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 Borsch’s Research on Black Death Recalculates Death Toll Using Previously Unpublished Research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

Members of the Class of 2020 Recognized for Exceptional Leadership and Service

Jun. 16, 2020
Graduates Receive Prestigious Crown and Shield Award In recognition of their commitment to service, 18 members of the Class of 2020 have been awarded the prestigious Crown & Shield Award, which honors students who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and participated in service during their four...

Amid COVID-19 Ohannesian’s ’06 Creativity Enhances Virtual Elementary Classroom

Jun. 16, 2020 Office of Communications
Milford elementary school teacher Alex Ohannesian ’06 was recently profiled for his creative approach to teaching remotely.

Assumption Accounting Students Awarded Competitive MSCPA Scholarships for 2020

Jun. 16, 2020
Olivia Boncaldo ’21 and Kayla Silverio ’23 have been awarded MSCPA Educational Foundation scholarships for their exemplary work in the classroom and dedication to the field of accounting.

Accounting Program Earns Endorsement by Institute of Management Accountants

Jun. 9, 2020
Assumption University has announced that the accounting program in the Grenon School of Business has earned endorsement by IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), an international association focused on advancing the management accounting profession. Assumption’s program is one of just three in...

Assumption CCE Introduces Online Cybersecurity Bachelor’s Degree

Jun. 8, 2020
This fall, the Continuing & Career Education (CCE) program at Assumption will expand its online offerings with the introduction of a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity . Assumption’s program educates future leaders in this evolving field who have obtained an expertise to secure, develop, and sustain...