Our Partners

The goal of community service in the cities of Coatepec and Orizaba is not to change Mexico, but to learn from Mexicans about Mexico and about the impact of the United States on our neighbors.

Coatepec- a rural coffee and sugar cane growing community

Orizaba- a more urban community

Altahuilco- an indigenous village outside of Orizaba

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

Lasell Alum Honored with National Educator Award  Friday, October 10, 2014Medford, Mass. fifth grade teacher and Lasell undergraduate alum Anthony Petrelis ’05 has been honored as the only educator in Massachusetts to receive the 2014 national Milken Educator Award.

Featured Event

Colored Girls Hustle  Wednesday, October 29, 2014Yamawaki Auditorium