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Student Clubs and Organizations

Lasell University student clubs and organizations are student-initiated and run with the assistance of a staff or faculty advisor. All student clubs and organizations are open to any Lasell student. Registered and recognized student clubs and organizations are able to receive a budget, get assistance with event planning and promotion through all activities fairs and publications.

Students can also start new student clubs and organizations on campus. Stop by the Office of Student Activities and Orientation or email for more information about getting a new club started or information about joining a current club.

1851 The Chronicle
The 1851 Chronicle is published by a group of committed students. The goal of The 1851 Chronicle is to give students an opportunity to voice their opinions about campus happenings. The newspaper covers various events that occur both on and off campus that are of interest to the Lasell University community. Learn more about the 1851 Chronicle and view their website.

Accounting/Finance Club
The Accounting/Finance Club is a student-led organization that is available to accounting/finance majors and anyone else who might be interested in learning more about the accounting/finance profession. Several meetings throughout the semester will provide the opportunity for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.

Active Minds
Active Minds is established for the expressed purpose of: Increasing the Lasell University students', faculty's and staff's awareness of issues surrounding mental health, symptoms related to mental health disorders and mental health resources available both on campus and in the surrounding community. Additionally, Active Minds looks to promote a general awareness of comprehensive "self health" by emphasizing techniques that care for the body as well as the mind.

Amnesty International Club
The purpose of the Amnesty International Club is to bring change to international and domestic social injustices through activism, education and advocacy.

Athletic Training Club
The Lasell University Athletic Training Club will provide the community with information about the Athletic Training profession and the students in the program on campus through seminars, fundraising and monthly meetings. The club will also provide a comfortable environment for each class of Athletic Training scholars to learn from the experiences of their peers. Bringing in guest speakers as often as possible will help the club members to apply what they learn in the classroom and at their clinical sites to real life job experiences or further their education in specific topics of interest.

Barry Price Center Mentoring Club
The Barry Price Center Mentoring Club gives Lasell students the chance to work with kids with disabilities, and to act as a mentor to children from the Barry Price Rehabilitation Center.

Beccaria Society
The Beccaria Society is Lasell University's Criminal Justice Association. Our goal is to provide criminal justice students at Lasell with an organization to further their understanding and opportunities in the criminal justice and law enforcement arenas. To accomplish this goal we will offer events on campus, open to all students, regarding justice matters and host events where professionals working in the field of criminal justice will come to Lasell to discuss with students what their careers are like as well as talk about job and internship opportunities. The Beccaria Society can be used in this way as a networking tool for criminal justice students at Lasell.

Brennan Bookends
The purpose of this organization is to unite the bibliophiles of Lasell to read and discuss books.

Campus Activities Board

It is the mission of the Campus Activities Board (CAB) to provide campus wide programming for the Lasell Community throughout the school year. CAB uses four committees to achieve this goal, Themes and Things, Live, Laugh and Sing, Quizzes, Quests and Guests, and The Executive Department. It is open to all students and the general board meets every other week. Past events include lectures from Nick Verreos and Sweet Pea of Project Runway, trips to NYC, Six Flags and Apple Picking, movie series, comedians and musicians. Annual campus events such as Spring Fest, Winter Week, and Bingo nights are favorites among Lasell students.

Cheerleading Club
Lasell University Cheerleading is dedicated to rallying Laser Athletics to victory. Our program emphasizes teamwork and enables each cheerleader to develop to their highest potential. All students are welcome to try out for Cheerleading at the beginning of the fall semester. The Cheerleading Team performs at various events on campus including basketball games and Fan Fest and other select on-campus performances. Lasell Cheerleading also competes during the spring semester.

Circle K International
Circle K International develops college and university students into a global network of responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to service.

Class Committees (Class of 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020)
Class Committees at Lasell plan events for members of their class and encourage unity, identity, and spirit. Class Presidents are elected student representatives who also serve on the Student Government Association. All other Class Officers are chosen through an interview process.

College Democrats of America
The purpose of the College Democrats of America is to educate, advocate and promote current political topics that are relevant to students on the Lasell University campus.

Crew Club 

The purpose of the Lasell University Crew Club is to help members gain a strong knowledge of the sport of crew while working together on a team. The Crew Club was formed in 2009, and is growing in student involvement and opportunities to practice and compete around Boston.

