Assumption College has announced that 535 students have been named to the College's prestigious undergraduate Dean's List for the spring 2017 semester. Local students include:
To earn a spot on the Dean's List, Assumption students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 for a five-class, 15-credit semester. The Dean's List is announced twice per academic year, once at the completion of the fall semester, and again at the completion of the spring semester.
"The Assumption College Dean's List recognizes those students who have dedicated themselves to academic excellence in the classroom," said Assumption College President Francesco C. Cesareo, Ph.D. "The achievements of these top scholars demonstrates exemplary leadership by students who are passionate about learning and who will use their gifts and acquired knowledge to improve the world in which they live."
The Assumption College curriculum enables students to gain a depth and breadth of knowledge that leads to professional success and personal fulfillment. Students-whether studying on the Worcester, Massachusetts or Rome, Italy campus-become engaged participants in Assumption's classic liberal arts education and professional programs, exploring new ideas, making connections across disciplines, and pushing themselves to achieve more than they ever thought possible. To prepare for the workforce, students learn cutting-edge theory and best practices, and develop excellent communication and critical-analysis skills - quintessential skills of a liberal arts education - through classroom work, internships, and involvement in extracurricular activities.
Founded in 1904 by the Augustinians of the Assumption in Worcester, Mass., Assumption College is a Catholic liberal arts institution that offers undergraduate students 42 majors and 48 minors in the liberal arts, sciences, business, and professional studies; as well as master's and continuing education degrees and professional certificate programs-each through an educational experience that is grounded in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition. The curriculum enables students to gain a depth and breadth of knowledge that leads to professional success and personal fulfillment. Students-whether on the Worcester campus or at the College's Rome, Italy, campus-become engaged participants in Assumption's classic liberal arts education, exploring new ideas and making connections across disciplines. To prepare for the workforce, students learn cutting-edge theory and best practices, conduct innovative research, and develop excellent communication and critical-analysis skills. Assumption graduates are also known for their thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service to their community. For more information about Assumption College, please visit www.assumption.edu.