Lesley honored the classes of 2022, 2021 and 2020 at our first in-person Commencement ceremony in three years. Enjoy coverage, photos and more from this special event.
Commencement Video Highlights
Watch sights, sounds and inspiring moments from Commencement 2022 on the Boston waterfront.
Commencement 2022 highlights
Commencement 2022 Program
Meeting the challenges with joy and spirit
‘Forged in the fire’
Lesley celebrates groundbreaking Threshold cohort
Lesley honors 2022 doctoral graduates
News & stories about our inspiring graduates
Julette Moore '22 wins Luke Baldwin Award
An educator takes a leap of faith
Mother and daughter graduate together
Expressive Arts Therapy senior finds laughter is the best medicine
Tackling topics of global importance
Beating the odds
Amara Obiora ’22 receives Edith Lesley Wolfard Award
Queer coming-of-age drama to takes top prize at film festival
Morning Ceremony Video
Lesley University celebrated master’s and doctoral degree recipients from the Graduate School of Education and the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences. Graduates of the classes of 2022, 2021, and 2020 heard from Commencement speaker Geeta Pradhan, president of the Cambridge Community Foundation.
Afternoon Ceremony Video
Lesley University celebrated graduates of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the College of Art and Design and the Threshold Program on May 21, 2022 on the Boston waterfront. Members of the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 heard from Commencement speaker Shelly Lowe, chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities.