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  • Jan 02, 2019
  • Office of Communications

Assumption Welcomes Six New Faculty to Campus

At the start of the 2018-19 Academic Year, Assumption welcomed six new faculty members, each of whom brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the University.  “The foundation of liberal arts academic institutions such as Assumption is the quality of its faculty and their commitment t...

Assumption Welcomes Six New Faculty to Campus
  • Jan 02, 2019
  • Office of Communications

Assumption Faculty, Students Present at 58th Annual Meeting of New England Psychological Association

Assumption was well represented at the 58th annual meeting of the New England Psychological Association (NEPA), which was held at WPI on November 10. During the meeting, more than a dozen Assumption faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate psychology majors presented posters and papers, as...

Assumption Faculty, Students Present at 58th Annual Meeting of New England Psychological Association
  • Jan 02, 2019
  • Office of Communications

Dean of Nursing Program Appointed for Assumption's New Froelich School of Nursing

Assumption has appointed Caitlin M. Stover, Ph.D., RN, PHCNS-BC, CNE, as the new dean of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Dean Stover possesses more than two decades of academic and nursing experience, as well as several honors and certifications that have been instrumental in the de...

Dean of Nursing Program Appointed for Assumption's New Froelich School of Nursing
  • Jan 02, 2019
  • Office of Communications

Kelly ’83 Named AP Coach of the Year

University of Notre Dame football coach – and former Assumption football player and softball coach – Brian Kelly ’83 was recently named the Associated Press college football Coach of the Year. According to the AP, Kelly, who graduated from Assumption with a bachelor’s degree in pol...

Kelly ’83 Named AP Coach of the Year
  • Jan 02, 2019
  • Office of Communications

BBC features Political Science Prof., Expert on Russian Novelist Solzhenitsyn

Assumption University Professor of Political Science Daniel J. Mahoney’s, Ph.D., fall semester has been highlighted by the release of a new book, as well as an interview broadcast to a global audience and  keynote presentations at conferences at Notre Dame, Yale, Princeton University and in P...

BBC features Political Science Prof., Expert on Russian Novelist Solzhenitsyn
  • Jan 02, 2019
  • Office of Communications

MONEY Names Assumption a Top 30 Best Test-Optional College in the Nation

MONEY magazine has named Assumption as one of the top 30 2018-19 Best Test-Optional Colleges. This list is part of MONEY’s collection of specialty rankings, which assists college-bound students in finding the right college. In recent years, it has become increasingly more co...

MONEY Names Assumption a Top 30 Best Test-Optional College in the Nation
  • Jan 02, 2019
  • Office of Communications

Assumption's Rome Campus Named One of Top 10 Study Abroad Programs in U.S.

Assumption University’s Rome campus has been named one of the 10 "best study abroad programs in America” by the independent college rankings journal Best College Reviews. Calling it one of “the most desirable study abroad opportunities” in the United States, Best College Reviews noted tha...

Assumption's Rome Campus Named One of Top 10 Study Abroad Programs in U.S.
  • Dec 29, 2018
  • MARISSA SMITH '17

Rome: A Living Classroom for Art History

Art is in Professor Daria Borghese’s blood. The Borghese family, known for its elaborate art collection from the 17th century, are her ancestors, and their Roman villa – the Borghese Gallery – is one of the most famous art galleries in the world. As such, she is the ideal choice to teach the ...

Rome: A Living Classroom for Art History
  • Dec 29, 2018
  • Rachel Berthiaume ’20

Assumption’s Philosophy and Religious Programs Recognized Among Nation’s Best

Assumption has some of the best philosophy and religious programs in the country—and second in Worcester—according to BiggerFaith.org. The ranking entity recognized Assumption in the top 30 out of 200 colleges and universities with similar academic programs, BiggerFaith.org chose these...

Assumption’s Philosophy and Religious Programs Recognized Among Nation’s Best
  • Dec 28, 2018
  • Office of Communications

Course provides free tax assistance to Worcester residents

Carmen Amores needed help.   Amores found herself owing more than $12,000 she could not pay due to a mistake made on her tax returns. She had filed as single when she was in fact married and an extra $1,000 she couldn’t afford was being taken out of her check every month. Now, thanks to...

Course provides free tax assistance to Worcester residents
  • Dec 14, 2018
  • Office of Communications

What’s in a Name? Business Students Team Up With Red Sox to Conduct Market Research

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, millions of Americans voted in the midterm elections, but in Worcester, city residents also cast votes for the new name of the Triple-A affiliate of the World Champion Boston Red Sox, who will move to Worcester in 2021. Though the partnership was announced only two weeks ago, the...

What’s in a Name? Business Students Team Up With Red Sox to Conduct Market Research
  • Dec 12, 2018
  • Marissa Smith '17

Allergen-free Options Expanded in Taylor Dining Hall

Like many college students in the U.S., Maia Campbell ‘19 has a food allergy that limits her options when she’s dining out. Campbell is allergic to tree nuts and has a gluten intolerance, making it important that she knows exactly how they are prepared and exactly what goes into her meals. Which...

Allergen-free Options Expanded in Taylor Dining Hall
  • Dec 07, 2018
  • Office of Communications

Assumption Ranked Top Christian College in Massachusetts

Assumption has been ranked first in the state of Massachusetts and 10th in the nation by Study.com in its 2019 rankings for the top Christian colleges and universities. According to Study.com, when ranking the 50 Best Christian Colleges & Universities, the organization “exami...

Assumption Ranked Top Christian College in Massachusetts
  • Dec 07, 2018
  • Office of Communications

Assumption, Red Sox Partner to Provide Innovative Opportunities for Students, Worcester

Assumption announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Worcester Red Sox as a higher education sponsor and one of the team’s 21 founding partners. Through this partnership, Assumption students will benefit from internships and scholarships as the University enhances its com...

Assumption, Red Sox Partner to Provide Innovative Opportunities for Students, Worcester
  • Dec 07, 2018
  • Office of Communications

Slavery Adverts 250 Project Featured on Detroit Public Radio

Professor Carl Robert Keyes, Ph.D., was featured on WDET’s “Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson,” an NPR-affiliated current events program. Prof. Keyes, associate professor of history and director of the Women’s Studies Program at Assumption, discussed the history of newspaper advertisement...

Slavery Adverts 250 Project Featured on Detroit Public Radio
  • Sep 01, 2018
  • Office of Communications

Assumption Opens Center for Neuroscience

On Tuesday, Sept.11, Assumption will celebrate the opening of the new Center for Neuroscience by launching a career-informative session that highlights personal perspectives about neuro-related graduate programs.  The four panelists, who are either currently enrolled or recently graduated ...

Assumption Opens Center for Neuroscience