The fourth annual COM Day on March 8 promoted the theme, “Spotlight on Storytelling,” and attracted crowds of students and community members. The day’s events included a social media panel, speed networking session, and keynote address from investigative reporter Michael Rezendes.
Professor Michael Laramee moderates the Social Media Strategies panel, which consisted of Chris Antinowich (Pilot), Len Mead (Comcast Boston), Andrea Goodman (Be The Change), Fei Wu (independent podcaster), and Zac Veirra (Major League Baseball).
The second annual Hospitality Day proved successful as students and faculty alike were treated to Keynote Speaker David Giblin of the Marriott Hotel chain as well as two panels of experienced field professionals, among other fascinating events.
“1851 Chronicle” features editor, Tristan Davis discusses the events and speakers coming to campus next Tuesday, March 8, for Lasell’s COM Day 2016. The Keynote Speaker will be Michael Rezendes, a Pulitzer Prize-winner and investigative reporter at the Boston Globe. Rezendes was played by Mark Ruffalo in the 2016 film, Spotlight, which won Best Picture at Sunday’s Academy Awards. Background music is “Black Mountain Side” by Led Zeppelin.
Donald J. Winslow, son of former Lasell College President Guy Winslow, was born in Karandon House on December 21st, 1911. Winslow graduated from Newton High School in 1929 before receiving degrees from both Tufts University and Boston University. While working at Lasell, Winslow served as the school’s historian and even published a book titled Lasell: A History of the First Junior College for Women.
“1851 Chronicle” features editor, Tristan Davis joins managing editor, Rosemary Leger, in the first episode of the Spring 2016 semester. The two take questions from Lasell students which discuss their best days on campus and a theoretical dinner with three members of the community. Background music is“Gold” by Marina and the Diamonds.