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Giving Thanks

Nov. 24, 2021
Please click the play button below to view a Thanksgiving message from Assumption University President Francesco C. Cesareo, Ph.D.

Assumption Professor Named President of the New England Psychological Association

Nov. 17, 2021 Office of Communications
The New England Psychological Association (NEPA) announced a transition in leadership at its annual conference on November 6, naming Assumption University Associate Professor of Psychology Adam Volungis, Ph.D. , as its next president. Prof. Volungis assumes the role from fellow Assumption Professor...

Assumption Advances Nine Spots in U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Regional Colleges Ranking

Nov. 12, 2021 Office of Communications
U.S. News & World Report has included Assumption University in its recently released 2022 Best Colleges rankings, acknowleding Assumption as a top institution in the North region, a Best Value School, and a top performer on social mobility.

2021 Veterans Day Ceremony

Nov. 11, 2021
Assumption University today paused to recognize the selfless contributions of Veterans. You are invited to watch the ceremony below.

Assumption Recognized as One of The Princeton Review’s “Best 387 Colleges” for 2022

Nov. 8, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption University has been named one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review in its 2022 annual college guide, The Best 387 Colleges.

Assumption Student Recognized with NACA Leadership Award

Nov. 4, 2021 Meagan Molea '22
The National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) recognized Mackenzie Drew ’22 with the Ken Bedini Student Leadership Award. According to NACA, the award was established to recognize the outstanding contributions of the region's undergraduate student leaders who make a difference in their...

The Chinese Economy and its Impact on Central Massachusetts Families and Businesses

Oct. 16, 2021
Assumption University will once again join organizations across the United States in hosting a local discussion on how the U.S.-China relationship affects our cities, towns, and communities. The National Committee on U.S. China Relations (NCUSCR) will host a national China Town Hall on YouTube...

Assumption Recognizes Students’ Commitment to Service with Prestigious Light the Way Scholarships

Oct. 5, 2021
A cornerstone of the Assumption University mission is to form graduates who will use their gifts and talents to better the world in which they live. Each year, Assumption recognizes first-year students committed to making a meaningful difference in their communities with the prestigious Light the...

Through the Devoted Efforts of his Colleagues, Prof. Ranasinghe’s Confessions of Odysseus Published Posthumously

Oct. 4, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption University’s Department of Philosophy today announced that colleagues of Prof. Nalin Ranasinghe, Ph.D., have posthumously published his final work, The Confessions of Odysseus (St. Augustine’s Press, 2021). Claiming that “Homer’s epic is the cornerstone of Western civilization,” this work...

Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies Faculty Engage in International Scholarship

Oct. 4, 2021 Office of Communications
This summer the Human Services & Rehabilitation Studies (HSRS) faculty were busy disseminating their cross-cultural and globally relevant/focused research. For the second year in a row, Cinzia Pica-Smith, Ed.D ., associate professor of Human Services & Rehabilitation Studies and director of the...