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Assumption Appoints Seasoned Intercollegiate Athletics Professional Eric Gobiel as New Athletic Director 

May 16, 2022
Assumption University’s Department of Athletics has announced the appointment of a seasoned intercollegiate athletics professional Eric Gobiel as its next director of athletics. Gobiel’s priorities will be to enhance the University’s student-athlete experience, increase enrollment and fundraising,...

Worcester Red Sox's Larry Lucchino Implores Graduates to have Fun, be Bold and Don’t be Afraid to Say ‘I Don’t Know’

May 11, 2022
Larry Lucchino, Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer and chairman and principal owner of the Worcester Red Sox, took the opportunity as Assumption’s commencement speaker to express his appreciation for the partnership the University has built with the Worcester Red Sox and impart upon the class of 2022...

Commencement Weekend Schedule

May 5, 2022
The University community is eagerly anticipating Commencement Weekend 2002. The Baccalaureate Mass will be presided over by the Most Reverend Robert J. McManus, Bishop of the Diocese of Worcester, on Saturday, May 7 at 5 p.m. in the Plourde Center on the Assumption University Campus. (Please feel...

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...

Assumption Announces Student-Scholars as Class of 2022 Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Apr. 29, 2022 Office of Communications
Assumption University has announced that Nicholas Macchione ’22, of Leominster, and S. Chase Davenport ’21, of Princeton, will address their classmates as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, during Assumption’s 105th Commencement on Sunday, May 8, at the DCU Center in downtown Worcester....

Assumption Celebrates Earth Day with Full Slate of Events for Education and Awareness

Apr. 28, 2022
The Assumption University Eco-Action Committee held their second-annual Earth Fest event on Earth Day to officially recognize the day and engage the Assumption community in an afternoon of sustainability education and activities. Since 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated around the world on April 22...

Students Recognized for Academic Excellence at 38th Annual Honors Convocation

Apr. 18, 2022
This year’s 38th Annual Honors Convocation recognized 85 Assumption students for academic excellence in their respective fields of study and received thought-provoking advice from an alumnae who is currently a lawyer in Washington, D.C. Students honored at the event received one of the Assumption...

Trustees Appoint Provost Weiner, Ph.D., Interim President of Assumption University

Apr. 12, 2022
The Chair of Assumption University’s Board of Trustees, Francis J. Bedard, Esq., CPA '81, today announced that the Board has appointed Provost Greg Weiner, Ph.D. , as interim president of the University, effective tomorrow, Wednesday, April 13, to ensure a smooth transition and continuity of...

Students Immersed in Service: SEND Trips Resume With Volunteer Trips to El Paso and Camden

Apr. 8, 2022 David Pepin
Following a two-year hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Assumption University’s Campus Ministry resumed its SEND Service Program with two immersive service trips during the spring semester break. The week-long trips to El Paso, Texas and Camden, New Jersey provided students with the opportunity...

Prof. Pica-Smith Recognized With Outstanding Book Award

Apr. 5, 2022 Maria LeDoux '22
The Society of Professors of Education recently announced that it has recognized Professor Cinzia Pica-Smith, Ed.D. , with an Honorable Mention in their 2022 Outstanding Book Award Program. Professor Pica-Smith will receive the award at the American Educational Research Association’s Conference...