By Katie Peters – 1851 Staff
Kevin Walther gave a compelling presentation on purpose marketing. Photo courtesy of Kevin Walther
Graduate students in the communication department participated in a discussion-based presentation on Wednesday, March 20 in Science and Technology Center room 232 led by Kevin Walther, an expert in the Boston area on purpose marketing, social impact and corporate responsibility.
By Megan Palumbo & Holly Feola – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff
On March 19, Fenway Health held a “Safer Sex Decathlon” in Arnow Campus Center to educate students about safe sex and different sexualities through 10 short activities.
The event was organized by Assistant Director of the Donahue Institute Thomas Morgan. It started with Fenway Health representatives introducing themselves and giving a presentation before the activities started, so everyone would have a baseline of knowledge.
Hannah Ackerly & Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff
Corporate sharks award Alexandra Barlett with $2,000 for “ConnectMV: Messages.” Photo courtesy of Cecilia Costa.
The first ever School of Business Day was held on March 20 in de Witt Hall. The coordinators merged the School of Business majors into an event that will continue annually.
By Colin Froment, Katie Peters & Taylor Viles – Co-editor-in-chief & 1851 Staff
The alumni panel with Megan Palumbo (L) and Professor Franklin (R). Photo by Katie Peters.
The sixth-annual COMDay occurred Tuesday, March 5 in de Witt Hall, educating the mass audiences on the event’s overall theme, “In Pursuit of Truth.” Throughout the day, students and professors listened to guest speakers, while professionals from communication fields gave advice on securing full-time positions in the future.
By Casey DiBari – Opinion Editor
Director of Communications Ian Meropol led the graduate communication lecture on Jan. 30. Prior to joining Lasell, he was regarded highly in the communications field for 15 years.
By Avery Stankus & Katie Peters – 1851 Staff
Joan Weiler Arnow ‘49 Professor and Professor of Sociology Tessa Le Roux delivered the 13th Arnow Lecture on Jan. 31 in Rosen Auditorium, highlighting the feminist perspective on professional caregiving.
By Katie Peters & Holly Feola – 1851 Staff
On Dec. 14, 2018, Newbury College announced it would be closing at the end of the Spring 2019 semester after suffering from financial problems. The college, located in Brookline, has been open since 1962 and currently has just under 630 enrolled students.