‘Professionals of Color’ panel calls for inclusiveness Reply

By Marissa Gugala – 1851 Staff

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The ‘Professionals of Color’ panel answered audience questions and discussed ways Lasell could be more inclusive. (L-R) Jesse Tauriac, Elna Bleakney, Monica Hall-Porter, Brittany Bullard, James Henderson, Danielle Canty, and Charlotte Frazier. Photo by Katie Schenider 

The Donahue Institute for Ethics, Diversity, & Inclusion hosted the ‘Professionals of Color’ panel to highlight individuals of color on and off campus. The panel, held in Arnow Campus Center, featured seven individuals: Jesse Tauriac, James Henderson, Danielle Canty, Monica-Hall Porter, Virginia Knight, Charlotte Frazier, and Elna Bleakney.  More…

Discussion on diversity continues Reply

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor

For a Wednesday night, Arnow Campus Center was packed with people. Since the spring of 2014, Lasell students have been actively meeting to discuss racial differences at the micro and macro levels of society, and, most importantly, at Lasell. Students of all different backgrounds attended this year’s first meeting on September 14.  More…

Jesse Tauriac: Lessons in Diversity and Inclusion Reply

Photo courtesy of Jesse Tauriac

Photo courtesy of Jesse Tauriac

Ashley Medeiros – Contributing Writer

When you walk around Lasell College with Jesse Tauriac you feel as though you are in the company of a celebrity. Every student who crosses his path is eager to speak with him. Some may be his advisees, others might have a question about an upcoming assignment, but most are seeking a genuine hello and deep intellectual conversation. No matter what they are looking for one thing remains the same; each individual receives undivided attention, a mindful response, and a smile. More…