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College Notebook: Adam Johnson Presents Research at Assumption

Jun 15, 2015 12:43PM ● By Kieran Gilman
(Editor's Note: The following information was submitted by the colleges listed below.)

Tewksbury student Adam Johnson Presents Research at Assumption 
College's Undergraduate Symposium

Adam Johnson of Tewksbury,MA, a Sociology major concentrating in criminology and member of the class of 2015, presented his project "Police Stress and the Relation to Personal Lives." at Assumption College's 21st Undergraduate Symposium on April 20-21. Adam explored how the stress of police work can causes strain in a police officer's personal life.  

The Undergraduate Symposium is a celebration of student research and creative works, and provides the campus community with an opportunity to gain a greater appreciation of the individual and collective, intellectual accomplishments of the College's faculty and students from all disciplines, including the humanities, fine arts, biological sciences, physical sciences and social sciences. This year, more than 75 students presented their work.

"These faculty/student research collaborations represent a model for integrating teaching, original research, and the beneficial effects of peer review in promoting intellectual development and professional growth," said Louise Carroll Keeley, Provost and Academic Vice President. "The Symposium provides the campus community the opportunity to gain a greater appreciation of the individual and collective accomplishments of our faculty and students, as well as to applaud those achievements."

Mulholland Graduates from Emmanuel College

Catherine Mulholland of Tewksbury graduated on May 9, 2015, during Emmanuel College's 93rd Commencement Exercises on its campus in Boston. Mulholland received a Bachelor of Arts in Management during the ceremony.

Tewksbury Resident Courtney Woods Honored at Assumption College's 31st Honors Convocation

Courtney Woods, a resident of Tewksbury, MA, and member of Assumption College's Class of 2015, received the departmental award for Accounting at the College's 31st Annual Honors Convocation. 72 students were recognized for academic excellence during the ceremony, which was held on campus in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit. Awards ranged from departmental honors to special subject-specific recognitions, to Augustine Scholarships, the College's highest academic honor.

Anne Brady '85, a strategic consultant and advisor at OpenBridge and keynote speaker for the event, shared her thoughts on the value of a liberal arts education.

"The annual Honors Convocation is a celebration and recognition of the excellence achieved by our students across the whole range of Assumption College's liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs," said Interim Provost Louise Carroll Keeley, Ph.D. "There is no better indicator of the importance of liberal arts education for our society than the thoughtful and compassionate dispositions that are nurtured here at Assumption and will be realized in our students' professional lives."

Bryant University Students Named to Dean's List

The spring semester Dean's List at Bryant University includes the following area residents:
  • Emalee J Dunbar, a Sophomore in International Business from Tewksbury
  • Katelyn M Hirsh, a Junior in Communication from Tewksbury
  • William L Petherbridge, a Sophomore in Communication from Tewksbury
Hofstra Congratulates Local Students on Spring 2015 Dean's List

Hofstra University congratulates the students named to the Spring 2015 Dean's List for their outstanding academic achievement. Students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the semester to make the Dean's List.

Among the local students who earned a spot on the Dean's List were:
  • Alicia Napolitano of Tewksbury.
  • Maria Strangie of Tewksbury.
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