Lasell students, faculty and staff are continuously engaging in the political process and exercising civic engagement by talking with elected officials, advocating on Beacon and Capitol Hill, and volunteering in the community.
The Powerful Voice of Activist Katherine Acey Comes to Lasell
Feminist and activist Katherine Acey will speak as a part of the Fuss Center's Talk of Ages Women's History Month program about activism, aging, and bridging the generations together on Tuesday, March 29 at Lasell College's Rosen Auditorium at 7 p.m. The talk is open to the community!
College Launches “Educate Your Vote” Events
As part of Lasell's Presidential Speaker Series, this spring the events will focus attention on the key issues facing voters in the 2016 Presidential Election. “Educate Your Vote” by registering for the FREE Presidential Speaker Series today!
Lasell Joins "It’s On Us" Campaign with Student Produced Video
Lasell joined the national It’s On Us anti-sexual violence campaign with the release of a video produced as a part of a class project. Launched by President Obama last fall, the It’s On Us Campaign asks colleges to pledge to become a part of the solution to end sexual violence on the nation’s college campuses.
Governor Charlie Baker declares May “Exercise is Medicine” Month
Governor Charlie Baker Issued a proclamation to Lasell after receiving requests from President Michael Alexander and Athletic Training and Exercise Science professors Cristina Haverty and Dr. Marisa Hastie. The declaration formally recognizes Lasell’s commitment to the health and wellness of students and the rigorous academic training it provides to future health professionals.
Read Proclamation here
Congressman Joe Kennedy Meets with Poli Sci Class
Congressman Joe Kennedy was a guest speaker at Professor Paul DeBole’s Policy Making and Political Process class and engaged students in an informal conversation about the realities of representing the MA 4th Congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Lasell Students Energized by Kennedy Institute Experience
Two politically engaged Lasell students received the chance of a lifetime to engage face-to-face with national and state politicians including President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate opening ceremony.
Students, Staff Head to State House for Financial Aid Day
A group of Lasell students advocated for the importance of need-based financial aid funding to their local State Representatives and the Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Higher Education Senator Mike Moore at the Annual Student Financial Aid Day at the Massachusetts State House.