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Lasell Concludes Successful Fall Symposium

December 3, 2010

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Whether providing a convincing closing argument during a mock trial or performing a new choral number, Lasell College students showcased their creativity through projects and presentations at the College's Bi-Annual Connected Learning Symposium.

The symposium, which was held from December 6 to December 10,  spanned several sites and was an overwhelming success, according to school officials. 

"Congratulations to students, as well as to professors, for a great, week-long display of the productive, imaginative work that resulted from a semester of connected learning. Students displayed intellectual power, creative energy, and professional poise in their presentations, exhibits, and performances. The students and the faculty who mentored them during the term should feel great pride," said Jim Ostrow, Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The symposium featured over 60 projects produced and completed by Lasell College students. The projects range from mock legal trials to a concert performed by lecturer Harvey Finstein and his student-comprised Rhythm and Blues band.

A wide range of activities and presentations were on display including:

  • A panel discussion on if English should be designated as our National Language
  • A presentation on the Portrayal of Psychological Disorders in film
  • A millinery fashion exhibit titled "The Little Black Hat"
  • A presentation on Leadership in Business
  • An Upper Extremity Orthopedic Evaluation Clinic
  • A presentation on the Art of Political Protest: 1963-1969
  • A Criminal Justice Senior Seminar
  • Poster exhibits, and,
  • A Sports Press Conference
 

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