Zachary Gray- Co-editor-in-chief
The Class of 2013 received their diplomas on the afternoon of Sunday May 19, as part of this year’s successful Lasell College commencement ceremony.President Michael B. Alexander opened the afternoon with a speech reflecting on the graduates’ year and looking ahead to the future.
“Armed with your degree, and the life long memories of the Lasell family, you are equipped to face this…world,” said Alexander. ”Fight through the disappointment, frustration, and discouragement Keep networking…if you persevere, you will get a job.”
President Alexander saw the graduates’ patience and perseverance throughout the year, whether it was Superstorm Sandy, Blizzard Nemo, the passing of senior Sean Bertanza, or the Boston Marathon bombings. At the end of his speech, President Alexander shared a letter he received from Tom Grilk, executive director of the Boston Athletic Association. Every year, the President receives a letter thanking Lasell for allowing head athletic trainer Chris Troyanos to serve as medical coordinator, something he’s done for many years. This year, that letter was different. Grilk expressed “deep appreciation” for Chris’s medical support. More…
Photos by Zachary Gray and Natalie Kfoury
Kayli Hertel - 1851 Staff
On Thursday, May 2, de Witt Hall housed students and local entrepreneurs for an evening sponsored by the Small Business Institute (SBI) and the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce.
The SBI was created in order to encourage student entrepreneurs and support them through the creation of their businesses as well as inspire students to accept challenges as they come. The event consisted of keynote speakers Dr. Paul Levy and Darryl Settles as well as student entrepreneurs who presented different examples of Connected Learning. More…
Photos by Natalie Kfoury
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Jasmine Villanueva, Barbara Wrenn, Will Dempsey, Molly Brennan, Kevin Moloney, and Patrick Slight were the Lasell Bowl recipients.
Lasell Chair winner Carrie Kenniston with Vice President of Student Affairs Diane Austin.
Members of Lasell College Radio along side advisor Brian Wardyga accept the award for student organization of the year.
Photos by Kristina Kaufmann
Kayli Hertel- 1851 Staff
On Thursday April 25, the annual Awards Banquet was held in de Witt Hall, where more than 90 students, faculty, and staff gathered to be recognized for their leadership and commitment to the college. These leaders represent various organizations and departments at an evening full of pride and accomplishment. More…
Brandon Chase- Managing Editor
Lasell held its third annual Relay for Life from April 26-27 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. More than 20 teams and 100 students participated in the event in the Athletic Center, which raised more than $14,000 for cancer research. More…
Zac Vierra- Co-editor-in-chief
I will never forget the first time I came to Lasell College. It was a beautiful day in the fall of 2008 when I attended Lasell’s Open House. I didn’t know much about the college, but the idea of a sports communication concentration instantly drew me in. More…
Brandon Chase- Managing Editor
Throughout my adolescence, my dad and I would try to attend at least one Red Sox game every year. As we made the 90 minute drive from Agawam, there was always one checkpoint on the mundane trip along the Mass. Pike that made me smile. More…