Seven Locals Make Dean's List at Assumption College

More local students making their hometowns proud...

Assumption College has announced that 590 students have been named to the College's prestigious undergraduate Dean's List for the spring 2018 semester. Local students include:

  • Olivia Burke of Harwich (02645), Class of 2020
  • Gertrude Cox of South Wellfleet (02663), Class of 2020
  • Aishea Henry of Centerville (02632), Class of 2018
  • Tess Pimental of East Falmouth (02536), Class of 2020
  • Mary Rezendes of South Yarmouth (02664), Class of 2019
  • Elizabeth Sullivan of South Dennis (02660), Class of 2019
  • Marc Zaknoun of West Wareham (02576), Class of 2020

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 Dean's List recognizes students who have attained significant academic achievement," said Eloise Knowlton, Ph.D., Assumption College dean of undergraduate studies. "Earning a position on the Dean's List is a testament to a student's hard work and commitment to academic excellence. The College is proud to formally recognize these scholars, who demonstrate the seriousness with which they take the formation of their intellectual and academic lives."

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 41 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.


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