Archive for October, 2017

Lesley Observes Sustainability Day

On Wednesday, October 18th, The Office of Sustainability hosted an event called Sustainability Day.  It focused on locally-sourced products and goods.  In their latest newsletter they wrote “ (We) are committed to serving the Lesley community as we work together to preserve our natural resources.” Lesley has long become the standard for which colleges practice… Read More ›

Lesley Alum’s Advice: “Know Your Values”

[Editor’s Note: from time to time, our alums get in touch and let us know where they are in their careers, and how their life is going. Here is an update from Chelsea Contre, a 2013 graduate who majored in Communication. She has been living in New York for about three years, and works at Carat,… Read More ›

Trigger Warnings: How They Support Students and Improve Education

Trigger warnings have generated considerable discussion recently. An article in the Lesley Public Post last week addressed some common objections to trigger warnings. A notorious article from The Atlantic, “The Coddling of the American Mind”, claims that trigger warnings constitute a form of censorship, an act of indulgence preventing “oversensitive” individuals from exposure to uncomfortable… Read More ›

Not Enough Professors in Some Programs

One of the key advantages of going to Lesley is the small class sizes. You have a direct connection to your professors, and many of them are full time here, so it is almost always easy to get in touch with them. Some of the larger departments, like Education, have a multitude of teachers; but… Read More ›