Women’s Swimming & Diving Team Wins NE10 Championship

Feb. 13, 2019 Office of Communications
This past weekend, Assumption College’s Women’s Swimming & Diving team captured their fourth Northeast-10 Conference Championship in six years.

Assumption Professor Compiles Anthology of Memoirs by Assisted Living Residents

Feb. 12, 2019 Katelynn Rosa '19
When not teaching in the college classroom, Assumption College English Professor Lucia Knoles, Ph.D., teaches autobiography writing classes for members of Worcester’s senior community. Throughout the summer, Prof. Knoles collaborated with a group of residents of the Eisenberg Assisted Living Center...

Des Moines Register Showcases Assumption Research

Feb. 7, 2019 Office of Communications
Paul M. Piwko, visiting assistant professor of accounting, recently penned an opinion-editorial piece that was published in the Des Moines Register.

Assumption Professors Collaborate on Art Exhibit

Feb. 7, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption College Professors Joseph Ray and Tyler Vance have collaborated on an art exhibit entitled, “Van Rance & Joe Bob Go to the Movies,” a collection of charcoal drawings that showcase the highs and lows of collaboration and improvisation.

Female Viking Warrior Takes Center Stage at Annual AIA Lecture

Feb. 6, 2019 Katelynn Rosa '19
For centuries, Vikings have been portrayed as male warriors, but according to Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson, Ph.D., there was at least one female among them. Dr. Hedenstierna-Jonson, the co-director of the Viking Phenomenon Project at the University of Uppsala in Sweden, will present the lecture,...

Worcester Economy Posts Best Year in Recent Decades

Feb. 5, 2019 Office of Communications
The greater Worcester economy grew at a 3.1 percent annualized rate during the fourth quarter of 2018, which, while off from the 3.8 percent rate turned in during the prior quarter, represents the third consecutive quarter with above 3 percent growth, according to the latest update of the Worcester...

Assumption Marketing Program Earns Top Rating

Feb. 4, 2019 Kaitlin Friel '19 has recognized Assumption College’s marketing program as one of the top in the country in the recently released 50 Best Marketing Schools ranking. According to, Assumption’s marketing program ranked in the top half in the nation for its emphasis on ethically responsible business...

The Passing of Former Men's Basketball Coach and Athletic Director, Andy Laska

Feb. 2, 2019 Office of Communications
Longtime Assumption College Men’s Basketball Coach, and namesake of the College’s gymnasium, Andy Laska, 93, who passed away on February 2.

Two Assumption Graduates, N.E. Patriots Employees, to have Unique View of Super Bowl LIII

Jan. 31, 2019 Office of Communications
Casey Ellms ’18 never imagined she’d land her dream job right out of college; today she is in Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII with the New England Patriots as part of her job with Kraft Sports + Entertainment. There, she’ll be working alongside fellow alumnus Alex Marshall ’14 G’15, who will be working...

Celebrating and Supporting Veterans

Jan. 30, 2019 Office of Communications
As a certified Yellow Ribbon School, Assumption now offers a number of new on-campus services for Veterans. The College is on track to become a Military Friendly® School where Veterans, active service members, and their families find a warm welcome. Brian Alloway ’20 joined the Marines after high...