Evening to Celebrate Lesley 2014
Everyone is seeking innovative solutions, from the CFO of a high-tech startup to a single parent attending night school to finish a degree. More than just solving problems, creativity prompts us to redefine the questions and shift our emphasis.
As a society, it’s
Lesley is proud to announce the celebration of the retirement of Dr's Paul Fideler, Linda Dacey and Maureen Riley.
Steering the diversity and inclusion ship for a global company is no short order. For EMC’s chief diversity officer and Lesley alumna, Jacqueline Glenn ’01, it is a work of passion.
“What made the Lesley program unique and valuable was the way it was
designed for those of who had to balance work and family with going back
to school.” -Gilda Nogueira, School of Management alumna
Graduate School of Education alumna speaks of the value and unique application of her Lesley degree
Lesley graduate expands her sphere of influence and identifies new cross-cultural collaborations and programs by working with students to prepare them to be informed and engaged global citizens.
"Schools and communities across the country vary greatly, but our data show that systemized and well-planned partnership programs are effective regardless of location or the demographics of students and families." -Joyce Levy Ep
I try to inspire fascination — with their own skills, and with the possibilities that they think are beyond their limits." -Pell Osborn
The Alumni Awards, presented annually, recognize Lesley alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of Lesley University through service to the university, the community, and/or their professions.
Lesley graduate Paul Powers leads his middle school class to finals in national Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition.
A network of new and experienced teachers to guide you through those uncertain times in your teaching career.
As an art therapist, Debra has worked around the world to study the impacts of turmoil and violence and the ability of art therapy to “provide an effective means of expressing the resulting experiences of fear, loss, separation, instability and disruption.”
The Alumni Awards, presented annually, recognize Lesley alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of Lesley University through service to the university, community, and/or their profession.
Alumni Weekend 2012 was a fantastic gathering of alumni from all schools and many class years.
Kati Haycock addressed the Lesley Community and Lesley’s Leadership Council.
Linda Altman, a graduate of the Lesley Class of 1957, characterizes her alma mater as “a university of total excellence.”
Miriam Fagan's career is a direct result of her internship while at Lesley.
Alumna Barbara-Ann Yates attributes Lesley University with having a transformational influence on both her personal and professional success.
The collection has been endowed by the Finnegan family in honor of their mother, Evelyn.
Anonymous alumna established a $5 million matching gift challenge to support and encourage additional fundraising.
Barbi Landgarten Schulick, '74, co-founded New Chapter, a leading vitamin and herbal supplement company.
Lesley University partnership will help half a million struggling students.
Lesley’s Partnership School Initiative creates a collaborative relationship with Kennedy-Longfellow faculty focusing on the integration of digital technology in the classroom.
Lesley alumna and trustee Carol Moriarty and her husband have pledged $2 million towards a new facility planned in Cambridge.
Lesley Professor Nancy Roberts and husband Edward make a major contribution to Lesley and the new Arts Center.
Lesley Chair of the Board of Trustees and alumna Deborah Schwartz Raizes contribute to Lesley's new Arts Center.
Lesley alumna and trustee Carol Moriarty and her husband have pledged $1 million to the Threshold Program and the College of Art and Design.
Naomi Nason Skoler, Lesley ’63, and her family have been active members of the Lesley community for five decades.
Kim Orefice Turner is a 2007 master’s graduate in elementary education from Lesley’s School of Education.
Lesley is relocating The Art Institute of Boston (AIB) from its present location in Kenmore Square, Boston, to Porter Square in Cambridge.
Barbara Russell is a 1968 graduate of Lesley with a great story and a generous spirit.
Hans D. Strauch, a Lesley University Trustee and president of the Mosse Foundation, established the new fund.
Jen Fitzgerald and the Art of Work
MFA in Creative Writing alumna Jen Fitzgerald speaks about the importance of books in her life and being a social activist writerThe Best American Poetry
October 27, 2014
Andrea Davis Pinkney, editor and author
Award-winning children’s author Andrea Davis Pinkney will present Lesley’s annual Finnegan LectureThe Boston Globe
October 26, 2014
de Seife starts ArtSmarts program
Lesley alumna Cynthia de Seife created a unique after school arts program to improve overall academic performanceRochelle News-Leader
October 26, 2014
Former Australian prime minister visits Lesley, Sara Farizan reads in Newtonville
Australia’s former (and first female) prime minister Julia Gillard was at Lesley University to speak to students, while alumna Sara Farizan signed copies of her new novelThe Boston Globe
October 24, 2014
Gabriella Calicchio takes the stage as Marin Center chief
Lesley alumna is the new director of cultural and visitor services for California’s Marin County after serving as CEO of the Walt Disney Family MuseumMarin News
October 25, 2014
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