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.

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.’
tin type Self portrait by Matthew Klos
MFA student Matthew Klos uses alternative process photography to explore physical forms and confront struggle.
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.