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Assumption University Receives Catholic Media Association Award

Aug. 9, 2022
WORCESTER, Massachusetts — “Leading with Empathy” the cover story of the Summer 2021 edition of the Assumption University Magazine is honored in the “Best Feature Article” category of the Catholic Media Association (CMA) Alumni Magazine Awards. The 2022 CMA Alumni Magazine Awards recognizes the...

Assumption University Announces Patrick Cullen, Ph.D. As New Dean of The Grenon School of Business

Jul. 19, 2022
WORCESTER, Massachusetts – Assumption University today announced the appointment of Patrick Cullen, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Grenon School of Business. Dr. Cullen succeeds Joseph Foley, CPA, CGMA, MBA -- the founding dean of the Grenon School of Business who has retired after 43 years of...

Digital Marketing Students Develop Innovative Marketing Strategies for Local Businesses

May 16, 2022
When Professor of Practice in Marketing Zachary Daniels, MBA ’09 launched Assumption’s digital marketing concentration three years ago, he emphasized the primary focus of the program to be on providing experiential learning opportunities for students. A veteran in the marketing field and owner of...

Greyhounds Investment Fund Secures $120,000 in Donations to Advance Experiential Learning 

May 3, 2022
Assumption University’s Greyhound Investment Fund received $120,000 in new donations from multiple donors, providing the club resources to establish its inaugural fund. The funding allows the club to advance the experiential learning of students in the Grenon School of Business by providing its...

Accounting Program Earns Endorsement by Institute of Management Accountants

Feb. 10, 2021 Office of Communications
The IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), an international association focused on advancing the management accounting profession, has announced that Assumption University's accounting program in the Grenon School of Business is one of eight schools to earn its endorsement for 2021. At the time...

Assumption Receives National Endorsement for Education, Business Programs 

Jun. 3, 2020 Office of Communications
Colleges of Distinction has recognized Assumption for providing its students with well-rounded educational experiences in the areas of business and education in its 2020-21 rankings. The organization wrote that Assumption has “excelled at having students graduate and enter the workforce with solid,...

Low Unemployment, Strength of Stock Market Contributes to Strongest Quarter of 2019 for Worcester Economy

Feb. 5, 2020 Office of Communications
Worcester Economic Index up 2.0 percent in Fourth Quarter The greater Worcester economy increased at a 2.0 percent annualized rate during the fourth quarter of 2019 according to the latest update of the Worcester Economic Index (WEI). The WEI, which is included in the Worcester Economic Indicators...

Marketing and Addictions & Recovery Programs Recognized as Top in the Nation

Jan. 28, 2020 Amy Rosebrooks '20
Two of Assumption’s programs--addictions and recovery and marketing--were recognized as top programs in the nation by an independent organization that provides critical data to those researching exemplary academic programs. More than 1,600 university and college programs were reviewed. The...

Assumption’s Marketing Program Recognized as one of the Top in the U.S.

Nov. 27, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption's marketing program has been ranked as one of the best in the nation by College Factual.

Assumption, Local Industry Leaders to Launch Unique M.B.A. Mentoring Program

Sep. 19, 2018 Caitlyn Bonasia '19
Assumption’s Accelerated M.B.A. Program – through which students can earn an M.B.A. in as little as 14 months – will kick-off a mentoring program on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 4:30 p.m. in the Testa Atrium on Assumption’s Worcester campus. The program, which connects professionals from throughout...