film director and producer, discussed Central American migration, in particular, his forthcoming documentary, Ausencia (Absence), about migration pressures, patterns, and reintegration of returning migrants to Guatemala.

Assumption Achieves ‘Military Friendly School’ Status for a Third Year

Feb. 22, 2021 Isabella DeScenza '21
Assumption University has been named a Military Friendly® School for the third consecutive year.

What Recent Excavations Tell Us about Norse Vikings and the Settlement of Vinland 

Feb. 16, 2021 Daniel Carito '21
Canadian Museum Curator Kevin McAleese will discuss the recent discovery of Ancient Viking settlements in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, during Assumption's spring HumanArts lecture.

Assumption Students Training as Contact Tracers to Assist Worcester in Pandemic Response

Feb. 16, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption University students are training to become contact tracers to assist the City of Worcester in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic through their upper-level biology course, Infectious and Epidemic Disease.

Prof. Cavanagh: Engaging Students in Learning Amid a Pandemic

Feb. 16, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption Psychology Professor Sarah Rose Cavanagh, Ph.D., advocates the importance of infusing play in the college classroom in a recent article published in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Assumption, Railers Join to Support Frontline Workers 

Feb. 10, 2021 Lily O’Connor ’21
Assumption University and the Worcester Railers have teamed up for the Food For Frontliners initiative.

Accounting Program Earns Endorsement by Institute of Management Accountants

Feb. 10, 2021 Office of Communications
The IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), an international association focused on advancing the management accounting profession, has announced that Assumption University's accounting program in the Grenon School of Business is one of eight schools to earn its endorsement for 2021. At the time...

From Undrafted to Super Bowl LV: The Inspiring Story of Zach Triner '15

Feb. 6, 2021 Office of Communications
After graduating from Assumption, Zach Triner ’15 moved across the country to San Diego, where he lived in his Jeep Wrangler in the parking lot of former NFL kicker John Carney’s training facility. Triner, undrafted and hoping to make it to the National Football League (NFL) – a dream he’d had since...

Assumption’s Rehabilitation Counseling Program Ranked Among the Best in the Nation

Feb. 5, 2021 Joel Rosario ’24
Assumption is one of Intelligent’s Top 32 Master’s in Addictions and Recovery Degree Programs in the nation.

Assumption’s Counseling Program Ranked Top 50 in Country 

Feb. 4, 2021 Caitlin Sze ’24 and Joel Rosario ’24 
The ranking organization Intelligent has included Assumption's Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling Psychology program on its list of he top 50 programs in the country.