Career Outcomes


Katelyn_PowellKatelyn Powell ‘12
Major: Hospitality and Event Management

Current Employer:
Event Planner, Global Communications at Gartner Inc., Boston

EXPERIENCES AT LASELL:
The hands-on learning helped me to gain the experience and skills needed to both obtain my position as well as excel in it each day. My Service Quality course shifted my way of thinking by placing the most value on client experience. Each day, I think of my actions and how they impact the client experience. Ultimately, I would not have a job if I didn’t have delegates coming to events.

During my time at Lasell, I worked closely with Dr. Melissa Van Hyfte on the Connected Learning Symposium. This was the first time I worked directly in the conference industry. It is actually what motivated me to pursue my career in this field. It was a great experience to work alongside someone who was able to mentor and teach me about the industry. After seeing the Symposium, I felt a sense of accomplishment and pride.

My advice to future students would be to take every opportunity you can. Do as much volunteer work as you can, not only will it improve your resume, but it will help you to build connections within the hospitality community. Never be afraid to seek out an opportunity.

News Highlight

State Board of Higher Education Approves New Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice  Wednesday, December 17, 2014The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education has approved a new Master’s degree in Criminal Justice at Lasell that will offer students multiple concentrations in Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Violence Prevention and Advocacy as well as a flexible Criminal Justice option. The online program launches in Fall 2015.

Featured Event

Colored Girls Hustle  Wednesday, October 29, 2014Yamawaki Auditorium

Undergraduate Deposit


Connect with Undergraduate Admission

Lasell College Ranked Among Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report for 2014

- 25th in "Best Regional College" - North