Lasell Works provides early work experience, lower tuition Reply

By Holly Feola News Editor

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Kaitlyn Hennessy in her room taking online classes for her first day of sophomore year. Photo Courtesy of Kaitlyn Hennessy.

The Lasell Works program made its debut for first-year students in fall 2018. Despite the program being introduced last year, it continues to evolve. Lasell Works is a four-year, declining tuition program that equips students early on with skills for their future professional careers.

Emotional support animals bring comfort to campus Reply

By Holly Feola & Claire Crittendon- News Editor & Features Editor

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Gabby Miller’s ESA Gracie in her second year on campus. Photo Courtesy of Holly Feola

Since 2015, Lasell has allowed qualifying students to have emotional support animals (ESAs) in the residence halls with them. Four years later, the process is still going strong.

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Different generations, but still a first Reply

Holly FeolaNews Editor

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First-generation students speak about their experiences in small discussion groups. Photo Courtesy of Jesse Tauriac.

First-generation college students gathered last month for group discussions in the Science and Technology Center to celebrate their presence on campus. In addition to the25 first-generation students attending were several administrators who were the first in their family to graduate from college, Jesse Tauriac (Assistant Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer), Dave Hennessey (Assistant Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs), Helena Santos (Assistant Vice President and Dean of Academic Success), Thomas Morgan (Assistant Director of the Donahue Center), Victoria Turnquist (Academic Advisor), Donnell Turner, (Director Career Services) and Jenny Granger (Director Of Student Activities and Orientation).

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Lasell U–Belong event brings campus together Reply

By Holly Feola & Casey Dibari – News Editor & Opinion Editor

Lasell kicked off the school year in September with a celebratory Lasell U-Belong event in the Arnow Quad to commemorate the institution’s new university status. The event started with Assistant Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer Jesse Tauriac and a panel of community members welcoming attendees to the event, saying how everyone belonged at Lasell.

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A weekend to reunite family, friends and alum Reply

Holly Feola & Zachary Houle – 1851 Staff

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Family, friends and alumni participated in River Day races on Sunday, Oct. 14. Photo by Virginia Bry 

In its usual fashion, Family, Friends and Alumni Weekend on Oct. 12 through Oct. 14 brought together loved ones in large numbers, with a total of 500 attendees.

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