Community Based Learning

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Lasell’s Center for Community Based Learning provides support and opportunities for students, faculty and staff to engage with community organizations on mutually beneficial projects. Beyond the long-term projects, such as those with the Newton Public Schools, Lasell students also participated in several one-time community service events for a total of 1,653 hours involving 643 student attendees, over the last academic year.

Recent Lasell College Events

• All for Haiti Fundraiser
• Charles River Clean-up
• Greater Boston Food Bank
• Voter Registration
• Volunteer Fair at Lasell
• Veterans Care Package
• Earth Day Festival
• First Fridays of Service
• Bone Marrow Drive
• Trick-or-Treat/Canned Goods
• Boston Food Bank
• Red Cross Blood Drive
• Belle of the Ball
• Barefoot Walk
• Light the Night (domestic violence)
• Giving Tree
• Habitat House Build/Newton
• Newton Food Pantry
• Dress for Success
• Prom Dress Drive
• Mass Coalition for Homeless
• Sleepout for Homelessness
• Hurricane Sandy Donation Drive
• Gaining Ground Farm
• Newton Literacy Program

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