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runners outside on a path next to Storrow Drive in Boston on a sunny day.
May 3, 2019
A weekly roundup of weekend events on campus and around town.
Audience cheering in Washburn Auditorium
May 2, 2019
Annual Unity Gala celebrated our Urban Scholars and Adult Learners, and recognized Lesley’s champions of social justice and diversity
Jay Leno standing on Symphony Hall stage with a stool in the foreground
May 2, 2019
Comedy icon entertains Lesley’s Boston Speakers Series
President Janet Steinmayer speaks to a man in a suit at the welcome reception
May 1, 2019
‘Unique combination’ of business and academic skills augur sustainable success and community strength, welcome reception speakers say
students sitting in circle on brattle campus lawn
Apr 26, 2019
Susan Luick Good, Mark T. Williams bring management, financial acumen
Kristi Hysenbegasi, Maritsa Barros and Jose Mendoza
Apr 25, 2019
Annual scholarship luncheon brings donors and students together
Janet Steinmayer headshot
Apr 24, 2019The Boston Globe
The Boston Globe speaks with President-elect Janet Steinmayer, who will bring her expertise in both the corporate world and academia to her new role.
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Apr 24, 2019Boston Globe
Will Harris's (MFA in Photography ’19) recent work examines his grandmother's dementia through family photos and fragmented and remixed audio.
Janet Steinmayer headshot
Apr 24, 2019Boston Business Journal
Janet Steinmayer will be Lesley's seventh president. The current president of Mitchell College, Steinmayer already has ties to Lesley as a board member and parent of a Threshold graduate.
Janet Steinmayer headshot
Apr 23, 2019Cambridge Day
Following a nationwide search, Lesley has selected Janet Steinmayer as the university’s seventh president.
Headshot of Sydney Chaffee, appears to be in a classroom
Apr 22, 2019WBUR
When a student blew up at her, Sydney Chaffee ’07 learned that as a young, white teacher, she had a lot to learn about understanding the students at Codman Academy.
Apr 14, 2019Standard Times
After running for Lesley, Kat Vicino ’14 decided to run the Boston Marathon, raising $10,000 for Cradles to Crayons.