Call ’22 Awarded George A. Doyle Merit Award for Excellence in Economics or Global Studies

Mar. 30, 2022 Maria LeDoux '22
The University’s Department of Global Studies today announced that Jennifer Christoff Call ’22 has been awarded the George A. Doyle Merit Award for Excellence in Global Studies or Economics. The award recognizes one student who possesses “extraordinary intellect, recognized community service, and...

Global Studies Major Sophia Sawtelle ’21 Recognized with Award in Economics

May 4, 2021 Office of Communications
Sophia Sawtelle ’21, of Haverhill, has been named the recipient of the Assumption University George A. Doyle Merit Award for Excellence in Economics or Global Studies.

Students Launch Campaign to Raise Awareness for Hunger and Homelessness in Worcester

Apr. 29, 2021 Office of Communications
Students from the Assumption University Global Humanitarian Relief have created a campaign to raise awareness of and funds for homelessness and hunger in the Worcester community.

India’s Socialization of Care Work and Coronavirus: Not Just a ‘Women’s Issue’

Apr. 14, 2020 Office of Communications
Assumption Economics Professor breaks down why a lockdown won’t make up for the country’s investment in profit over people Smriti Rao, Ph.D. , professor of economics and global studies , published an essay with the International Development Economics Associates (IDEA), an international network of...

Gender and COVID-19: Why Does the Virus Have a Greater Effect on Women?

Apr. 7, 2020 Office of Communications
How can governments provide support to women in response to global pandemics? Women have a higher risk of exposure to coronavirus due to the care duties they undertake at home, while at the same time are less likely to be treated or have their symptoms taken seriously, according to an article co...

Global and Italian Studies Major Recognized with Doyle Award for 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...

Assumption, Catholic Relief Services Sign Agreement to Serve Those in Need Though Education, Prayer and Action

May 16, 2016 Office of Communications
Carolyn Woo, Ph.D., CEO of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and President Francesco C. Cesareo, Ph.D., have signed an agreement that makes Assumption the first institution of higher learning in New England – and ninth in the nation – to become an official CRS Global Campus. The partnership was signed...

Assumption Partners with Humanitarian Organization to Generate Awareness of Global Poverty

Feb. 19, 2016 Jordan Aubin '16
For the next three weeks, Assumption will team up with Catholic Relief Services to hold the inaugural Hounds4CRS Campaign. Officially a global partner of CRS, Assumption aims to engage students in a meaningful charity organization through this campaign. Over the three-week span, Hounds4CRS will...