Service-Learning

“Service-Learning is a credit-bearing, educational experience in which students participate in an organized service activity that meets identified community needs and reflect on the service activity in such a way as to gain further understanding of course content, a broader appreciation of the discipline, and an enhanced sense of civic responsibility.” 
Bringle, RG & Hatcher, JA (2000, May/June).  Institutionalization of service-learning in higher education.  The Journal of Higher Education.

Service-learning at Lasell College is a key piece of the Connected Learning philosophy.  The Center for Community-Based Learning can help you explore many possibilities for engaging in service-learning.  We look forward to supporting you with:

Contact: Sharyn Lowenstein, 617-243-2156, slowenstein@lasell.edu.

Sleep Out for the Homeless

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Habitat for Humanity

Faculty Profile

Tessa LeRoux, Ph.DProfessor of Sociology; Director of Nancy Lawson Donahue ’49 Institute for Values and Public Life; Book Review Editor for Journal of Family Theory and ReviewTessa Leroux's main scholarly work is in the field of gender and family studies. She has published articles in the area of gender role socialization, teenage pregnancy and single parenthood, domestic work and migration, and family ideology.  

News Highlight

President Alexander Responds to the Tragedy in Orlando  Thursday, June 16, 2016We the people of the United States cherish our freedoms. Whether it be the freedom to say what we want, to assemble in groups of our choosing, to follow the religions of our choice, to vote as our conscience demands, to own and carry weapons, to start new businesses and make money, and to move about as we please -- these are values we hold dear and are reluctant to compromise.

Featured Event

U.S. News and World Report 2016 Lasell College Ranked Among Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report for 2016

- 26th in "Best Regional College" - North