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Experience the Rome Campus from Students' Perspective

Mar. 7, 2019 Office of Communications
For many students, studying in Rome is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience another culture and walk in the footsteps of emperors and gladiators. Assumption has created a unique study abroad experience where the city becomes the classroom for the spring, fall and four-week summer semesters...

Assumption’s Vocational Exploration Program Recognized by Prominent College Organization

Mar. 28, 2018 Office of Communications
Assumption SOPHIA (SOPHomore Initiative at Assumption) Program has been recognized with a Best Practices in Mission Integration Award by the Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASACCU). The SOPHIA Program was the top ranked program in its category. The award...

The City Becomes the Classroom at Assumption's Rome Campus

Sep. 6, 2017 Brianna DiPanni '18
Another semester has begun at the Assumption campus in Worcester and in Rome, where an at-capacity group of students have begun to explore one of the world’s oldest cities as it serves as a living classroom. Lauren Salerno ’20, an organizational communications major from Peabody, is already enjoying...

Assumption Named a Top Institution for Study Abroad Programs

Feb. 1, 2017 Office of Communications
Assumption has been named to the Top 50 Colleges for Study Abroad Programs , according to a recent study conducted by LendEDU, an online resource for students researching various higher education financial aid options. Colleges and universities on this list were chosen based on locations, uniqueness...

MBA Students Apply Classroom Skills in Foreign Internships; Immersed in Italian Culture

Jul. 28, 2016 Frank Bruno '17
While “Villino Duffault,” Assumption’s Campus in Rome, Italy, is usually home to undergraduates spending their fall or spring semesters abroad, this summer, Rome, as well as several other Italian cities, became a classroom for students in the MBA program. From June 4- July 3, a small group of...

Assumption's Rome Campus Named One of Top 10 Study Abroad Programs in U.S.

Jan. 22, 2015 Office of Communications
Assumption University’s Rome campus has been named one of the 10 " best study abroad programs in America ” by the independent college rankings journal Best College Reviews. Calling it one of “the most desirable study abroad opportunities” in the United States, Best College Reviews noted that...

Assumption Opens Rome Campus

Feb. 18, 2013 Office of Communications
Assumption students and those from other colleges and universities now have the opportunity to pursue liberal arts studies in the heart of Rome at Assumption’s new campus. Seven Assumption students are studying in Rome this semester with two Assumption faculty members, and the campus can accommodate...

Assumption Announces Rome Campus

Mar. 16, 2012 Office of Communications
Assumption President Francesco Cesareo signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Italy on March 7 with the Augustinians of the Assumption to establish a Rome campus, with classes to begin in spring 2013. The agreement is the culmination of three years of exploration and discussions to establish a...