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Assumption to Present Student-produced Performance of Godspell

Jan. 2, 2020 Office of Communications
Broadway returns to Worcester in February when Assumption College presents a student-run production of the 2012 revival of Godspell on February 28 and 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the state-of-the-art Jeanne Y. Curtis Performance Hall on campus, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester. Tickets are $15 for the...

Former Assumption Football Player Harris Named an NFL Pro Bowl Starter

Dec. 17, 2019 Office of Communications
Former Assumption College Football player Deonte Harris has been named a starter for the 2020 NFL Pro Bowl. Harris, an undrafted rookie who was signed by the New Orleans Saints after an impressive preseason performance, will serve as the NFC’s return specialist for the Pro Bowl, which will take...

Assumption’s School of Nursing Ranked Among the Best in New England, Massachusetts

Dec. 16, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption’s nursing school has been named among the top in New England and Massachusetts by Nursing Schools Almanac in its 2019 rankings. The School of Nursing was ranked among the top 50 in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; and top 20 in Massachusetts....

Provost Pens Op/Ed for Washington Post on Supreme Court Powers

Dec. 12, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption College Provost Greg Weiner, Ph.D. , and director of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Center for Scholarship and Statesmanship at the College, authored an opinion editorial piece on the power of the United States Supreme Court, The Supreme Court majority should resist the temptation to expand...

Assumption’s New Director of Choral Activities has an Ambitious Plan to Bring Music to the Worcester Community

Dec. 10, 2019 Office of Communications
Director of Choral Activities Brad Dumont brings a commitment to community arts education to his new position at Assumption.

N.E. Conference Features Research Conducted by Assumption Faculty and Grad Fellows

Dec. 5, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption psychology faculty memebers Alison Stoner, Ph.D., Adam Volungis, Ph.D., and Leonard Doerfler, Ph.D., participated in the 59th NEPA Conference on Nov. 9.

What is a Catholic’s Civic Duty Amid Political and Ecclesial Division?

Dec. 4, 2019
Assumption College’s Ecumenical Institute and Bayard, Inc. will host a lecture by Villanova theologian Massimo Faggioli, Ph.D., “Catholicism and Citizenship in Times of Political and Ecclesial Division,” on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 4 p.m. in the Tsotsis Family Academic Center on the Assumption...

Provost Greg Weiner to Present Lecture on the Politics of Prudence

Nov. 25, 2019 Office of Communications
Greg Weiner, Ph.D ., provost and academic vice president at Assumption College, will deliver a lecture based on his new book Old Whigs at American Enterprise Institute (AEI) in Washington, D.C., on November 25. This fall, Provost Weiner was chosen to serve as a part-time visiting scholar for the...

Assumption’s Continuing Education Program Celebrates 40 Years of Educating Adults

Nov. 25, 2019 Rachel Berthiaume ’20
Continuing and Career Education (CCE) at Assumption has provided adults the opportunity to achieve their goals of obtaining a higher education for the last 40 years. Through convenient online courses, adult learners can study while balancing the many challenges and obligations of their rigorous...

Celebrating the Christmas Season at Assumption College

Nov. 21, 2019 Office of Communications
Every year, Assumption hosts a number of holiday events on campus in the celebration of Advent and Christmas. These events, open to members of the Assumption and Worcester communities, provide engaging ways in which to prepare for the celebration of Christmas and to give back during the “season of...