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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...

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 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....

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.

Forming and Preparing Future Leaders

Jan. 29, 2019 Kaitlyn Friel '19
With more than 60 student clubs and organizations, Assumption offers to students a variety of ways to get involved on campus, ranging from the Outdoors Club, to the student newspaper, to the Greytones, and much more. Though each of those clubs is provided an advisor, the students elected to...

Assumption Names 498 Students to Fall 2018 Dean's List

Jan. 23, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption has announced that 498 students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 for a five-class, 15-credit semester to be included on the prestigious list, which is announced at the completion of the fall and spring semesters....

Students Apply Biology Concepts to Address Food Insecurities

Jun. 7, 2018 Brianna DiPanni '18
Students enrolled in the BIO160: Concepts in Biology class learned practical and valuable skills through a hands-on experience working with Community Harvest Project (CHP), a local nonprofit that grows and donates produce to those grappling with food insecurity. In addition to learning important...

Students Present Research at 24th Annual Undergraduate Symposium

May 1, 2018 Office of Communications
Seventy-eight students were selected to present an original academic research project at Assumption’s 24 th Annual Undergraduate Symposium, which was held April 23-24 on the Worcester Campus. The undergraduate symposium showcases the academic research and scholarly achievements of Assumption...

Assumption’s Vocational Exploration Program Recognized by Prominent College Organization

Mar. 28, 2018 Office of Communications
Assumption SOPHIA (SOPHomore Initiative at Assumption) Program has been recognized with a Best Practices in Mission Integration Award by the Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASACCU). The SOPHIA Program was the top ranked program in its category. The award...

Assumption Students Subsidized Rides with Uber

Feb. 20, 2018 Office of Communications
Assumption now offers to students subsidized rides through a new partnership with Uber for Business becoming one of the first university's in New England to provide such a service. This partnership is part of the institution's efforts to provide to students access to reliable and affordable...