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Both our donors and the beneficiaries of their generosity have stories to share.

Read their stories below:

Ann Sterner Tyler ’68

Ann Tyler graduated from Lasell College nearly 50 years ago. When asked why she chose to leave a gift to Lasell College in her will, she sent the following moving statement...

Katie McDonough Ryan ’67, P ’03

“I decided to take advantage of my 50th Reunion last May to make a planned gift for Lasell,” says Katie McDonough Ryan, Class of 1967.

Lis Drake, Lasell Village Resident

I want to keep the Lasell lamp burning for the present and future generations of students of all ages.

Barbara Berry Roberts Donor Lasell College

Barbara Berry Roberts ’49

Barbara Berry Roberts graduated from Lasell College almost 70 years ago and is inspired by her many classmates who have generously supported the school over the decades.

Charlotte Winslow Donor Lasell College

Charlotte Winslow

After my marriage to Donald Winslow, who was born on the Lasell campus nearly a century ago, Lasell became part of my life too.

Deborah O’Neill Aspinwall ’66

Deborah O’Neill Aspinwall ’66 and her husband, John, have been loyal Lasell supporters for many years. But it was Deborah’s 50th Lasell Reunion in 2016 that inspired the couple to create a permanent legacy at the College.

Jane Wadhams Hazen Donor Lasell College

Jane Wadhams Hazen '49

Lasell gave me wonderful friends, a lot of laughter and challenging classes. I especially loved my science courses: human anatomy and physiology, chemistry, bacteriology and more.

L. Angel Morales Donor Lasell College

L. Angel Morales '13

"I had the best experience at Lasell; the college provided me with the tools to succeed."

Nancy Goodman Cobin Donor Lasell College

Nancy Goodman Cobin ’55

Nancy Goodman Cobin ’55, who will celebrate her 60th Reunion in June 2015, remains in touch with Lasell and feels passionately about giving according to one’s means.

Nancy Zigo Bush Donor Lasell College

Nancy Zigo Bush '64

I was just a young girl from Butler, New Jersey. My father passed away when I was young, and my mother couldn’t afford to send me to college.

Neil Hatem Donor Lasell College

Neil Hatem

My wife Danielle and I are happily devoted to giving back to Lasell College as Heritage Society members. We know that Lasell delivers excellence.