W.I.N.G.S. (Women Interested in Networking, Gathering, and Solidarity)
Provides female students of color an opportunity to meet with other students and staff of color and explore networking opportunities, participate in discussions with outside guest speakers, and seek advice and guidance on issues pertinent to women of color. We seek to empower young women of color to explore and engage in the Assumption College community, think critically about their role in the surrounding community, and become informed citizens of the world.
P.A.L.M.S. (Positively Achieving Leadership by Men in Society)
P.A.L.M.S. began in 2009 with a group of charismatic young men of color. They came together to discuss the challenges and negative perceptions that men in general, and specifically men of color face. In P.A.L.M.S., the men discuss a whole range of issues men deal with, ranging from their conduct to living Godly transparent lives. The men are encouraged to be positive role models for the campus community. The group is advised primarily by the Dean of Campus Life, but has been co-advised by a Resident Director and a Coordinator from the Cross Cultural Center. All seniors are given a pin with the P.A.L.M.S. logo at the groups final meeting.
This is a student group connected to Catholic Relief Services that works to engage the campus community on global solidarity, community engagement, and faith in action. This group focuses on issues such as poverty, immigration, climate change, and fair trade.