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.

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.
student selling artwork speaking to customer
Sara's essay, "How Muslim Comic Creators are Reclaiming Their Narratives," is a Kingston-Mann Student Achievement Award winner.
Scenic view of the Duomo in Florence, Italy
Expressive Therapies student Jess put theory into practice while teaching at an arts center in Italy.