The Lasell community came together for Relay for Life on Saturday, March 23rd to celebrate loved ones and survivors. Check out the photo gallery below to see what this special night was all about!
Photos by Jenny Granger, Emily Harrington, Rosa Del Carmen Gomez and Colin Froment – OSA and 1851 Staff
By Valencia Vixama – 1851 Contributor
Professor Jessie Tauriac, 46, Chief Diversity Officer and Director of the Donahue Institute sits down to chat with student Valencia Vixama and reflects on his current career and time at Lasell.
Megan Palumbo, Mackenzie Dineen, & Avery Stankus – Co-editor-in-chief, Features Editor & 1851 Staff
Coming back to Lasell after a semester abroad is challenging. As soon as you adjust to new culture, language, sights, and cuisine, it is time to pack your bags and go home.
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 Katie Peters & Holly Feola – 1851 Staff
On Dec. 14, 2018, Newbury College announced it would be closing at the end of the Spring 2019 semester after suffering from financial problems. The college, located in Brookline, has been open since 1962 and currently has just under 630 enrolled students.
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 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.