Divine Step Team
Stepping, a dance tradition that is a complex performance involving synchronized percussive movement, singing, speaking, chanting, and drama. It can be traced to the peoples and cultural dance traditions of Africa, specifically, the "Gumboot Dance". With a focus on precise foot movements and hand-clapping, gumboots used dance as a means to communicate. Stepping in the U.S. can be traced as far back as the 1920's during fraternity pledges at Howard University. The Divine step team at Lasell University has produced a very diverse team of talented individuals who keep the step tradition alive. The Divine step team promotes unity and pride at Lasell University. Our mission is to showcase all that Lasell has to offer at the same time we support various organizations and causes on campus. Step is a skill that can be learned with practice and we encourage all to join. The Divine Step Team has performed on campus at events such as the Lasell University Presidential Inauguration and locally in the community.

Empty Bowls
The purpose of this club is to help raise awareness for the Newton Food Bank, or another local organization that helps provide food to the less fortunate. Members of the club will plan an annual event called "Empty Bowls." We will be making ceramic bowls throughout the year which we will use during the event. Members of the Lasell and Newton Community will come and donate money to the Newton Food bank, in exchange they will receive a handmade pottery bowl and a meal which will consist of soup and bread. The soup and bread will be provided by local restaurants in the Newton area.

Entrepreneurship Club
The purpose of the club is to give back to the community of entrepreneurs through raising money for small businesses and product ideas, by hosting events. We want members to express their creative ideas in a positive and supportive environment. As well as helping members bring their ideas to life, we will be helping them learn how to network properly.

Exercise Science Club The purpose of this organization is to unite and bring together the Lasell University community who may have a strong passion towards exercise science and wish to converse and discuss thoughts about this topic of interest with regard to physiology, strength and conditioning, physical therapy, etc. It is also our goal to create an environment that is welcoming and provide opportunities to expand our knowledge in the field of exercise science through attending conferences, lectures, or inviting guest speakers so we may learn and apply new skills that will benefit us for the future.

Fashion and Service Society
The club promotes community service and social awareness within the greater Boston area and the Lasell University community through the medium of fashion. The club holds various events throughout the semester to raise awareness, funds, and resources for local agencies.

Fashion Connection

The purpose of this club is to bring students in the Fashion majors together to experience and explore different career opportunities. The Fashion Connection brings in guest speakers and takes trips to fashion hot spots so students can see opportunities in the world of fashion.

Graduate Student Union
The Mission of the Lasell Graduate Student Union is to build community, create networking and social opportunities, and to build a bridge of communication within the Graduate Student Program.

Graphic Design League
Lasell University's Graphic Design League was formed in the fall term of 2005 to encourage a spirit of unity, collaboration and professionalism in Lasell University's graphic arts community. It is our intention to promote Connected Learning experiences for students with the larger communities of Boston and beyond. The organization is creating a "Design Studio" for the campus - a clearing house for Connected Learning projects. The GDL also creates posters and publications for campus events sponsored by other clubs and Lasell University departments.

Habitat for Humanity
The purpose of the organization is to provide students with an opportunity to perform community service while building affordable housing for low income families.

Her Campus Lasell
The purpose of Her Campus Lasell is to provide college-aged students at Lasell University with a new portal of entertainment, news, and lifestyle articles. It is also to connect the Lasell chapter with other Her Campus Chapters in the Boston area, promoting inter school corporation and events. To find out more information visit:

Hope for Humanity
Hope for Humanity is an organization focused on raising awareness about people in need through positive action on a domestic and global level.

Hospitality Club
Our mission as the hospitality club is to familiarize members in the different aspects of the hospitality industry through real world, hands on experience.

The Lamp Yearbook
The Lamp is Lasell University's Yearbook which is published every year and given to the graduating class. The Yearbook is a club in which students with many different interests and skills come together to create the publication from start to finish. With photography editors, copy editors, section editors, and more, the yearbook staff consists of the many dedicated and talented students here on campus.

Lasell University Boston Ballet Club

This is a club dedicated to connecting students with the Boston Ballet. We are going to see shows, we'll be taking tours of the ballet's costume shop, and connecting students to potential internships with a world renowned company. This club also is set in place to support the Boston Ballet course offered through the Humanities Department with Lasell University.

