Presidential Speaker Series

The Presidential Speaker Series is a series of intimate presentations by renowned professionals from various fields. Developed to enrich the Lasell College community, the Presidential Speaker Series events are free and open to the public. Presentations include refreshments and hors d'oeuvres as well as a Q&A session with the presenter.

Spring 2016 Presidential Speaker Series:

The Psychology of Refugees with Dr. Mekonnen Meshesha

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:00 PM
Arnow Campus Center, 2nd Floor

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Fulfilling the Demand of 9 Billion Through a Focus on Onehealth

Join Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Entrepreneur Agrarian Fund, Writer, Food System Advocate, and 2015 Eisenhower Fellow Aaron Niederhelman as he explores how investments in Onehealth afford new opportunities for the future of shared well being, economic stability and national security.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:00 PM
Arnow Campus Center, 2nd Floor

“A Cannabis Odyssey”

Join presenter Dr. Lester Grinspoon as he discusses his views on marijuana use and how it can benefit users medically, socially and creatively.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 2:00 PM
Lasell Village Ballroom


Fall 2016 Presidential Speaker Series:

Significant Presidential Elections in American History

Join Lasell College adjunct professor and renowned historian John Dirlam as he analyzes significant past elections and the impact they have had on American history.

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:00 PM
Hamel House at Lasell College

Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

Join former Massachusetts Treasurer Steven Grossman in conversation with New York Times best-selling author Larry Tye as they discuss Tye's book, Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 PM
de Witt Hall, Lasell College

Liberty's First Crisis: Adams, Jefferson, and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech

Join award-winning author Charles Slack as he discusses his latest book Liberty's First Crisis: Adams, Jefferson, and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech. Here, Slack analyzes American History and the Sedition Act.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 6:00 PM
Hamel House, Lasell College

 
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The Faces of Syrian Refugees Exhibit
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Family, Friends and Alumni Weekend