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Amid Challenges of Pandemic, Assumption Students Excel Academically

Jan. 15, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption University has announced those students named to the University’s Dean’s List for the fall 2020 semester. Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 for a five-class, 15-credit semester to be included on the prestigious list, which is announced at the completion of the fall and...

Students, Alumni Engage in Lifelong Learning through CTEQ Symposium

Dec. 31, 2020 Office of Communications
Assumption's Core Texts and Enduring Questions Program hosted a symposium that brought together current students and alumni for a discussion on the works of Flannery O' Connor, an initiative to foster lifelong learning.

Professors Pivot, Create Virtual Showcase of Students’ Artwork

Dec. 29, 2020 Caitlin Sze ‘24
Bcause the pandemic has canceled the annual fall student art show on campus, Assumption professors have created an online show to share their students' work.

Christmas Blessings from Assumption University

Dec. 25, 2020
Assumption University Francesco C. Cesareo, Ph.D., shares a Christmas message with the Assumption community. Christmas Message 2020 from Assumption University on Vimeo .

Scholarship In Memory of the Late Prof. Ranasinghe to Benefit First-Generation Students

Dec. 21, 2020 Joel Rosario ’24
A scholarship has been created in memory of the late Philosophy Professor Nalin Ranasinghe, Ph.D., whounexpectedly passed away as he was returning home from India to Boston in the spring.

On Migration, Vocation, and Social Justice for Immigrants

Dec. 18, 2020 Office of Communications
Luis Argueta, a Guatemalan-American film director and producer, will discuss Central American migration, in particular, his forthcoming documentary, Ausencia (Absence), about migration pressures, patterns, and reintegration of returning migrants to Guatemala.

Prof. Pica-Smith Shares Importance of Interracial Friendships

Dec. 16, 2020 Joel Rosario ’24
Assumption Professor Cinzia Pica-Smith recently shared her research on interracial friendships at the Shrewsbury Public Library.

Have the Rules of War Changed; Are they Still Relevant?

Dec. 15, 2020 Office of Communications
Col. (ret.) and Red Cross Sr. Director Randy Bagwell will offer his thoughts on the Geneva Conventions in the modern world during Assumption University virtual lecture on March 30.

Scholarships Awarded to Form Critical Thinkers and Next Generation of Political Leaders

Dec. 15, 2020 Office of Communications
Assumption has awarded seven students with the 2020-21 Daniel Patrick Moynihan Scholarship.

Nursing Schools Almanac Names Assumption’s Froelich School of Nursing to its Best Nursing Schools in the U.S. List

Dec. 11, 2020
Nursing Schools Almanac , an independent ranking organization that provides resources to aspiring nurses to choose a program of study, has named Assumption University’s new Froelich School of Nursing to its 2020 list of the best nursing schools in the United States. The University welcomed its first...