Rosa Del Carmen Gomez — 1851 Staff
On Dec. 10, 2018, Lasell hired Chelsea Gwyther to be the next candidate for Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations.
Gwyther earned her bachelor’s degree from Prescott College in Arizona and her master’s at the University of North Carolina. Gwyther has two children, a 16 and 20-year- old. Her husband is a firefighter in Amherst, Mass.
By Megan Palumbo & Claire Crittendon – Co-editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff
Part of living on campus means relying on the dining services to cook up something delicious three meals a day. After the breakfast, lunch and dinner rush in the dining hall, you may head to class or go back to your dorm feeling stuffed, but have you ever thought about what happens to the leftover food?
By Chris Bretti – 1851 Staff
Lasell has introduced and implemented new construction projects on campus since the beginning of this semester. Among some of these projects, two stand out: the ice rink and the television studio.
By Megan Palumbo & Danielle Hogan – Co-Editor-in-Chief & Arts Editor
On Jan. 22, the community experienced the first snow of the semester. It was a beautiful array of white stuff, which swiftly turned into freezing rain and ice, leading to poor conditions around campus.
By Holly Feola – 1851 Staff
On Feb. 8, President Michael B. Alexander announced that Lasell is transitioning from a college to a university. This comes after the college expanded its graduate program. This president expanded on this message at the town hall meeting on Feb. 20 in de Witt Hall.
The change to a university continues the institution’s trend to reinvent itself, similar to how it changed from a junior college in 1989.
By Raegan Cleary – 1851 contributor
When Mount Ida College closed its door, it wasn’t just the students that transferred to Lasell; Associate Professor Kathleen Potter came here as well. Potter, the former Fashion Industries Department Chair, had been working at Mount Ida for six years when the college announced it would be closing after its spring 2018 semester. After receiving offers from multiple fashion schools, Potter chose to continue her career here at Lasell.
1851 Staff member Rosa del Carmen Gomez recounts the Patriot’s celebratory parade just days after claiming their sixth Super Bowl title. Check out her video featuring fellow Lasell students to see what Tuesday was all about!