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Bolognese ’20 Receives Economics and Global Studies Award for Academic Excellence

Apr. 1, 2020 Office of Communications
Isabella Bolognese ’20 was named the recipient of the 2020 George A. Doyle Merit Award for Excellence in Economics or Global Studies. Bolognese, of Millington, NJ, is a double major in global studies and Italian studies. The George A. Doyle Merit Award has been given annually to a deserving student...

Pawtucket (Worcester) Red Sox Hire Richardson ’19 for Newly Created Role in Organization

Mar. 26, 2020 Office of Communications
For Alex Richardson ’19, baseball has always played a significant role in his life. After a successful baseball and academic career at Assumption, Richardson has been named the first community relations assistant with the Pawtucket (and soon to be Worcester) Red Sox, a position that was created for...

A Message to the Assumption Community from President Francesco C. Cesareo, Ph.D.

Mar. 20, 2020
Remote Learning Extended to End of Spring Semester; Commencement Rescheduled to August I wish to take a few moments to thank our students and families for their patience during this period of transition; to thank our faculty for their remarkable work to quickly transition to online learning and...

Prof. Albert Discusses Assumption’s Cutting-Edge Cybersecurity Program

Mar. 19, 2020
Assumption Professor Raymond Albert, Ph.D. , professor of practice and director of the College’s cybersecurity program , was recently interviewed by Cybersecurity Guide about the robust and exciting future of the cybersecurity industry. During the interview, Prof. Albert shared how Assumption’s...

Assumption’s Educator Preparation Programs Granted “Approval with Distinction” by State

Mar. 9, 2020 Office of Communications
Upon completing its 2019-20 formal review of Assumption’s educator preparation programs, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has granted Assumption “Approval with Distinction.” This is the highest level of approval awarded by the Department, and Assumption is...

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Precautions

Mar. 9, 2020
College officials have been monitoring the coronavirus situation since it originated in the Wuhan Province of China. Since that time, Assumption officials have closely monitored updates from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and, with regard to...

Political Hope in a Time of Disillusionment

Mar. 5, 2020 Office of Communications
Nationally syndicated Washington Post Columnist E.J. Dionne, Jr., to reflect upon optimism in today’s virulent political moment during lecture at Assumption College on March 26.

Mendes ’20 Recognized with Top Prize in ArtsWorcester Exhibition 

Mar. 2, 2020 By Emily Grillo ’20 
Dana Mendes ’20, a secondary education in visual arts major from Merrimack, NH, recently took first place in ArtsWorcester’s 16th Annual College Show. Mendes’s submission, Self-Portrait: Dana , was awarded one of the event’s two exhibition prizes. “Originally, I had no intention of entering this or...

Assumption Temporarily Suspends Rome Campus Operations Amid Global Health Crisis

Mar. 2, 2020 Office of Communications
Campus Operations Scheduled to Resume for Summer Programs After carefully reviewing the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation in Italy and consulting with Assumption faculty in Rome, the College has temporarily suspended operations at its campus in Rome, Italy, for the remainder of the spring...

Top 5 Reasons to Become a Physician Assistant

Feb. 27, 2020
The secret is out: Medical school may no longer be the optimal path to a highly rewarding career in healthcare. More and more, students are choosing to pursue Physician Assistant Studies programs—such as the brand-new Physician Assistant Studies program at Assumption—in lieu of attending medical...