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  • Mar 17, 2023

Women's Basketball Wins NCAA East Regional, Advances to Play in Elite Eight

window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'G-19STQ6E77M'); The Assumption University women’s basketball team is set to play in their first NCAA Division II Elite Eight in program history on Monday...

Women's Basketball Wins NCAA East Regional, Advances to Play in Elite Eight
  • Mar 08, 2023

Coach Kerry Phayre Breaking Records in 27th Season with Women's Basketball

Basketball has been a part of Kerry Phayre’s life for much longer than it hasn’t. Yet even in the 40th season of her coaching career (31st as a head coach, 27th with Assumption), Coach Phayre still finds new ways to raise the bar. The 2022-23 campaign, which celebrated the team’s 50th ...

Coach Kerry Phayre Breaking Records in 27th Season with Women's Basketball
  • Jan 30, 2023

Assumption University and Saint Vincent Hospital Announce Exclusive Partnership to Provide Nursing Students with Experiential Learning

WORCESTER, Massachusetts – Assumption University and Saint Vincent Hospital today announced an exclusive partnership that provides the University’s nursing students with a three-month long clinical education rotation on a medical surgical floor. Under the partnership, Assumption nursing stu...

Assumption University and Saint Vincent Hospital Announce Exclusive Partnership to Provide Nursing Students with Experiential Learning
  • Jan 05, 2023

Assumption Students Recognized for Academic Excellence on Fall 2022 Dean's List

Assumption University has announced those students named to the University’s Dean’s List for the fall 2022 semester. Students named to the Dean’s List must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 for a minimum of a five-class, 15-credit semester to be included on the prestigious list. The Dean’...

Assumption Students Recognized for Academic Excellence on Fall 2022 Dean's List
  • Dec 31, 2022

Remembering Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

The Assumption University community joins the community of Catholics worldwide in mourning the passing of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. As a scholar-pope and a specialist in Saint Augustine and Saint Bonaventure, he was a uniquely powerful model of Saint Anselm's motto of "faith seeking understanding....

Remembering Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
  • Dec 16, 2022

Assumption University Cybersecurity Program Validated by U.S. National Security Agency

WORCESTER, Massachusetts – Assumption University today announced that its cybersecurity program has achieved a major milestone – recognition by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), which is responsible for evaluating and accrediting schools that provide cybersecurity degrees and curricu...

Assumption University Cybersecurity Program Validated by U.S. National Security Agency
  • Nov 17, 2022

New Agreement between Assumption and Stonehill College Allows Stonehill Students to Enroll in Assumption’s Post-Bachelor’s Accelerated Nursing Track

Stonehill College students can now take advantage of Assumption University’s recently announced post-bachelor’s accelerated nursing track thanks to an affiliation agreement between the schools. Designed for individuals who have completed a bachelor's or graduate degree in a non-nursing disciplin...

New Agreement between Assumption and Stonehill College Allows Stonehill Students to Enroll in Assumption’s Post-Bachelor’s Accelerated Nursing Track
  • Nov 16, 2022

Assumption University is Committed to Supporting Our Veterans

A tradition since 2017, Assumption University is preparing this week for its 5th Annual Veterans Appreciation Lecture. Arriving on the heels of Veterans Day, this year’s annual lecture takes place on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the Richard J. and Sophia Catrambone Health Sciences C...

Assumption University is Committed to Supporting Our Veterans
  • Nov 15, 2022

Assumption Announces New Post-Bachelor's Accelerated Nursing Track

Assumption University today introduced a new post-bachelor’s accelerated nursing track, a hybrid, 16-month long program available from the University’s Froelich School of Nursing. Designed for individuals who have already completed a bachelor's or graduate degree in a non-nursing discipline, thi...

Assumption Announces New Post-Bachelor's Accelerated Nursing Track
  • Nov 04, 2022
  • Maria LeDoux

Catalanotti ‘80, HD ‘15, inducted into the 2022 Cadet Command’s US Army National ROTC Hall of Fame

Major General (Retired) Robert G. Catalanotti ‘80 HD ‘15, a member of the Assumption University Board of Trustees, was inducted into the 2022 Cadet Command’s US Army National Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Hall of Fame.   Established in 2016, the Hall of Fame recognizes ROTC ...

Catalanotti ‘80, HD ‘15, inducted into the 2022 Cadet Command’s US Army National ROTC Hall of Fame
  • Nov 03, 2022
  • Maria LeDoux

Three Assumption Alumni Named to New England Business Journals 40 Under Forty 

Assumption University recognizes Eric Kneeland ‘16, Joel Kent G’13, and Maura Cook ‘08, for their professional success and dedication to their cities in being named to the Worcester and Hartford Business Journals 40 Under Forty list.   The 40 Under Forty award recognizes “outsta...

Three Assumption Alumni Named to New England Business Journals 40 Under Forty 
  • Oct 28, 2022

FSoN Dean Caitlin Stover Talks AU's Nursing Program on Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce Radio

Assumption University Froelich School of Nursing Dean Caitlin Stover, RN, PhD, PHCNS-BC, CNE, CNE-cl, joins Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce radio to discuss Assumption University’s nursing program, experiential learning in the nursing major, Assumption University’s new Post-Bachelor’s A...