Lasell University Chorus
The purpose of this organization is to give the students an opportunity to learn and perform choral music on campus as well as off campus.

Lasell University Drama Club
The purpose of this organization shall be to provide a group consisting of those who have a passion for any aspect of the performing arts, who spread the wonders of the theatrical world throughout the Lasell community.

Lasell University Improv Club

This is Lasell University's student improv club. We like to play and preform improvised games that include audience suggestion and participation. We don't mind looking like fools for a good joke.

Lasell University International Club
Our primary goal is to help international students make a smooth transition into Lasell University as well as learn about American culture and to promote better understanding between international and American students. The club will help to encourage American students and International students to learn about other countries of the world, their customs, cultures and languages.

Lasell University Knitting Club
The Lasell University Knitting Club is open to all members of the Lasell Community who wishes to learn knitting and crocheting as well as enjoying a community of fellow knitters. We meet once to twice a month to learn new patterns and dive into this unique, therapeutic distresser. Almost all items made are donated to Tufts Medical Center or the Pine Street Inn for the Boston homeless community.The purpose of Lasell University Love Your Melon Campus Crew shall be to help give a hat to every child battling cancer in America, fund childhood cancer research initiatives and provide immediate support for children and their families through the sale of Love Your Melon Products. Lasell University Love Your Melon Campus Crew will work toward its goals by: Visiting households, Ronald McDonald Houses and hospitals in Boston, in order to give hats to children undergoing cancer treatment and provide therapeutic experience. Developing events to spread the mission of Love Your Melon on the Lasell University campus and in the community. C. Inspiring other college students to get involved and to make a difference on campus and in the community.

Lasell University Makeup Club
The Lasell University Makeup Club is for anyone to help learn/experiment with makeup techniques, but also to improve the skills others may already have. This club will not discriminate in any way; men are more than welcome to join. This is a club to teach new makeup techniques & help perfect certain looks. Anyone joining does not have to have any experience doing makeup, nor have to have any certain skill to be able to join. We welcome anyone who wants to further their education & love for makeup.

Lasell University Naturals
The mission of Lasell University Naturals is to promote empowerment and self-love within the natural, POC (people of color), and WOC (women of color) community. Due to the underrepresentation, and often misrepresentation, of women of color in mainstream media and society, we strive to celebrate natural beauty and female empowerment; especially amongst Black, Latina, Asian, Middle Eastern and other minority groups. We invite anyone within the Lasell community, regardless of age, gender, sex, or race, to these discussions with a promise to keep our space judgment free and open minded. With our primary focus being natural hair, we aspire to hold meaningful conversations about natural hair and natural hair care. We hope to provide a safe, judgment free zone for Lasell students, and the rest of the community, to discuss, share and learn about various POC heritage, caring for natural hair, and related topics in current events and pop-culture.

Lasell University Republicans Club
Our mission is to promote the conservative ideals and principles of limited government, fiscal responsibility, economic growth, and individualized liberty that built our great nation.We strive: To promote and foster an environment in which such ideals and principles can thrive, provide enthusiasm and support to Republican candidates, campaigns, and causes within the state of Massachusetts, are a proactive presence in our community by raising awareness through various sponsored events, and non-profit fundraiser opportunities, encourage the organization of other established CR chapters on university campuses across the Greater Boston area, and offer them support and assistance when necessary and to create future leaders of the Republican Party by facilitating the tools for growth, development, education, and empowerment.

Lasell University Radio
It is the primary mission of Lasell University Radio to serve as the ultimate Free College Radio station and Connected Learning experience. Lasell University Radio offers college students numerous volunteer, credit-earning and paid positions with real-world radio experience outside of the classroom. In addition to free university radio, we also offer free pod casts. Our University radio and pod cast programming promotes new acts and developing artists often not aired on commercial radio. This is our contribution to the music industry which creates fresh, original pod casts and free college radio that is unique to Lasell University and that does not mirror mainstream play.

Lasell University Student Alumni Association
The Student Alumni Association (SAA) is composed of student leaders ranging from first years to seniors who engage with Lasell University's alumni community. The Student Alumni Association serves as a liaison between Lasell University alumni and current students. SAA members are student leaders who seek opportunities to develop a variety of professional skills. They have a passion for Lasell University's history and traditions and commit to lifelong engagement with the University.

