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We bring you timely stories about every aspect of life, learning, discovery and scholarship at Lesley University. We focus on the Lesley community's news, events and accomplishments, communicating our story through traditional media, our Lesley News hub, and a wide range of social media platforms and podcasts.

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Rhonda Mann, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Rhonda Mann proudly joined the Lesley community as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer in January of 2024. She brings to the role more than 30 years of experience as a strategic communicator and storyteller. After starting her career in broadcast journalism in New Hampshire and then Maine, Rhonda landed at WCVB-TV in Boston, where she served as executive producer and an on-air reporter for HealthBeat, the station’s award-winning medical desk. After 12 years there, she left the newsroom to tell the stories of multiple non-profit institutions, including serving as head of marketing at both Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Rhonda also served as chief spokesperson for the Commonwealth’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services, leading the creation of a statewide opioid addiction awareness campaign. Contact: Rhonda.Mann@lesley.edu.

Karyn Regal, Director of Communications, Media Contact

Karyn Regal joined Lesley University as Director of Communications in April of 2023. She brings to the university 30 years of experience as a journalist and storyteller in Boston, including WBZ-AM, and New York, including CBS News. She has the privilege of working with a talented team of photographers, writers, and social media experts, and handles media relations. Contact: karyn.regal@lesley.edu.

Ali Trepanier, Social Media Specialist

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Ali Trepanier was named social media specialist in November 2022. They have been part of the Lesley community since matriculating to the university in 2018. That same year, Ali also joined the Communications team as a work-study student. In May 2022, they graduated from the Lesley College of Art Design with a BFA in Photography. Ali has also worked as a freelance photographer across New England.


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We will connect members of the media with one of our many subject-matter experts. Browse the subjects and then email news@lesley.edu for prompt service.


Contact Us

Our Communications team serves as a liaison between the media and the university, engages in active dialogue with neighborhood, local, state and national civic organizations and governments, and is the conduit of university-related information for the Lesley community and the public, including prospective students, parents, alumni and anyone else looking to learn about Lesley. Contact us at news@lesley.edu.