Students Immersed in Service: SEND Trips Resume With Volunteer Trips to El Paso and Camden

Apr. 8, 2022 David Pepin
Following a two-year hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Assumption University’s Campus Ministry resumed its SEND Service Program with two immersive service trips during the spring semester break. The week-long trips to El Paso, Texas and Camden, New Jersey provided students with the opportunity...

On Migration, Vocation, and Social Justice for Immigrants

Feb. 26, 2021 Office of Communications
Luis Argueta, a Guatemalan-American film director and producer, discussed Central American migration, in particular, his forthcoming documentary, Ausencia (Absence), about migration pressures, patterns, and reintegration of returning migrants to Guatemala.

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 university students, in distributing nearly 500 roses to seniors in local nursing homes.

Students Forgo Winter Break to Engage in Meaningful Volunteer Efforts

Jan. 23, 2020 Office of Communications
During the month-long winter break, Assumption students participated in weeklong service immersion trips providing them the opportunity to serve those in the greatest of need while growing spiritually and personally. The SEND Immersion Program instills in students a desire to use one’s gifts and...

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

Dec. 4, 2019
Assumption’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 campus,...

FOCUS Missionaries to Begin Collaboration with Campus Ministry

Jun. 14, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption has announced that the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has responded positively to Assumption’s request to send a team of four “missionaries,” recent college graduates, to collaborate with Campus Ministry staff. The missionaries will devote their energies to working one...

Daily Lenten Reflections

Mar. 5, 2019
Campus Ministry at Assumption offers daily Lenten Reflections from Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday (March 6 – April 21). Each day, a different member of the Assumption community (faculty, staff, Assumptionists, Religious of the Assumption, students, other members of the Chapel worshiping...

Assumption Celebrates Founders Week with Immigration-centric Events

Sep. 5, 2018 Office of Communications
With a focus on the theme of immigration, Assumption will mark the beginning of a weeklong observance and celebration of “Founders Week” on Thursday, Sept. 6. Founders Week, a celebration of the mission of the Augustinians of the Assumption who founded and continue to sponsor the institution,...

Alumnus Carries Assumption Mission to Ecuador

Jun. 7, 2018 Father Richard E. Lamoureux, A.A., '64, Vice President for Mission
When they graduate, Assumption students have a number of possibilities open to them. Frank Bruno ’17, an English and mass communications major from Wethersfield, CT, has spent much of his time since graduation engaged in a year of service helping those in need in Guayaquil, Ecuador. “I remember that...

Massachusetts college students repair homes in Tuscaloosa

Jan. 5, 2018 Office of Communications
In 2011, a tornado ravaged Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Since then, Assumption students have traveled to Alabama during spring and winter breaks to help rebuild the community. Please click here to read an article in the Tuscaloosa News about their current trip and how Assumption students demonstrate a core...