Lasell University Television (LCTV)
Our purpose is to bring opportunities to develop film and utilize current technologies to produce and learn about the production of TV shows and other digital media.

Lasell University Video Game Club The Video Game Club seeks to bring together the Lasell together through electronic arts and entertainment for all to enjoy.

Lasell Environmental Action Force (LEAF)
The purpose of LEAF is to promote action, spread awareness, and to incorporate the environment into everyday living.

Lasell Says Thank You
Lasell Says Thank You's mission is to spread more service in the larger community and further Lasell's growing commitment to student service and involvement. We hope to link majors and class years together under the common interest of providing service and continue to "pay it forward".

Lasell Spartones
Lasell Spartones shall portray our vocal abilities without musical accompaniment. We aim to build confidence in vocals and performances. This should be a creative outlet for the musically inclined and open minded. This is a way to come together to alleviate weekly stress. The club is a place for social interactions for like-minded entertainers who love music. It is important to show the diversity that Lasell University offers, in presentation and music selections. Our main goal is to perform and entertain the Lasell University Community.

Laser Nation
The Laser Nation is the organized super fan base here at Lasell. This club gains school support for events and sport games in an honorable and fun way. We try and incorporate the less involved and make everybody at Lasell one big family.

Legal Society
The mission of this organization is to offer support, advice and connections to students who are interested in Law School. The organization participates in Americas Mock Trial Association (AMTA).

Long Distance Lasers
Our primary goal is to work towards improving commuter students daily life on campus. To accomplish this we serve as a forum for the communication and expression of commuter student views on campus.

Marketing & Management Club

Lasell's Marketing & Management club organizes events for students to network with classmates and local professionals in order to deepen their understanding of the industry they're studying, and gain real-world insight.

Multicultural Student Union (MSU)
The club's mission is to work with and better understand the many cultural and ethnic differences which shape our University community. Through education and programming members hope to bring all Lasell students closer through understanding. MSU hosts very popular events on campus such as their dances and Food Fest Members also have the opportunity to participate in culturally diverse events in Boston and the surrounding community.

Newman Society
The mission of the Newman Club is to create fellowship by attending weekly mass, engaging in service and retreat opportunities, as well as exploring the Catholic faith through programming and group discussion.

Niños de Veracruz
This non-profit organization is recognized by the federal government. The Lasell University Chapter of Niños de Veracruz entity raises money to develop libraries and literacy projects as well as to provide educational scholarships for very poor children in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. Funds are raised by special events including leaf raking, car wash, and recycling.

Outdoor Adventure Club
The Lasell University Outdoor Adventure club organizes recreational trips fro the Lasell Community. In the fall/spring these trips include biking, hiking, kayaking and rock climbing. During the winter season we organize trips to ski and snowboard. The club provides transportation and tickets to various locations around New England. All students are encouraged to join regardless of experience.

Pick-up Soccer Club
The purpose of this organization is to provide people an organized and fun time to play soccer without the commitment of a team. This club will be open to people of all skills and gender.

Pride offers a safe, confidential environment to people of all sexual identities and gender identities. It helps educate and bring awareness to the Lasell Community on issues of safe sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and other issues related to sexual behavior and sexuality.

Psychology Club
The Psychology Club holds monthly meetings with a general goal of organizing campus events to raise awareness of various psychological topics. Psychology club members work together to generate ideas for interactive events for any student interested in psychology - and being a psych major is not a requirement for membership! The Psychology Club hopes to be a foundation for starting a Psi Chi chapter at Lasell, which is a national honors society in psychology.

Pulse Dance Team
The Lasell University Dance Team is student run that plans to perform a mix of jazz and hip-hop routines at events both on and off campus. The team will consist of boys and girls of various dance levels. We hope to have a fun, energetic, friendly group. The team is a creative outlet and a way to meet new people. We are happy to part of the Lasell activities community. The team performs at half time during basketball games and various other events on campus.

Public Relations Alliance
The purpose of this organization is to unite Lasell University students who strive to expand their networks and make an impact on their careers in the professional community.

Random Acts of Kidness Club
The purpose of the Random Acts of Kidness club shall be: 1. To bring one of Lasell University’s values to live by to life. 2. To create a welcoming environment for all club members. 3. To do random acts of kindness both on Lasell University campus and in the greater Boston area. 4. To take at least one service trip a semester. 5. To bring joy into others lives.

