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Students Forgo Winter Break to Engage in Meaningful Volunteer Efforts

Jan. 23, 2020 Office of Communications
During the month-long winter break, Assumption students sacrificed their winter break to participate in weeklong service immersion trips providing them the opportunity to serve those in the greatest of need while growing spiritually and personally. The SEND Immersion Program instills in students a...

Prof. Vaughan Column on Impeachment Published in The Toronto Globe and Mail

Jan. 16, 2020 Office of Communications
The Toronoto Globe and Mail , an international publication that is read by more than 1.5 million, published a column authored by Professor of Political Science and Chair of Assumption's Department of Political Science, Geoffrey Vaughan, D.Phil. In his column, "Impeachment was never meant to be a...

Lecture: The Media’s Role in Mass Incarceration 

Jan. 9, 2020 Office of Communications
President of Nonpartisan News Organization to Explore Question during Visit to Assumption How did America become the most incarcerated country in the world, with more than 2 million people behind bars? One factor has been mostly overlooked: media coverage of crime paved the way for the explosive...

Assumption Announces Fall 2019 Dean's List

Jan. 7, 2020 Office of Communications
Assumption has announced those students who have earned a spot on the College’s Dean’s List for the fall 2019 semester. To be named to the prestigious list, which is announced at the completion of the fall and spring semesters, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 for a five-class, 15...

Assumption to Present Student-produced Performance of Godspell

Jan. 2, 2020 Office of Communications
Broadway returns to Worcester in February when Assumption College presents a student-run production of the 2012 revival of Godspell on February 28 and 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the state-of-the-art Jeanne Y. Curtis Performance Hall on campus, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester. Tickets are $15 for the...

Former Assumption Football Player Harris Named an NFL Pro Bowl Starter

Dec. 17, 2019 Office of Communications
Former Assumption College Football player Deonte Harris has been named a starter for the 2020 NFL Pro Bowl. Harris, an undrafted rookie who was signed by the New Orleans Saints after an impressive preseason performance, will serve as the NFC’s return specialist for the Pro Bowl, which will take...

Assumption’s School of Nursing Ranked Among the Best in New England, Massachusetts

Dec. 16, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption’s nursing school has been named among the top in New England and Massachusetts by Nursing Schools Almanac in its 2019 rankings. The School of Nursing was ranked among the top 50 in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; and top 20 in Massachusetts....

Provost Pens Op/Ed for Washington Post on Supreme Court Powers

Dec. 12, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption College Provost Greg Weiner, Ph.D. , and director of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Center for Scholarship and Statesmanship at the College, authored an opinion editorial piece on the power of the United States Supreme Court, The Supreme Court majority should resist the temptation to expand...

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.