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Assumption’s New Director of Choral Activities has an Ambitious Plan to Bring Music to the Worcester Community

Dec. 10, 2019 Office of Communications
Director of Choral Activities Brad Dumont brings a commitment to community arts education to his new position at Assumption.

N.E. Conference Features Research Conducted by Assumption Faculty and Grad Fellows

Dec. 5, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption psychology faculty memebers Alison Stoner, Ph.D., Adam Volungis, Ph.D., and Leonard Doerfler, Ph.D., participated in the 59th NEPA Conference on Nov. 9.

What is a Catholic’s Civic Duty Amid Political and Ecclesial Division?

Dec. 4, 2019
Assumption College’s Ecumenical Institute and Bayard, Inc. will host a lecture by Villanova theologian Massimo Faggioli, Ph.D., “Catholicism and Citizenship in Times of Political and Ecclesial Division,” on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 4 p.m. in the Tsotsis Family Academic Center on the Assumption...

RealClearPolitics Publishes Vartanian ’20 Column on Freedom of Speech

Dec. 3, 2019 Office of Communications
The national political news analysis website RealClearPolitics has published an essay on freedom of speech by Lily Vartanian ’20. Vartanian’s piece was the winner of an essay contest on the relationship between liberal education and freedom of speech sponsored by Assumption’s Core Texts and Enduring...

Assumption’s Marketing Program Recognized as one of the Top in the U.S.

Nov. 27, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption's marketing program has been ranked as one of the best in the nation by College Factual.

Provost Greg Weiner to Present Lecture on the Politics of Prudence

Nov. 25, 2019 Office of Communications
Greg Weiner, Ph.D ., provost and academic vice president at Assumption College, will deliver a lecture based on his new book Old Whigs at American Enterprise Institute (AEI) in Washington, D.C., on November 25. This fall, Provost Weiner was chosen to serve as a part-time visiting scholar for the...

Assumption’s Continuing Education Program Celebrates 40 Years of Educating Adults

Nov. 25, 2019 Rachel Berthiaume ’20
Continuing and Career Education (CCE) at Assumption has provided adults the opportunity to achieve their goals of obtaining a higher education for the last 40 years. Through convenient online courses, adult learners can study while balancing the many challenges and obligations of their rigorous...

Celebrating the Christmas Season at Assumption College

Nov. 21, 2019 Office of Communications
Every year, Assumption hosts a number of holiday events on campus in the celebration of Advent and Christmas. These events, open to members of the Assumption and Worcester communities, provide engaging ways in which to prepare for the celebration of Christmas and to give back during the “season of...

Assumption’s Commitment to Service: The Impact on the Neighboring Community

Nov. 21, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption College has released its annual Community Benefits Report (CBR) , Stronger Together for Worcester , a collection of stories and information that shares the College’s meaningful contributions to the Worcester community, nearly 175,000 hours last year. “Regardless of a student’s chosen...

Hound of the Week: Emily Norman '20

Nov. 20, 2019 Office of Communications
Congratulations to our next Hound of the Week, Emily Norman ’20! A Neuroscience major from Chelmsford, MA, Emily chose to study at Assumption because she felt a strong sense of community. “ I did not want to feel like just a number and at Assumption I knew I would be able to form long-lasting...