Lasell University's School of Communication & the Arts

  • Lasell's School of Communication & the Arts is home the award-winning student-run magazines Polished and Tarnished and newspaper the 1851 Chronicle
  • 25% of shows on WLAS 102.9 FM Lasell University Radio are hosted by first-year students
  • 100% of students complete at least 1 internship
  • 96% of Lasell alumni are employed or in graduate school within 9 months of graduation
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Student Involvement

The School of Communication & the Arts provides students the opportunity to gain first-hand industry experiences from their start at Lasell. Students are prepared for dynamic and creative careers with Lasell's award-winning student publications such as PolishedTarnished, and the 1851 Chronicle, networking events like COMDay, student clubs and organizations, campus studios like WLAS 102.9 FM Lasell University Radio, college-sponsored immersive trips like the Washington D.C. Immersion Trip, professional internships, and more.

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Undergraduate Programs
The School of Communication & the Arts prepares students to work in fast-paced and agile industries.

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Graduate Programs
Lasell's Graduate & Professional Studies offers programs 100% online or in an on-campus, blended format.

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5th Year Option
Lasell's 5th Year Option allows students to earn their undergraduate and graduate degrees in as little as 5 years.

 

Career & Internship Opportunities

The School of Communication & the Arts provides professional experiences to prepare students to be career-ready.  100% of students within the School of Communication & the Arts complete at least 1 professional internship, ranking Lasell by the U.S. News & World Report as 1 of 6 schools nationwide where 100% students participate in an internship. 96% of Lasell alumni were employed or in graduate school within 6 months after graduation.  Students within the School of Communication & the Arts have worked with:

  • Clear Channel
  • iHeartMedia, Inc.
  • Boston Globe
  • Boston Herald
  • GateHouse Media
  • NESN
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Dana Farber Hospital
  • CBS Radio/98.5 The Sports Hub
  • Dunkin Brands, Inc.

School of Communications & the Arts Faculty

Lasell's distinguished faculty supports the success of students by linking academic expertise with professional experience in all aspects of communications and journalism, graphic design, and art. The School of Communications & the Arts' faculty Image component Image component Image component members are experienced in print, online, and broadcast journalism, digital storytelling, fine art, and graphic design. 

 

 

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Lasell students are actively engaged in the material that we are teaching, not just passive learners. Life is about doing, and Lasell students are committed to action that makes the world a better place.

Aaron Toffler, J.D.

Associate Dean, School of Communication & the Arts

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