Holly Feola – News Editor
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).
By Holly Feola & Casey Dibari – News Editor & Opinion Editor
Photos by Ruth Kehinde. Students celebrate new university status at the Lasell U–Belong celebration. Students pictured from left to right, Eleianet Nunez, Emmanuella Brempong and Connor Zicari.
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.
Holly Feola & Zachary Houle – 1851 Staff
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.