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Political Hope in a Time of Disillusionment

Mar. 5, 2020 Office of Communications
Nationally syndicated Washington Post Columnist E.J. Dionne, Jr., to reflect upon optimism in today’s virulent political moment during lecture at Assumption College on March 26.

Visiting Local Nursing Homes, Assumption Students Spread Kindness this Valentine’s Day

Feb. 19, 2020 Office of Communications
Assumption students joined Wish of a Lifetime’s #CupidCrew, along with other area college students, in distributing nearly 500 roses to seniors in local nursing homes.

Have the Rules of War Changed; Are they Still Relevant?

Feb. 17, 2020 Office of Communications
Col. (ret.) Randy Bagwell and Red Cross Sr. Director will offer his thoughts on the Geneva Conventions in the modern world will present a lecture at Assumption College on March 19.

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

Feb. 4, 2020 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....

Application for University Status Approved

Feb. 1, 2020 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...

Assumption to Present Student-produced Performance of Godspell

Jan. 2, 2020 Office of Communications
BEGINNING FEBRUARY 9, ALL TICKET SALES FOR GODSPELL WILL BE DONATED TO THE FAMILY OF LILY VARTANIAN '20. 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...

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...

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.