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Historian Jon Meacham Visits Lesley(0)

November 22, 2017

When I first arrived at the Jon Meacham talk that was recently held in Marran theater, I was relieved to see that some of my other classmates were also attending the event.  I took a seat next to friends, and we waited for Mr. Meacham to arrive. While we waited, I decided that it would… 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 ›

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 ›

New to Lesley? New to the Area? We’ve Got Helpful Advice for You!

First, welcome to the campus.  Whether you are new to the university, or new to the area, or both, we’re glad you are here.  Here are a few helpful hints that may make things a little easier, as you get adjusted to your new surroundings.  All of the clichéd blogs and Facebook posts you’ve seen–… Read More ›

Why You Should Write for the Lesley Public Post

I grew up watching the 5 o’clock news with my mother and father and reading the newspaper headlines on Sundays. Most of the time I would just read the words, not really thinking about the meaning behind them. As I grew and gained independence, I began to see how the world worked. I started paying… Read More ›

Lesley Baseball Team Wins First Ever Conference Championship; Earns Bid to NCAA

Last Monday, the Lesley University baseball team made program history, winning the NECC championship for the first time.  And while this was impressive, it comes with an even sweeter ending: an automatic bid to play in the NCAA tournament. Here’s how it happened.  After earning the fourth seed in the playoffs, the Lynx took down… Read More ›

Healthy Drinks Are Hard to Find in Dining Hall

Lesley University’s dining services offer many choices for students with dietary restrictions, including vegan and gluten free meal plan options. However, while the food has been the primary focus for health-savvy students, one of the main things that is being overlooked in our dining options is the drink selections that come complimentary with the meal… Read More ›

Lesley Expands its Business Program

Usually after I tell people I attend Lesley, they immediately follow up with “oh, are you majoring in Education?” When I say no, they guess counseling, art therapy, or something in LUCAD. Nobody has ever guessed Business. While our Education and Counseling programs are incredibly well known and respected, our Business program is not as… Read More ›

Lesley Student Participates in Somerville Open Studios

[Editor’s note:  LCAL student Robert Puig Reyes will be participating in this year’s Somerville Open Studios, which takes place on the weekend of May 6th and 7th, from noon until 6 pm each day.  He will be opening his studio, along with three studio-mates, and exhibiting some of his paintings and drawings.]  Somerville Open Studios… Read More ›

Firefighter by Day, LCAL Student by Night

Editor’s Note:  From time to time, we like to focus on students doing interesting things, and that certainly describes Mark Dunnigan. He’s an LCAL student, majoring in Holistic Psychology. An Iraq War veteran, Mark came back to school to pursue his degree, and plans to focus on serving first responders and veterans who are suffering… Read More ›