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Prof. Dobski Assesses America’s “National Form” Using Hamilton’s Federalist Papers 

Jul. 7, 2020
In a recent essay published by The Heritage Foundation, Assumption University Associate Professor of Political Science Bernard Dobski, Ph.D., defends the American ideals of liberty and civic republicanism. The essay, “ America, the Republican Nation: A Response to Critics of the Nation-State ,” was...

How Assumption Prepared Lazzaro ’23 to Grow a Business, Launch a Public Service Career

Jul. 7, 2020
Though just 19-years-old, Nick Lazzaro ’23 is ready to change the world, beginning with his hometown of Millbury. Last week, Lazzaro, who is studying economics and history and enrolled in the pre-law program at Assumption, became the youngest public official in Millbury after winning a seat on the...

Pathway to the Fall 2020

Jul. 6, 2020
Assumption University has developed a comprehensive information resource for students, their families, faculty and staff. We invite you visit our Pathway to the Fall 2020 page to learn more about our plans to welcome students back to campus this fall, if safe to do so. Pathway to Fall 2020 If you...

Students Help Local Businesses Develop Successful Social Media Strategies

Jul. 6, 2020
As society continues its rapid transition toward a digital world, having knowledge of how social media works is becoming increasingly important. This summer, students have the opportunity to learn more about this very subject through Social Media Marketing, a summer course offered through the Grenon...

Declining Catholic Schools’ Enrollment and Influence of Governance, Sustainability 

Jul. 6, 2020
Grenon School of Business Associate Professor of Management J. Bart Morrison, DBA, has co-authored a national research report Managing Governance Change in PreK-12 Catholic Schools that explores how to improve various governance models in Catholic schools following a 60-year period in which...

Independence Day

Jul. 4, 2020
On this Independence Day, the University thanks those who put country before themselves to preserve our freedom.

Prof. Borsch’s Research on Black Death Recalculates Death Toll Using Previously Unpublished Research

Jun. 26, 2020
How Can New Findings Relative to the Plague be Applied to COVID-19? Assumption University History Professor Stuart Borsch, Ph.D. , recently penned an essay that has been included in Harvard University’s Islamic Law Blog , a publication supported by the Islamic law program in Harvard’s Law School...

Assumption Prof. Develops Open Resource for Remote Learning 

Jun. 26, 2020
Assumption Associate Professor of Psychology and Interim Director of the D’Amour Center for Teaching Excellence (D’CTE) Professor Sarah Rose Cavanagh, Ph.D. , is one of a team of 16 experts in teaching and learning across the nation who have produced a collection of open-source resources that...

Understanding Environmental Influence on Human Behavior 

Jun. 25, 2020 Office of Communications
Why do individuals act the way they do? Why do an individual’s study routines, exercise regimens, or thought process can differ from a roommate, best friend, or even sibling? It comes down to how we learn and how the environment can affect our behavior. These ideas are studied in the Psychology of...

Assumption Accounting Students Awarded Competitive MSCPA Scholarships for 2020

Jun. 18, 2020
Citing their exemplary work in the classroom and dedication to the field of accounting, the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) has awarded Olivia Boncaldo ’21 and Kayla Silverio ’23 MSCPA Educational Foundation scholarships. According to the MSCPA, the goal of the...