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Summertime Schedule Changes

The WISE office will be closed on Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day. 

In addition, the WISE office and Assumption University will be closed on Fridays during the month of July.

Assumption Welcomes Worcester’s Seniors to WISE Up

The following article appeared in the Winter 2021 issue of The Chamber Exchange newsletter, a quarterly publication of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce. 

WORCESTER - The Worcester Institute for Senior Education (WISE) hosted by Assumption University makes it easy for lifelong learners to stay engaged with 30 rotating courses. Offerings range from uplifting to mysterious with unique selections like “Great Movie Music,” “Introduction to Bird Watching,” and “Imposters, Con Artists and Their Webs of Deception.” Assumption President Dr. Francesco C. Cesareo says religion and politics courses have become the most popular programs in recent years, adding that WISE has grown a great deal since its inception in 1992.

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Looking Ahead 

WISE Zoom class

WISE keeps planning ahead. See our preview of the Fall 2021 courses.

All courses will be online only. 

The full catalog will be available on August 4. Registration will start on August 23. 

This map shows where our members were when they attend a recent WISE class.

See the range of outstanding courses in art, history, music, science, literature, drama, and nature that WISE has offered, with more to come.

If you have additional questions, send a note to wise@assumption.edu.

Your WISE membership allows you to attend as many courses as you want and to enjoy special events, all for half the cost of a Dunkaccino┬« per day. 

See our WISE Member Benefits page for more information about WISE membership.

More than 30 courses, all online, so you can join in the WISE learning experience from anywhere, using your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

See the WISE Courses page for details.

The learning continues outside the classroom. See more on our About WISE page.

See also our Events page for programs and other news of interest.

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