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Provost Weiner interviewed by WBZ on partisanship and the upcoming election

Jul. 16, 2019 Office of Communications
Greg Weiner, Ph.D., provost and associate professor of political science recently sat down for an extensive interview with WBZ, CBS Boston’s Jon Keller on how extreme partisanship could influence the 2020 presidential election. The interview may be viewed on the CBS Boston website. Prof. Weiner is a...

Assumption and Regis Announce Masters of Science Dual Degree Partnership

Jun. 25, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption College and Weston-based Regis College have announced a dual-degree Masters of Science in Regulatory and Clinical Research Management. Assumption students who pursue the dual degree must earn a Bachelor of Arts in biology or biotechnology and molecular biology from Assumption with a...

Assumption Students Chosen to Serve in a Select Student Leadership Position

Jun. 5, 2019 Office of Communications
The Assumption College Office of Student Affairs has announced that 26 Assumption students have been selected among several applicants to serve as a 2019 Orientation Leader. The Orientation leaders, guided by the Catholic principles of Assumptionist tradition, are students dedicated to supporting...

Assumption Names New School of Business in Honor of Prep Graduate and Successful Entrepreneur David Grenon

Jun. 3, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption College has announced that in recognition of his successful career and dedication to the mission of the institution, its new School of Business will be named for 1957 Assumption Prep graduate David Grenon. The Grenon family has made a seven-figure gift, the second largest gift made to the...

Recognizing Academic Excellence: Students Named to Assumption’s Spring 2019 Dean's List

May 28, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption College has announced that 558 undergraduate students, or recent graduates, have been named to the College’s prestigious Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester. To receive recognition, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 for a five-class, 15-credit semester. The Dean’s List...

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...