COM students venture to Washington D.C. Reply

Six communication students and two faculty members traveled to WashingtonD.C. on Oct. 11-13 to learn more about political communications. Each day was lledwith activities such as touring Sirius XM Radio, having lunch at the National PressClub, meeting with Congressman Joe Kennedy III’s press secretary, and spending aday at the Newseum. (L-R) Megan Palumbo, Cameron Brennan, Nicholas Crane, Carly Smith, Dana Sutcliffe, Irish Noel, Dr. Lauren Anderson and Professor Marie Franklin.

Getting Schooled at Symposium Reply

On Tuesday April 24th, deWitt Hall buzzed with excited students eager to show off their classwork from the current spring semester. With the room full of presentations, interactive videos and delicious food, the day was a hit. Check out the photo gallery for a glimpse of Lasell students, faculty, and members of the community enjoying Symposium.

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Connected Learning in Detroit Reply

Part of the group of students who traveled to Detroit. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Pasco)

Part of the group of students who traveled to Detroit. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Pasco)

By Shapleigh Webster – 1851 Staff

Hospitality and business students were accompanied by assistant management Professor Loredana Padurean to spend an October weekend in Detroit to learn about the ecosystem and growing businesses.

Padurean was excited when she heard about the opportunity.

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Read the book, see the movie Reply

Professor Zeek's FYS class saw The Maze Runner as part of Lasell's Connected Learning Experience. (Photo courtesy of bookfandoms.com)

Professor Zeek’s FYS class saw The Maze Runner as part of Lasell’s Connected Learning Experience. (Photo courtesy of bookfandoms.com)

Krista DeJulioFeatures Editor

One of the best things to do before a film comes to theaters is to read the novel the film is based on. Professor Catherine Zeek’s First Year Seminar class, Zombies, Aliens, and Revolutionaries, did just that. The first assignment of the class was to finish the Young Adult-dystopian novel, “The Maze Runner,” in hopes that the class could see the film together when it came out in mid-September.

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Connected Learning through staff internships Reply

Kait Quinn – 1851 Staff

When a student first visits Lasell College and hears “every student is required to do an internship to graduate,” there is not much excitement. The idea of doing a part-time job for free, in return for college credit is not everyone’s dream.

But when the same student hears Lasell College was ranked in U.S. News’ “10 Colleges With the Highest Rate of Student Internships,” in 2013, the desire to complete an internship seems to outweigh the dreadfulness. More…