Lasell College Recognized Clubs and OrganizationsLasell College Recognized Clubs and Organizations
1851 The Chronicle
The 1851 Chronicle is published by a group of committed students. The goal of The 1851 Chronicle is to give students an opportunity to voice their opinions about campus happenings. The newspaper covers various events that occur both on and off campus that are of interest to the Lasell College community.
Active Minds was established to increasing the Lasell College students, faculty, and staff awareness of issues surrounding mental health. The group will serve as a liaison between the student body and the mental health community by hosting guest speakers, providing informational fact sheets, organizing fundraisers, maintaining a comprehensive website, and organizing other events designed to reduce stigma and raise awareness.
The Beccaria Society is Lasell College's Criminal Justice Association. Our goal is to provide criminal justice students at Lasell with an organization to further their understanding and opportunities in the criminal justice and law enforcement arenas. To accomplish this goal we will offer events on campus, open to all students, regarding justice matters and host events where professionals working in the field of criminal justice will come to Lasell to discuss with students what their careers are like as well as talk about job and internship opportunities. The Beccaria Society can be used in this way as a networking tool for criminal justice students at Lasell.
Campus Activities Board
It is the mission of the Campus Activities Board to provide campus wide programming for the Lasell Community throughout the school year. CAB uses four committees to achieve this goal, Major Events, Music/Movies/Bingo, Communications, and Community Development. It is open to all students and the general board meets every other week. Past events include lectures from Nick Verreos and Sweet Pea of Project Runway, trips to NYC, Six Flags and Apple Picking, movie series, comedians and musicians. Annual campus events such as Spring Fest, Spring Ball, and Bingo nights are favorites among Lasell students.
Lasell College Cheerleading is dedicated to rallying Laser Athletics to victory. Our program emphasizes teamwork and enables each cheerleader to develop to their highest potential. All students are welcome to try out for Cheerleading. The Cheerleading Team performs at various events on campus including basketball games and Fan Fest.
Class Committees (Class of 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015)
Class Committees at Lasell plan events for members of their class and encourage unity, identity, and spirit. Class Presidents are elected student representatives who also serve on the Student Government Association. All other Class Officers are chosen through an interview process.
The purpose of the Lasell College Crew Club is to help members gain a strong knowledge of the sport of crew while working together on a team. The Crew Club was formed in 2009, and is growing in student involvement and opportunities to practice and compete around Boston.
Divine Step Team
Stepping, a dance tradition that is a complex performance involving synchronized percussive movement, singing, speaking, chanting, and drama. It can be traced to the peoples and cultural dance traditions of Africa, specifically, the "Gumboot Dance". With a focus on precise foot movements and hand-clapping, gumboots used dance as a means to communicate. Stepping in the U.S. can be traced as far back as the 1920's during fraternity pledges at Howard University. The Divine step team at Lasell College has produced a very diverse team of talented individuals who keep the step tradition alive. The Divine step team promotes unity and pride at Lasell College. Our mission is to showcase all that Lasell has to offer at the same time we support various organizations and causes on campus. Step is a skill that can be learned with practice and we encourage all to join. The Divine Step Team has performed on campus at events such as the Presidential Inauguration and locally in the community.
Fashion and Service Society
The club promotes community service and social awareness within the greater Boston area and the Lasell College community through the medium of fashion. The club holds various events throughout the semester to raise awareness, funds, and resources for local agencies.
The purpose of this club is to bring students in the Fashion majors together to experience and explore different career opportunities. The Fashion Connection brings in guest speakers and takes trips to fashion hot spots so students can see opportunities in the world of fashion.
Graduate Student Union
The Mission of the Lasell Graduate Student Union is to build community, create networking and social opportunities, and to build a bridge of communication within the Graduate Student Program.
