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Assumption Honors Sacrifices, Service of Veterans

Nov. 8, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption's Veterans Day Observance As a demonstration of Assumption’s commitment to and recognition of Veterans and in honor of Veterans Day and the sacrifices made by those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces, the College hosted its third annual remembrance ceremony on Nov. 7. “While November 11...

Application for University Status Approved

Nov. 7, 2019 Office of Communications
Following the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education’s approval of Assumption’s application for university status, the Secretary of State has approved the amendment to the College’s Charter, which was the final step in the application process. With this approval, it is left to the discretion of the...

Experiential Learning Coord. Cultivates Career and Learning Opportunities for Students

Oct. 28, 2019 Marisa Butler ’20
Experiential learning opportunities provide students with skill-building experiences where they can apply what they have learned in the classroom in a professional setting and prepare them for rewarding careers. Worcester , New England’s second-largest city, provides a number of such opportunities...

Assumption Awards Scholarships to Recognize Students’ Commitment to Service

Oct. 24, 2019 Office of Communications
Each year, Assumption College awards the prestigious Light the Way Scholarship to incoming students who utilize their abilities to help others or make a meaningful difference in the world. From creating clubs that address a societal need, collecting clothing and food for community organizations, or...

Visionary Student Development Leader Appointed V.P. of Student Affairs/ Dean of Students

Oct. 23, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption College President Francesco C. Cesareo, Ph.D. today announced the appointment of Deborah Cady Melzer, Ph.D., as Assumption’s next vice president of student affairs/ dean of students, effective January 6, 2020. Dr. Cady Melzer currently serves as vice president for student development and...

Assumption Welcomes Prospective Students to Campus

Oct. 21, 2019 Office of Communications
On Sunday, October 20, Assumption welcomed nearly 400 prospective students from ten states, along with their families, to its annual fall Open House. Throughout the day, high school juniors and seniors were able to learn about the College and the transformative education it offers to students. “It...

Assumption Unveils Grenon School of Business

Oct. 21, 2019 Office of Communications
For decades, David Grenon AP’57 HD’86 and his family have been ardent supporters of Assumption College. On Oct. 18, his family’s legacy was recognized with the unveiling of the Grenon School of Business, the first of the College’s five schools to be named. “We are grateful that David recognizes the...

French Government Awards Research Grant to Assumption Professor

Oct. 15, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption College Associate Professor of History Stuart Borsch, Ph.D., is part of a research project that was awarded funding from the French and German governments. The grants will support the EGYLandscape Project, a three-year research project explores the historical landscapes, agriculture,...

Assumption Professor Recognized for Research on Racial Bias in the Classroom

Oct. 2, 2019 Jasmin Veerapen ’21
Cinzia Pica-Smith, Ed.D ., associate professor of human services and rehabilitation studies and coordinator of the working with children and adolescents in community settings concentration at Assumption College, has won the 2019 American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Critics’ Choice Book...

“G.K. Chesterton” to Visit Assumption and Discuss What’s Wrong with the World

Oct. 1, 2019 Office of Communications
Professional historian, John C. “Chuck” Chalberg, Ph.D., will deliver a lecture in the persona of G.K. Chesterton, a Catholic convert and apologist on Tuesday, October 8, at 7 p.m. in the Jeanne Y. Curtis Performance Hall of the Tsotsis Family Academic Center on the Assumption campus, 500 Salisbury...