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Archive for January, 2018

From Pakistan to Lesley: An LCAL Student’s Unique Educational Journey

I became an LCAL student at Lesley University just a semester ago, although I have lived in the US for over a decade.  Most of my education was done in Pakistan.  While I was student there, the educational method was based on the British system; as a result, it was much different from the educational… Read More ›

Facing an Uncertain Future, A Lesley Student Hopes DACA Will Be Preserved

[Editor’s Note:  This essay, by Lesley senior Annabelle Feliz, first appeared in CommonWealth Magazine.  It is used with permission.] A Dreamer about to graduate – now what? “I’m not a package that can be sent back.” THIS IS THE MOMENT I’ve been waiting for. I’m finally in my senior year at Lesley University, majoring in… Read More ›

A Life-Changing Opportunity: Interning at Small Planet Institute

At Lesley University, students are required to do internships as part of their program of study.  Interning is an extremely beneficial experience, as it provides an outlet for us to apply our acquired knowledge. In Fall 2017, I was fortunate to intern with Small Planet Institute, a nonprofit research organization with roots in addressing the… Read More ›

Lesley Alum Will Run in Boston Marathon to Raise Money for Casa Myrna

My name is Jeremy Colon; I recently wrote a piece about my life since graduation, so perhaps you know I am a personal trainer, life coach, and founder of Jeremy Colon Enterprises, a physical fitness professional center in Dorchester.  What inspired me to become a personal trainer and a life coach? On July 31st, 2013,… Read More ›