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

Christy Tortland's image of Diana is applied to the F-35
Christy Tortland ’15
Samantha Sundermeyer '14 with a sheep at Cultivate Care Farm
Samantha Sundermeyer ’14
Sarah Groh and U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley working together by Meredith Nierman, WGBH News
Sarah Groh ’11
“I love creating a sense of community, joy, and high expectations—and getting kids somewhere they maybe didn’t think they could go.”
Sydney Chaffee ’07, 2017 National Teacher of the Year
Leona Watson ’14

Empowering Middle Schoolers to Become Active Citizens

As a school counselor in Dorchester, Massachusetts, counseling and psychology alum Leona empowers middle schoolers to advocate for themselves.

close up photo of comic book illustrations
Art & Design
Ellen Crenshaw '07 on success as an illustrator
Tia Luker and her wife Amber Putra at Lesley's commencement
Transforming science classes and energy-poor communities
gallery exhibit with papers stuck to the white wall and framed images behind pedestals
Art & Design
BFA in Photography alumna finds success as an independent curator
Christy Tortland's image of Diana is applied to the F-35
An illustration by a Lesley alumna now graces the tail of a Dutch F-35
Headshot of Bert Carter. He wears glasses!
An internship unexpectedly led expressive therapies graduate Bert Carter into a new community and accomplished career.
Michele Dow smiles in her cap and gown as she arrives at Commencement
Michele Dow's personal journey inspires her to become an activist and scholar.
José Gonzalez in his science lab
José Gonzalez ’13
Craig Martin, principal of the Michael J. Perkins School in South Boston.
Craig Martin ’07