Relay for Life
Relay for Life is a 12 hour over-night event to raise money for the fight against cancer. This event encourages students, faculty, and staff all throughout Lasell's campus to participate in a fight that everyone can relate to; the fight against cancer. Relay helps people to celebrate the lives of those still fighting, remember those we have lost to this horrible disease, and to fight back so that one day no one will have to hear the words "you have cancer."

Rugby Club
The Lasell Rugby Club is open to all and plays against other colleges and universities in the New England area.

Saudi Students Association at Lasell University
The purpose of this organization shall be to promote service at Lasell University community at large, to provide for professional development of our membership, and to offer a social outlet to all those interested in Saudi Student Association.

She's the First*{Lasell}
The purpose of this chapter is to promote awareness of education inequality around the world and fundraising to sponsor young girls who are pursuing an education in a developing country. Fundraising will include participating in the Tie-Dye Cupcake Bake-Off during the fall semester and the Run the World campaign during the spring semester. We will maintain an active Facebook and Twitter account to promote our events and spread the word about equal education. The chapter will also host one event per semester designed to raise awareness about girls' education or development issues.

Sports Management ClubThe mission of the Lasell University Sports Management Club is to provide students with experience and appreciation for the sports industry while learning what it takes to be successful in merging the world of business and sport. The Sports Management Club provides students with the opportunity to gain worthwhile contacts and networking while raising awareness of the Lasell Sport Management Club throughout the campus and the community as a whole.

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
Also known as SAAC, the Student Athlete Advisory Committee is made up of two members of each varsity sport. They serve as a liaison between school administration, the NCAA, the GNAC and the student-athletes. They meet once a week to discuss topics that affect the student-athlete as well as accomplish community service projects.

Student Government Association (SGA)
SGA is the representative body for all students of Lasell University. Our primary goal is to work towards improving campus life for all students, inside and outside of the classroom. To accomplish this we serve as a forum for the communication and expression of student views on campus life; to articulate the student perspective on various issues to the administration, faculty and staff; to act as a spokesperson on committees deemed appropriate for representation; to promote school unity and civility within the Lasell University community by holding the responsibilities of overseeing the Lasell University Values to Live By; and to encourage good relations with the University and Auburndale community. In addition, we wish to educate the student community regarding campus issues.

Tennis Club
If you love the sport of tennis, this club is for you! The club meets once a week to practice and enjoy a game of tennis on Lasell's outdoor courts. All students are welcome to come and participate, even if you haven't played before.

Tomorrow's Teachers
Tomorrow's Teachers is about forming a sense of community, collaboration and support with fellow education majors of all grade levels. we have MTEL study sessions, support the freshmen on what it is like to be an upperclassmen and what their years ahead have in store, support those in our current classes by holding study groups and working on class projects together, and more! Being an education major can be stressful, but through Tomorrow's Teachers we hope to form our own "ED Family" and graduate some of Massachusetts' top teachers from right here at Lasell.

VETERANS AT LASELL (VAL) is a student organization formed by VETERANS to help facilitate the successful adjustment and guidance necessary for a positive and productive learning experience for all its MGIB enrolled military students and transitioning to life as a civilian/student on campus. Veterans, Spouses of Veterans, and Dependents of Veterans who are currently attending the University are welcomed and encouraged to join. VAL is open to any/all Lasell students who wish to support their fellow military students and community by helping new Veteran students "learn the ropes" just as they once did. As Veterans, we understand having a strong sense of community is vital to not only our own success as individuals, but also that of the entire team. And as always...make sure no one is left behind. At VAL we aim to provide students with information specific to the Veteran's needs which differs greatly from that of a typical student (i.e. course scheduling and meeting minimum BAH requirements, etc.). VAL offers valuable assistance by invoking the knowledge of current and formally enrolled Veteran students who've "been there - done that" and also in your corner will be members of Lasell's savvy Veteran Faculty (who also served) and are a valuable resource should their advice be sought. Join us on Facebook and check out our Instagram!

Ultimate Frisbee Club
The Lasell Lasers Ultimate Frisbee Club team is formed to help students learn the game of Ultimate Frisbee, meet new people, make new friends, get active, and build teamwork/sportsmanship qualities in all of it's participants.