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Assumption Awarded Grant to Create Course to Explore the Influences of Hispanic Culture on Pope Francis’s Environmental Advocacy

May. 15, 2019 Office of Communications
The Assumption College Department of Modern & Classical Languages and Cultures was awarded a competitive Curriculum Development Grant from Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) to develop a course that explores the Right of Nature in the Hispanic world as they relate to the spiritual perspectives of His...

Members of the Class of 2019 Lauded for Commitment to Service

May. 14, 2019 Office of Communications
A day before their Sunday, May 12 commencement, a select number of exemplary students were honored with the College’s Crown & Shield Award during a luncheon with their families and College administrators. The Crown and Shield awards is a tradition at Assumption, celebrated since 1952. The award was...

Commencement Speaker Robert Lewis: “Influence others to greatness and lead with your soul”

May. 13, 2019 Office of Communications
Before a crowd of thousands, Robert Lewis Jr., chief executive officer of The BASE, a Boston-based nonprofit that provides athletic, education and career-building resources to enable student-athletes to pursue a college degree, shared his life story of struggle and achievement and inspired the Class...

College Breaks Ground on Health Sciences Building

May. 10, 2019 Office of Communications
Before a gathering of students, Trustees, faculty, and staff, Assumption College today broke ground on a new, 41,000-square-foot Health Sciences building that will welcome students in fall 2020. “In this new building, we will not simply train future nurses and health care professionals to treat a...

Through Service, Providing Global Relief, in Worcester

May. 1, 2019 Office of Communications
Traditional final examinations are generally held in a classroom with a proctor. For students enrolled in GLS 112: Perspectives on Global Humanitarian Relief, their final exam found them at Urban Missionaries, a refugee apostolate in Worcester, supporting its efforts to provide for refugees, asylees...

New Center to Empower Students to Discover their Passions and Purpose

Apr. 29, 2019 Office of Communications
Center for Purpose and Vocation to Connect Students to Assumption’s Many Services Provided to Help Them Make a Meaningful Impact on Society Assumption has established a new Center for Purpose and Vocation (CPV) to advance institutional efforts to build a dynamic and inclusive culture of vocational...

Assumption Accounting Professor Named 2019 Outstanding Educator of the Year

Apr. 26, 2019
Assumption Associate Professor of Accounting Jennifer Niece , CPA, MBA, has received the 2019 Outstanding Educator of the Year Award from the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA). This award recognizes Prof. Niece’s excellence in teaching and motivating students, as well as...

Boston 25 Explores Celebrity-endorsed Faith Groups with Assumption Theology Professor

Apr. 25, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption Associate Professor of Theology, Christopher Kloftt recently spoke with Boston 25 News on the impact of celebrities generating interest in new faith communities.

Honors Convocation Recognizes Students’ Academic Excellence

Apr. 23, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption recognized 75 students with awards for academic excellence during the 35 th Annual Honors Convocation on April 15. Awards ranged from departmental honors to special recognitions, to Assumption’s highest honor, Augustine Scholarships. “The annual Honors Convocation is an opportunity for...

Students’ Academic Research Showcased at Annual Undergraduate Symposium

Apr. 17, 2019 Office of Communications
On April 15-16, 85 Assumption students presented their original academic research projects during the 25 th Annual Undergraduate Symposium. This annual event highlights the scholarly achievements of Assumption students and demonstrates the collaboration that occurs between Assumption students and...