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
student selling artwork speaking to customer
Sara Alfageeh ’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.

Jonathan Mande leads a drum workshop with elementary students
Jonathan has launched Drums and Wellness, a holistic program that combines his passion for drumming and helping others.
Student Kristina Mccue standing in front of mansion
Kristina is studying Art History and Fine Arts, and has engaged with the art world beyond the classroom.
Rocky postulating in front of his artwork
For artist Rocky Cotard, returning to Haiti opened new avenues for self-discovery, expression, and discussing differences.
McKeena Straube at the Harvard Stadium
McKenna blends her passion for sports and business in an exciting internship with Harvard University Athletics.
Melanie Nelson in the Lesley student center
For Business Management major Melanie, an unexpected scholarship made continuing her Lesley education possible.
Cover of Michael Talbot's illustrated book "Jamaican Mi Seh Mi ABC's"
Children's book 'Jamaican Mi Seh Mi ABC's' is Michael's third collaborative project.