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Students’ Academic Research Showcased at Annual Undergraduate Symposium

Apr. 17, 2019 Office of Communications
On April 15-16, 85 Assumption students presented their original academic research projects during the 25 th Annual Undergraduate Symposium. This annual event highlights the scholarly achievements of Assumption students and demonstrates the collaboration that occurs between Assumption students and...

Hound of the Week: Bryce Thomas '20

Apr. 17, 2019 Katelynn Rosa
Congratulations to our next hound of the week, Bryce Thomas ‘20! Bryce is an English major and Psychology minor from Sandwich, MA. She participates in Intramural Battleship, Merely Players, and Residential Life as the HRA of Alumni/Desault Hall. In her spare time, she teaches her residents how to...

Travel Tuesday: Portia Bonsu '20

Apr. 16, 2019 Office of Communications
Portia Bonsu '20, a marketing major with a minor in IT, is currently studying abroad at Assumption's Rome campus for the spring 2019 semester. Portia chose Rome due to its rich history. “I wanted to step outside of my comfort zone and gain a new perspective on education and culture.” Portia is...

The Ducks Return to Assumption on April 23

Apr. 16, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption will host its 15th Annual Duck Day celebration, a beloved tradition in which local elementary school children are welcomed onto campus to greet the ducks as they return to campus, on Tuesday, April 23, at 11:30 a.m., in front of the duck pond on campus at 500 Salisbury Street.

Creedon ’19 Running Boston Marathon to Benefit Martin Richard Foundation

Apr. 15, 2019 Office of Communications
When more than 30,000 runners take their first step of the 26.2-mile journey from Hopkinton to Boston’s Boylston Street, among that throng will be a number of Assumption alumni and at least one student. Meaghan Creedon ’19, a marketing major and English writing minor from Marshfield, is running her...

College to Congress Internship: Madison Piel '20

Apr. 12, 2019 Office of Communications
Madison Piel ‘20, a political science major from Marlborough, CT, was selected for a prestigious internship with College to Congress on Capitol Hill this summer. Of 1,000 applicants, only 19 were selected for the 2019 program. College to Congress is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization that...

Are There Benefits of Screen Time for Teenagers?

Apr. 10, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption Associate Professor of Psychology Sarah Cavanagh, Ph.D ., was recently tapped to testify before the Washington State Human Services and Early Learning Committee on the impact of teenage exposure to “screen time” on their behavioral health and personal development. According to Prof....

Hound of the Week: Chloe Amour '21

Apr. 10, 2019 Katelynn Rosa
Congratulations to our next hound oft week, Chloe Amour ‘21! Chloe is a double major in secondary education and history from Holden, MA. She’s involved in a variety of activities on campus which include: Resident Assistant in Worcester Hall, SGA Class Vice President, CAB Executive Chairperson for...

Travel Tuesday: Francesca DePergola '20

Apr. 9, 2019 Office of Communications
Meet Francesca DePergola ’20, a psychology major with minors in human services and theology. When Francesca first entered college at Assumption, she heard about the opportunity of the Rome campus and knew she had to take advantage. “Ever since I was young, traveling to Europe, especially Italy, was...

March Madness as Adverts 250 Project Nets Second Place in National Championship

Apr. 5, 2019 Office of Communications
While much of the country is fixated on this weekend’s NCAA Final Four, Assumption’s Associate Professor of History Carl Robert Keyes, Ph.D., is celebrating a Final Four victory of his own—his Adverts 250 Project finished second overall in The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History’s annual...