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The Best of 2022

December 21, 2022

In 2022, Lasell University continued to move "Forever Forward" with new programs and innovative steps forward in the field of higher education. Here are the top headlines from the past 12 months:

Lasell University record-breaking basketball playersJanuary
Graduate and Professional Studies launches new programs in sustainable fashion, applied sport science analytics, and more
Lasers basketball smashes program records

Student on the set of Baron and Toluca in New MexicoFebruary
Film students learn their way around the industry through directed study internship on the set of "Baron and Toluca"
Having fun at the games: Alumni produce Olympic and paralympic broadcasts

Black Student Association logoMarch
Black Student Association established
Solstice MFA in Creative Writing now part of Lasell University
Lasers volleyball and basketball teams conclude stellar seasons

DECA students at a competitionApril
Forensic Science major receives national accreditation
Newton Wellesley Hospital surgical tech partnership launches
WLAS, LCTV take home awards

Student celebrates 2022 CommencementMay
RUNWAY 2022: Annual fashion shows reimagined with in-person, virtual shows 
University honors 600+ graduates at 2022 Commencement ceremonies
Community in Bloom: Intergenerational efforts result in campus garden

Yordan Villalon '17 G'22 at the U.S. OpenJune
Community Collaboration Awards recognize stellar students
POLISHED Magazine wins Gold Crown Award
Double Laser one of select Lee Elder interns at U.S. Open

National Retail Federation finalistsJuly
School of Fashion students named National Retail Federation finalists in Next Generation competition
Nine Lasell faculty members promoted, professor emeritus named

Hospitality students with Professor Siddharth MobarAugust
Hospitality and event management students earn professional industry certifications from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), STR, and Go Lean Six Sigma

Psi Chi logoSeptember
Lasell Psi Chi chapter named model organization
University receives $700K grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
Tuition, room and board reduced by 33 percent

Lasell Votes students

Lasell named top school for student voting as participation increases by 21 percent, thanks to Lasell Votes efforts 
Department of Education awards $2.5 million grant

Students at Talbots headquartersNovember
School of Fashion partners with Talbots
Alumni leaders named GNAC coaches of the year
Former CIA director visits American Government class

Lasell students at Fenway ParkDecember
Students present at Fenway Park for Red Sox Foundation execs
News and Entertainment Marketing course visits ABC Studios with Alan Ives