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Reflecting on Vocation, First-year Students Produce StoryCorp-type Collection of Interviews

Sep. 16, 2019 Office of Communications
First-year students at Assumption College this fall started their college experience not only reading others’ stories, but also having the opportunity to produce their own. In conjunction with Assumption College’s new Center for Purpose and Vocation and the assistant vice president for academic...

Assumption Celebrates New Center for Neuroscience

Sep. 13, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption celebrated one of the College’s newest interdisciplinary programs with the dedication of a new physical space for the Center for Neuroscience. The ribbon cutting and Summer Research Symposium served as the first official events of the newly created College of the Liberal Arts and Sciences...

Mental Health Exhibit Opening Features Assumption Professor and Student Researcher

Sep. 10, 2019 Office of Communications
Paul M. Piwko, visiting assistant professor of accounting, and Alexandra Orlandi ’19, a psychology major and human services and rehabilitation studies minor, recently spoke about their research into mental health exhibitions during the opening of a new exhibit at Logan International Airport in...

U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Assumption as a 2020 Best College

Sep. 10, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption College has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a top institution of higher learning in its recently released 2020 Best Colleges rankings . Assumption was ranked among the top colleges and universities in the North region; a top Best Value School; a top college for Best...

Assumption Awards Scholarships to Form the Next Generation of Scholars and Leaders

Sep. 6, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption College has announced the recipients of the inaugural Daniel Patrick Moynihan Scholarship, aimed at empowering the next generation of scholars and leaders while emphasizing the importance of the integration of political and intellectual life. The Daniel Patrick Moynihan Center for...

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education Ranks Assumption as a Top U.S. College

Sep. 5, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption College has once again been recognized as one of the top colleges and universities in the nation by The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ( WSJ/THE ) College Rankings for 2020. This is the third consecutive year Assumption has been included on the national list as well as named a...

Assumption Partnership with The Hanover Expands Students’ Access to Performing Arts Courses

Sep. 3, 2019 Office of Communications
Through a new, first-of-its-kind partnership with The Hanover Theatre Conservatory for the Performing Arts, Assumption students now have access to a wider range of academic opportunities in the performing arts. Under this new agreement, Assumption students may enroll in courses offered by the...

Prof. Cavanagh Examines Online Tribalism in New Book

Sep. 3, 2019 Office of Communications
Sarah Rose Cavanagh, Ph.D ., associate professor of psychology and associate director for grants and research for the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College, has published a new book, Hivemind: The New Science of Tribalism in Our Divided World (Grand Central Publishing). According to...

Assumption Ranked a “Best Bang for the Buck” College by Washington Monthly

Aug. 28, 2019 Office of Communications
Washington Monthly has recognized Assumption College in its 2019 College Guide and Rankings in the top half of “America’s Best Bang for the Buck Colleges” in the Northeast region, and in the top third of the “Master’s University” national rankings. According to Washington Monthly, “America’s Best...

During Day of Service, Assumption Students Demonstrate Volunteerism and Compassion

Aug. 22, 2019 Office of Communications
On the day before the Class of 2023 arrived on campus, nearly 200 student-leaders volunteered in several locations across the city of Worcester as part of the annual Assumption Loves Worcester Day of Service. Student-leaders came together to spruce up public housing complexes as part of the College...