Stories

Lesley students, alumni, faculty, and staff are making big things happen, from coast to coast and around the world.

McKeena Straube at the Harvard Stadium
McKenna Straube ’19
Rachel DiGangi inside a halfway built Habitat for Humanity home in North Carolina.
Rachel DiGangi ’18
"For an artist to be able to communicate with the world around them, they need to be consistently curious about it."
Sara Alfageeh ’18, Illustration
Rocky Cotard ’18

Drawing Inspiration from Heritage and History

For artist Rocky Cotard, returning to Haiti opened new avenues for self-discovery, expression, and discussing differences.

students collaborating in class
Art & Design
Design for User Experience student connects research to application in her academic and professional life.
Three people wearing black aprons look into the camera
Art & Design
Digital Filmmaking senior directs his final project in a local grocery store, bringing the story he wrote to life.
students on set with boom mic, camera, and spotlights
Art & Design
Digital Film senior collaborates with other students to bring his re-imagined life experience to the big screen
Rachel DiGangi inside a halfway built Habitat for Humanity home in North Carolina.
Counseling major Rachel DiGangi has been recognized nationally for her advocacy work.
Samantha Nieto Vargas, MFA in Photography and Integrated Media
Named one of Boston’s top talents, this emerging artist fuses Catholic icons with pop culture influences.
Marie Ntawizera headshot
Rwandan refugee Marie shows her children that ‘education is the key for everything.’