Graphic Design League
Lasell College's Graphic Design League was formed in the fall term of 2005 to encourage a spirit of unity, collaboration and professionalism in Lasell College's graphic arts community. It is our intention to promote Connected Learning experiences for students with the larger communities of Boston and beyond. The organization is creating a "Design Studio" for the campus - a clearing house for Connected Learning projects. The GDL also creates posters and publications for campus events sponsored by other clubs and Lasell College departments.
Habitat for Humanity
The purpose of the organization is to provide students with an opportunity to perform community service while building affordable housing for low - income families.
Hope for Humanity
Hope for Humanity is an organization focused on raising awareness about people in need through positive action on a domestic and global level.
Our mission as the hospitality club is to familiarize members in the different aspects of the hospitality industry through real world, hands on experience.
Lasell College Chapter of Niños de Veracruz
This non-profit organization is recognized by the federal government. The entity raises money to develop libraries and literacy projects as well as to provide educational scholarships for very poor children in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. Funds are raised by special events including leaf raking, car wash, and recycling.
The Lamp Yearbook
The Lamp is Lasell College's Yearbook which is published every year and given to the graduating class. The Yearbook is a club in which students with many different interests and skills come together to create the publication from start to finish. With photography editors, copy editors, section editors, and more, the yearbook staff consists of the many dedicated and talented students here on campus.
Lasell College Dance Team
The Lasell College Dance Team is student run that plans to perform a mix of jazz and hip-hop routines at events both on and off campus. The team will consist of boys and girls of various dance levels. We hope to have a fun, energetic, friendly group. The team is a creative outlet and a way to meet new people. We are happy to part of the Lasell activities community. The team performs at half time during basketball games and various other events on campus.
Lasell College Radio
It is the primary mission of Lasell College Radio to serve as the ultimate Free College Radio station and Connected Learning experience. Lasell College Radio offers college students numerous volunteer, credit-earning and paid positions with real-world radio experience outside of the classroom. In addition to free college radio, we also offer free podcasts. Our college radio and podcast programming promotes new acts and developing artists often not aired on commercial radio. This is our contribution to the music industry which creates fresh, original podcasts and free college radio that is unique to Lasell College and that does not mirror mainstream play.
Lasell College Rugby Club
The Lasell Rugby Club works to run a successful rugby club from the ground up. Rugby provides another athletic activity for Lasell's student body and community to enjoy. The Rugby Club plays against other colleges and universities in New England and strives to be a source of pride and fun for Lasell College. Learn more about Lasell's Rugby Club.
Lasell College Television (LCTV)
Lasell College Television provides the campus community with relevant, helpful information and creates and organizes a purposeful club for students interested in television broadcasting.
LEAF (Lasell Environmental Action Force)
The purpose of LEAF is to promote action, spread awareness, and to incorporate the environment into everyday living.
The mission of this organization is to offer support, advice, and connections to students who are interested in Law school. The organization participates in Americas Mock Trial Association (AMTA).
Long Distance Lasers Club
The primary goal of Long Distance Lasers (LDL) is to work towards improving commuter students' daily life on campus. To accomplish this, they serve as a forum for the communication and expression of commuter student views on campus.
Marketing & Management Club
Lasell's Marketing & Management club organizes events for students to network with classmates and local professionals in order to deepen their understanding of the industry they're studying, and gain real-world insight.
Multicultural Student Union
The club's mission is to work with and better understand the many cultural and ethnic differences which shape our college community. Through education and programming members hope to bring all Lasell students closer through understanding. MSU hosts very popular events on campus such as their dances and Food Fests. Members also have the opportunity to participate in culturally diverse events in Boston and the surrounding community.
The mission of the Lasell College Photography Club is to serve our members by encouraging development of their photographic skills through weekly assignments, and exhibitions of their photographic accomplishments, friendship with others who share a love of photography and to share our talents with individuals and organizations in our community.
Nicaragua Sister City Club
The purpose of the Nicaragua Sister City Club is to enable students to contribute to activism and advocacy of human rights, access to resources and service learning opportunities pertinent to the Newton-San Juan Del Sur Sister City Project and the Nicaragua Shoulder to Shoulder program at Lasell College.