FSoN Dean Caitlin Stover Talks AU's Nursing Program on Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce Radio
  • Oct 19, 2022

Wage Equity Exercise Educates Students

Wage inequity is not a new revelation to most, but according to one Assumption student, seeing the disparities displayed by a wage gap calculator was overwhelming. On October 13, a Wage Equity and Pay Gap Workshop was organized by the Women’s Studies Program. The event was co-sponsored by the E...

Wage Equity Exercise Educates Students
  • Oct 19, 2022
  • Maria LeDoux

Assumption University's Training for Advocates, Approved by NACP

The National Advocate Credentialing Program (NACP) has approved Assumption University’s basic introductory training program for advocates. Students who complete the new courses: Victim Advocacy: Working with Survivors of Violence and Introduction to Gender Based Violence, a pre-requisite to the fi...

Assumption University's Training for Advocates, Approved by NACP
  • Oct 17, 2022

Assumption University Names Interim President Greg Weiner, Ph.D., as 17th President

WORCESTER, Massachusetts – The Assumption University Board of Trustees today announced that Greg Weiner, Ph.D., has been elected the 17th President of the University. Dr. Weiner has successfully served as Assumption University’s Interim President since last April. Very Rev. Dennis M. Gallaghe...

Assumption University Names Interim President Greg Weiner, Ph.D., as 17th President
  • Oct 06, 2022
  • Maria LeDoux

Members of Veterans Success Committee Take Assumption to Boston-Brockton VA Expo

Assumption University, a recognized Yellow Ribbon and Military-Friendly institution of higher learning, joined the VA of Boston and Brockton for their Annual Veterans Expo on Saturday, September 24. Representing the University were veterans, Michael Rubino, General Counsel for Assumption and Tommy T...

Members of Veterans Success Committee Take Assumption to Boston-Brockton VA Expo
  • Oct 03, 2022

Assumption University Announces 2022 Presidential Award Recipients

Assumption University has announced the recipients of the 2022 Presidential Awards for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and contribution to the mission. Dr. Cinzia Pica-Smith, Professor of Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies has been awarded the Paul Ziegler Presidential Award for Excel...

Assumption University Announces 2022 Presidential Award Recipients
  • Sep 22, 2022

Two-Day Gathering at Assumption University to Explore Mentoring and Vocations in STEM and the Health Sciences

How can educational organizations cultivate authentic mentoring relationships with STEM students? How can mentoring help colleges and universities better serve diverse student populations? What does mentoring mean to students? These are a few of the questions that will be addressed on Friday and ...

Two-Day Gathering at Assumption University to Explore Mentoring and Vocations in STEM and the Health Sciences
  • Sep 15, 2022

Froelich School of Nursing Formally Dedicated

It was a dedication well worth the wait. On a pristine late summer day on the campus of Assumption University, school leadership, members of the community and friends and family members assembled to witness a long-held dream of alumni Christopher Froelich -- the formal dedication of The Froelich Sch...

Froelich School of Nursing Formally Dedicated
  • Sep 07, 2022

Students Get Involved at Assumption University’s 2022 Clubs and Activities Fair

Get involved! It’s one of those pieces of advice that incoming first-year students hear when they first step foot on Assumption University’s campus. Through Assumption University’s Office of Student Activities, every student has the opportunity to engage in lively social, recreational, acad...

Students Get Involved at Assumption University’s 2022 Clubs and Activities Fair
  • Sep 02, 2022

Their Lights Shine On: Overdose Remembrance and Awareness at Assumption University

On International Overdose Awareness Day, August 31, a day to reduce the stigma surrounding drug-related death, Assumption University hosted Their Light Shines On, an event for overdose awareness and remembrance of those who lost their life to overdose around the globe and in our Assumption and Worce...

Their Lights Shine On: Overdose Remembrance and Awareness at Assumption University
  • Aug 24, 2022

High School Seniors Receive Early Acceptance from Assumption University

For the first time in Assumption University history and in adherence to the institution's commitment to bolster enrollment strategies as a part of the University’s strategic plan, Assumption University hosted a same-day admission event for high school seniors entitled Fast Track to the Pack on Aug...

High School Seniors Receive Early Acceptance from Assumption University
  • Aug 19, 2022

Assumption University Names Brenda Hunt as Director of ALANA and First-Generation Student Success

WORCESTER, Massachusetts – Assumption University named Brenda Hunt as Director of ALANA and First-Generation School Success. While leading the University’s Cross-Cultural Center and its portfolio of educational and social initiatives, Hunt will support ALANA (African American, Latino, Asian...

Assumption University Names Brenda Hunt as Director of ALANA and First-Generation Student Success
  • Aug 09, 2022

Assumption University Receives Catholic Media Association Award

WORCESTER, Massachusetts — “Leading with Empathy” the cover story of the Summer 2021 edition of the Assumption University Magazine is honored in the “Best Feature Article” category of the Catholic Media Association (CMA) Alumni Magazine Awards.   The 2022 CMA Alumni Magazine A...

Assumption University Receives Catholic Media Association Award