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Archive for May, 2020

Lesley Alumna’s Fascinating Journey

[Editor’s note: from time to time, we check in on what our alums have been doing since they graduated. We are grateful to Kate Frangos for contributing this article.] If I could go back in time and tell my former 22-year-old self that after graduation I would end up working in several European countries, I… Read More ›

Lesley Community Members Fight for Furloughed Workers

All Lesley community members are finding their lives uprooted and altered, to some degree, due to COVID-19. However, for countless Lesley dining hall, custodial, and public safety staff members whose contracts were terminated by the University without pay and benefits, the pandemic has been especially destructive. Suddenly, these workers have found themselves in a precarious… Read More ›

Class of 2020 Prepares to Celebrate Commencement Online

With just under a week left until Commencement, graduating seniors are eagerly preparing to honor the day… from home. Due to the coronavirus, Lesley University’s Commencement ceremony will be held virtually this Saturday, May 16. Until it is safe for a proper, in-person ceremony to be held, graduates will be honored online through “recorded message[s]… Read More ›

A Hidden Consequence: Coronavirus And Special Needs Families

COVID-19 has changed the world in more ways than we can count, in a shorter amount of time than any of us could have expected.  In a matter of just a couple of months, the world population has seen dramatic change in everyday life with an emphasis on staying home and social distancing as much… Read More ›