Polished is Lasell's student run publication focusing on fashion, art, culture, and all things Boston. Interested students can write articles, work as part of the graphic team, the marketing department, the event planning team, or as a fashion stylist. http://polishedfashion.com/
Price Center Mentoring Club
The purpose of Price Center Mentoring is to work with kids with disabilities, to reach out to individuals who have not had a college experience, and to be a mentor to someone who may not have one. Price Center participants will come to the Lasell Campus and spend two hours spending time and learning from students about college. In the past, participants from the Price Center have enjoyed coming to a college campus and spending time with current college students. Through this mentoring program, students hope to make a difference and to form strong bonds between participants from the Price Center and Lasell mentors.
Lasell PRIDE is a student organization whose mission is to offer a safe, confidential environment for people of all sexualities and gender identities, and to educate the Lasell Community on issues concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. We aim to get students involved in social issues surrounding sexuality, such as coming out, discrimination, and issues of safe sex. Everyone is welcome in PRIDE! Our straight allies are so important. Join us for support, fun, and making a difference on campus!
The Psychology Club holds monthly meetings with a general goal of organizing campus events to raise awareness of various psychological topics. Psychology club members work together to generate ideas for interactive events for any student interested in psychology - and being a psych major is not a requirement for membership! The Psychology Club hopes to be a foundation for starting a Psi Chi chapter at Lasell, which is a national honors society in psychology.
Roller Hockey Club
The Lasell College Roller Hockey League is an organization established to provide the members of the Lasell Community an additional social and recreational setting and to promote school spirit and the game of hockey itself. The season runs from October to December with all games being played at Hockeytown, USA in Saugus MA, and includes playoffs, and an awards night. Members of league and Lasell Community can track the progress of the current season or past history through the leagues official website which will launch shortly.
The purpose of this organization shall be to provide a group consisting of those who have a passion for any aspect of the performing arts, who spread the wonders of the theatrical world throughout the Lasell community.
Ski and Snowboarding Club
The Ski and Snowboard Club is an organization to allow the members of the Lasell community to take off campus trips to various mountains around the New England area.
Sports Management Club
The mission of the Lasell College Sports Management Club is to provide students with experience and appreciation for the sports industry while learning what it takes to be successful in merging the world of business and sport. The Sports Management Club provides students with the opportunity to gain worthwhile contacts and networking while raising awareness of the Lasell Sport Management Club throughout the campus and the community as a whole.
Student Government Association (SGA)
SGA is the representative body for all students of Lasell College. SGA works to ensure that the needs of the student body are being met in on campus. It acts as the liaison for all students with faculty, administration, and trustees of the College. Committees on SGA represent the causes Lasell students are most concerned about and include the Food Committee, Shuttle Committee, Finance Committee and Academic Committee. SGA also plans events on campus such as Spirit Weekend, a time for student to represent their class with fun games and events.
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
Also known as SAAC, the Student Athlete Advisory Committee is made up of two members of each varsity sport. They serve as a liaison between school administration, the NCAA, the GNAC and the student-athletes. They meet once a week to discuss topics that affect the student-athlete as well as accomplish community service projects.
Studio Artists Guild
The purpose of the Studio Artists Guild is to refine the skills of any enthusiasts of drawing and to give these artists a sense of kinship with the other members of the club. Students will be assigned a multitude of assignments to refine and build upon student's skills. These activities will sometimes include group projects, pairs, or individual assignments that will then be followed by a group critique and discussion of everyone's work. This group will also enable students to have a more varied and substantial portfolio. We will also branch off into forms of community service projects later on in the year as the club develops.
If you love the sport of tennis, this club is for you! The club meets once a week to practice and enjoy a game of tennis on Lasell's outdoor courts. All students are welcome to come and participate, even if you haven't played before.