Leadership at Lasell
The Office of Student Activities is proud to offer a variety of options for students looking to explore and develop their leadership potential. In addition to the seven programs listed below, all students are encouraged to take on a leadership position. Examples include: officer in a club or organizations, orientation leader, work study student, and many more. Stop by the Office of Student Activities to explore your interest in leadership!

Exploring Leadership
Exploring Leadership is the semester long introductory leadership course offered by the Office of Student Activities. This seminar style course explores leadership through presentations and discussions. Students will develop presentations skills, individual and group, as they develop their own personal leadership philosophy.

Exploring Leadership is offered as a First Year Seminar course for students in the Student Leadership Scholars program, and in each spring semester for all students. Students interested in the spring need to fill out an application and can email studentactivities@lasell.edu for more information.

Emerging Leaders
Emerging Leaders is a semester long program offered by the Office of Student Activities.  In seminar style workshops students develop and build upon previous leadership experience and learn how to apply it at Lasell College.  Weekly sessions feature an array of topics including public speaking, diversity, ethical decision making, balance, goal setting, teamwork, and leadership opportunities on campus. These workshops are designed to build skills and develop the foundation for leadership roles.  

Emerging Leaders is offered in in the fall to all students and each spring to students in the Student Leadership Scholars program. Students interested in the fall session need to fill out an application and can email studentactivities@lasell.edu 

Student Organization Series (SOS)
The Student Organization Series (SOS) is an assortment of sessions focused on topics for club development.  Informative and interactive workshops will concentrate on student organization management, event planning, and campus policies and procedures.  Although most applicable for club officers, all student leaders are invited to participate.  Topics will vary by semester. Check back here for a Fall 2015 Schedule.

Our newest leadership program designed to give club and organiation leaders a "Jumpstart!" on the semester. Topics involve spending of budget, event planning, recruiting and motivating members, working with the Lasell Campus and much much more. Please note: topics very each semester and all interested particpants can attend. Check back for the Fall 2015 Schedule.

Advanced Leadership Seminar
The Advanced Leadership Seminar is for seasoned student leaders. Guest speakers will be invited to share their successes in business, politics, the non-profit sector, or life in general with a tie to student leadership. In a small discussion format, students will be encouraged to ask questions and learn from the featured guest. Four or five guests will be invited each semester. These seminars are by invite only and students must RSVP. Check back for the Fall 2015 Schedule.

Student Leadership Scholars
The Student Leadership Scholars are chosen each year as part of the incoming first year class. This group focuses on leadership development during their time at Lasell.

Leadership Retreat
Every Spring, the Leadership Retreat is held to allow students to participate in a day long continuing exploration of their leadership. The day includes workshops, presentations, and speakers. 

Passport Program
Lasell's passport program is designed to assist students as they navigate the 4 year co-curriculum Student Leadership Development Program the Office of Student Activities produces and oversees. The Passport program touches each program, encourages community service, and engagement in the community through student clubs and organizations.

For more information on these programs, participants, or to volunteer to present a session for one of these  programs, please contact the Office of Student Activities at studentactivities@lasell.edu or call (617) 243-2475.

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Jilliana SlibyCommunication, concentration in Radio and TV Production, Class of 2016"I love being able to be so close to a city full of opportunities but also feel at home on campus. "  

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Lasell Introduces Cross-Registration Program with Regis College, Expanding on Courses Offered  Monday, March 30, 2015Lasell College will begin a cross-registration program with Regis College this Fall, enabling undergraduate students to enroll in additional courses there at no additional cost. Lasell students will be able to add selected Regis courses to their Lasell schedule starting with pre-registration this April.

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