Lasell’s first themed symposium Reply

By Colin Froment & Mackenzie Dineen – co-Editor-in-Chief & Features Editor

The annual Academic Connected Learning Symposium will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 4 in de Witt Hall. It will continue to showcase various projects developed by students throughout the semester. This year, Symposium will focus on its first-ever theme: Diversity Inclusion and Intercultural Competence. It will feature interactive performances from Bronx-based theater group, Mass Transit. This year, Dean Cathy Zeek took over as Symposium Coordinator.

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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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The cons of the event Reply

By Ryan Fitzgerald – Co-Editor-in-Chief

Symposium can be a lot of different things. It can be a day of gratitude for some, having accomplished a semester-long project to present in front of admiring peers, faculty, and community members alike. For others it is a day of relief. After months of planning, the day has finally come where everything falls into place and many congratulations are given. And to many students at Lasell, particiularly underclassmen, Symposium day proves to be only a day off. More…

Symposium has value Reply

By Krista DeJulio – Co-Editor-in-Chief

Many people I know use Symposium as a day to catch up on work, on sleep, go out with friends the night before (and I have too) but I know Symposium day is worth much more. It’s not only a time to catch up on work, sleep, and relax, but a day for your friends and classmates to showcase what they’ve been learning during the semester. Finals week is around the corner and we want to go out and have one last hurrah, but there’s still a lot to do before we can have our fun. Presenting our work at symposium is one of those obligations. More…

Behind the scenes with Symposium supervisors Reply

By Krista DeJulio & Ryan Fitzgerald – Co-Editors-in-Chief

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Senior Kelsie Pace (L) and faculty member Sarah Abbott (R) are the brains behind Symposium. Photo courtesy of Kelsie Pace

You may think of Lasell’s Connected Learning Symposium as a day off. To Professor Sarah Abbott and senior Kelsie Pace, it’s an event they work for all semester so hard-working students can showcase their talent and projects. Pace and Abbott are the two co-organizers of the event and the ones to thank for a successful Symposium each year. This fall’s Symposium takes place on Tuesday, December 6. More…