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Worcester is a city of dreams

Published 7m ago -

When I was a senior in high school, there was not an institution in Worcester on my college search list. My plan was to stay in Connecti- cut closer to my family and much more in my comfort zone. It was not until a friend offered to bring me on her college tou... More »


Want good grades? Ditch that highlighter

Published 8m ago -

The architects of our beautiful new building on campus, the Tsotsis Family Academic Center, created many informal study spaces for Assumption students. As I walk through the building each day, I see some students poring over their work in comfy chairs or empty... More »


The promise of public sociology

Published 11m ago -

Think of the era we are in. Do you sometimes feel a sense of uncertainty and discord? It is understandable if you do. How many of you worry about how you will pay back your student loans in a time of pervasive wage stagnation and elusive middle class employmen... More »


Sometimes the journey is the destination

Published 12m ago -

Sometimes the journey can be the destination. This is a shout-out to all who are struggling with the transition to college life, figuring out how to meet the various new challenges or even feel overwhelmed to a point of paralysis. You are not alone. In all ho... More »


Learning to Walk, Altruistically

Published 1y ago -

I’ve never been much of a marcher. Sure, I like to WALK. I’ve even been known to HIKE. In extreme situations, such as when meeting with one student made me late to teach a whole classroom of them, I might even RUN. But this business of massing with other h... More »