The facade of the Tsotsis Family Academic Center on the Assumption campus in Worcester, Massachusetts.

ASPIRE Program

ASPIRE Assumption UniversityASPIRE (Alumni-Student Partnerships in Reflective Engagement) engages interested alumni and motivated junior and senior students with questions of vocation as they relate to identity, career, community, commitments, and life beyond college. ASPIRE provides opportunities for students and alumni to have meaningful conversations and build mentoring communities through shared meals, workshops, panel discussions, and community service opportunities.

Get to Know ASPIRE


Hounds with Purpose Blog

The Hounds with Purpose blog features alumni reflections on their vocational journeys.  The blog is managed by the Center for Purpose and Vocation and the Career Development and Internship Center.

David Crowley, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology Director of ASPIRE Associate Director of the Center for Purpose and Vocation
Esteban Loustaunau, Ph.D.
Professor of Spanish Director of the SOPHIA Program Director of the Center for Purpose and Vocation