• May 04, 2023

Assumption Announces Emma Kearney and Rebecca Jalbert as Class of 2023 Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Assumption University has announced that Emma Kearney ’23, of Belchertown, and Rebecca Jalbert ‘23, of Webster, will address their classmates as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, during Assumption’s 106th Commencement on Sunday, May 7, at the DCU Center in downtown Worcester.As ...

Assumption Announces Emma Kearney and Rebecca Jalbert as Class of 2023 Valedictorian, Salutatorian
  • May 17, 2021
  • Office of Communications

Lauren Robichaud ’20: From Brain Injury to Valedictorian

When Lauren Robichaud ’20, G’21 delivered the valedictorian address to her fellow graduates on Saturday, May 15, it was a day that seemed impossible five years earlier. Robichaud sustained a traumatic brain injury the summer going into her senior year of high school from a sports-related acciden...

Lauren Robichaud ’20: From Brain Injury to Valedictorian
  • May 17, 2021
  • Office of Communications

Renowned Catholic Scholar Robert Royal Urges Class of 2020 to Embrace the Soul of Their Liberal Arts Education

After a year of waiting due to gathering restrictions imposed by the Commonwealth,  Assumption recognized the Class of 2020 during a combined Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 15, at the DCU Center in downtown Worcester. The Class of 2020, who received their diplomas...

Renowned Catholic Scholar Robert Royal Urges Class of 2020 to Embrace the Soul of Their Liberal Arts Education
  • May 09, 2021
  • Office of Communications

Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post Columnist George F. Will Delivers “Last Lecture” to Assumption Class of 2021

Pulitzer Prize-winning and nationally syndicated Washington Post columnist George F. Will, Ph.D., delivered what he called the “last Assumption lecture for which you will be a captive audience” to the Class of 2021 graduates during the University’s 104th Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 9...

Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post Columnist George F. Will  Delivers “Last Lecture” to Assumption Class of 2021
  • May 04, 2021
  • Office of Communications

Assumption Announces Hannah White and Maeve McDonald as Class of 2021 Valedictorian, Salutatorian 

Assumption University is pleased to announce the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2021. Hannah White ’21, of Tamuning, Guam, and Maeve McDonald ’21, of Quincy, will address their classmates as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, during Assumption’s 104th Commencement on...

Assumption Announces Hannah White and Maeve McDonald as Class of 2021 Valedictorian, Salutatorian 
  • Apr 12, 2021
  • Office of Communications

Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post Columnist George F. Will to Deliver 2021 Commencement Address

Pulitzer Prize-winning and nationally syndicated Washington Post columnist George F. Will will deliver the Commencement address during Assumption University’s 104th Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 9 at 10 a.m. at the DCU Center in downtown Worcester.  Will and Vincent Strully, Jr., foun...

Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post Columnist George F. Will  to Deliver 2021 Commencement Address
  • Apr 12, 2021
  • Office of Communications

Renowned Catholic Scholar Robert Royal to Deliver Commencement Address to Class of 2020

After a year of waiting due to  gathering restrictions imposed by the Commonwealth,  Assumption will recognize the Class of 2020 during a combined Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 15, at 12 noon, at the DCU Center in downtown Worcester. The Class of 2020, who r...

Renowned Catholic Scholar Robert Royal to Deliver Commencement Address to Class of 2020
  • May 13, 2019
  • Office of Communications

Commencement Speaker Robert Lewis: “Influence others to greatness and lead with your soul”

Before a crowd of thousands, Robert Lewis Jr., chief executive officer of The BASE, a Boston-based nonprofit that provides athletic, education and career-building resources to enable student-athletes to pursue a college degree, shared his life story of struggle and achievement and inspired the Class...

Commencement Speaker Robert Lewis: “Influence others to greatness and lead with your soul”
  • May 06, 2019
  • Office of Communications

Student Leaders, Scholars Named Valedictorian and Salutatorian Named for Assumption's 102nd Commencement Exercises

Following a rigorous selection process, Assumption is pleased to announce the valedictorian and salutatorian for its 102nd Commencement on Sunday, May 12, at the DCU Center in downtown Worcester, where more than 660 candidates for graduation will receive either an associate’s, bachelor’s or mast...

Student Leaders, Scholars Named Valedictorian and Salutatorian Named for Assumption's 102nd Commencement Exercises
  • Feb 27, 2019

The BASE Founder Robert Lewis, Jr., to Deliver Assumption's Commencement Address

Robert Lewis, Jr., chief executive officer of The BASE, a Boston-based nonprofit that provides athletic, education and career-building resources to enable student-athletes to pursue a college degree, will deliver the Commencement address during Assumption's 102nd Commencement exercises on Sunday, Ma...

The BASE Founder Robert Lewis, Jr., to Deliver Assumption's Commencement Address
  • Jan 10, 2019
  • Office of Communications

Assumption Awards 653 Degrees at Centennial Commencement

The graduates of Assumption’s Class of 2017 made history on Sunday, May 14, as it held its Centennial Commencement exercises at the DCU Center in downtown Worcester, in which speaker John L. Allen, Jr., editor of Crux, a publication that focuses on news of the Vatican and Catholic Church...

Assumption Awards 653 Degrees at Centennial Commencement
  • Jan 08, 2019
  • Office of Communications

Assumption Awards 617 Degrees at 101st Commencement

In an arena of digital natives, the message from commencement speaker The Most Reverend Robert E. Barron, S.T.D., was certainly well received. The graduates of Assumption’s Class of 2018 enjoyed the wisdom of Bishop Barron, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and evangelist who...

Assumption Awards 617 Degrees at 101st Commencement
  • Jan 07, 2019
  • Office of Communications

Bishop Robert Barron to Deliver Address at Assumption's Commencement

Bishop Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and evangelist who uses various forms of media, in particular social media, to share the Gospel message, will deliver the Commencement address during Assumption's 101stCommencement exercises on Sunday, May 13, at the ...

Bishop Robert Barron to Deliver Address at Assumption's Commencement
  • Jan 03, 2019
  • Office of Communications

CNN Sr. Vatican Analyst, Crux Editor to Deliver Address at Assumption's Centennial Commencement

This spring, Assumption will celebrate its centennial commencement, an event that has evolved and grown tremendously, from two graduates in the Class of 1918 to nearly 700 in the Class of 2017 who will receive either an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree or certificate of advanced grad...

CNN Sr. Vatican Analyst, Crux Editor to Deliver Address at Assumption's Centennial Commencement