Community Based Learning

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

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 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.

Featured Event

Graduate Information Session  Wednesday, August 20, 2014