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Assumption Awarded Grant to Create Course to Explore the Influences of Hispanic Culture on Pope Francis’s Environmental Advocacy

May. 15, 2019 Office of Communications
The Assumption College Department of Modern & Classical Languages and Cultures was awarded a competitive Curriculum Development Grant from Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) to develop a course that explores the Right of Nature in the Hispanic world as they relate to the spiritual perspectives of His...

Hound of the Week: Jillian Geyster '20

May. 15, 2019 Office of Communications
Congratulations to our next Hound of the Week, Jillian Geyster ’20! Jillian is an elementary education & history major from Phillipston, MA who loves giving back to the Assumption community. Having been involved at Assumption since her freshman year, Jill has served as SGA Senator, Heights Yearbook...

Travel Tuesday: Mary Kate O'Shaughnessy '20

May. 14, 2019 Office of Communications
Mary Kate O’Shaughnessy '20 chose to study abroad at Maynooth University in Ireland as a way to connect with her Irish roots. “I’ve always wanted to visit Ireland and when I was presented with the opportunity to live there for my spring 2019 semester, I couldn’t say no!” Mary Kate wanted to be able...

Members of the Class of 2019 Lauded for Commitment to Service

May. 14, 2019 Office of Communications
A day before their Sunday, May 12 commencement, a select number of exemplary students were honored with the College’s Crown & Shield Award during a luncheon with their families and College administrators. The Crown and Shield awards is a tradition at Assumption, celebrated since 1952. The award was...

Commencement Speaker Robert Lewis: “Influence others to greatness and lead with your soul”

May. 13, 2019 Office of Communications
Before a crowd of thousands, Robert Lewis Jr., chief executive officer of The BASE, a Boston-based nonprofit that provides athletic, education and career-building resources to enable student-athletes to pursue a college degree, shared his life story of struggle and achievement and inspired the Class...

College Breaks Ground on Health Sciences Building

May. 10, 2019 Office of Communications
Before a gathering of students, Trustees, faculty, and staff, Assumption College today broke ground on a new, 41,000-square-foot Health Sciences building that will welcome students in fall 2020. “In this new building, we will not simply train future nurses and health care professionals to treat a...

Hound of the Week: John Cordero '19

May. 8, 2019 Office of Communications
Congratulations to our next Hound of the week, John Cordero ’19! John’s leadership the past four years has ranged from being an RA, and President of the Esports club all which he has carried into his senior year. “Being involved gave me a family here on campus. Being an RA, in particular, gave me 55...

Travel Tuesday: Abby Cunningham '20

May. 7, 2019 Office of Communications
Abby Cunningham ’20 a marketing major decided to study abroad so that she could see the world while continuing her education. Abby chose the Czech Republic, specifically Prague to be her home away from home. “Prague is an absolutely beautiful city, has the top business school in Europe, is centrally...

Student Leaders, Scholars Named Valedictorian and Salutatorian Named for College’s 102nd Commencement Exercises

May. 6, 2019 Office of Communications
Following a rigorous selection process, Assumption is pleased to announce the valedictorian and salutatorian for its 102nd Commencement on Sunday, May 12, at the DCU Center in downtown Worcester, where more than 660 candidates for graduation will receive either an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s...

Professor Michael Land, Ph.D., Named New England Journalism Educator of the Year

May. 1, 2019 Office of Communications
The New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA) has named Associate Professor of English and Director of Assumption’s Community Service Learning Program Michael Land, Ph.D., New England Journalism Educator of the Year. The prestigious award recognizes a professor at a university or college...