Emerson College released results today from its student survey, which includes responses to questions related to sexual assault and other forms of power-based violence. Emerson is only one of two colleges in Greater Boston to have conducted and released student survey results to date, and is among a limited number of colleges and universities nationwide to have done so.
Robin Roberts of ABC's Good Morning America will provide the undergraduate address at the 135th Emerson College Commencement on May 18. Pulitzer Prize-winning Emerson professor and author Megan Marshall will provide the graduate address.
Emerson College’s 135th Commencement ceremonies to honor: Celebrated Broadcaster Robin Roberts; Paralympic Medalist, Marathon Winner Cheri Blauwet, MD; Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey; and Arts Leader Anne Hawley
Robin Roberts of Good Morning America to deliver undergraduate address; Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Emerson professor in Writing, Literature and Publishing Megan Marshall to give graduate address.
Emerson sorority Alpha Epsilon Phi’s Ribbons on the Runway fundraiser on April 19 raised more than $6,000 for Sharsheret, a nonprofit organization that helps Jewish women who have or are at-risk for breast cancer.
Emerson College has announced the winners of the second annual Spirit of Emerson Awards for the 2014–2015 academic year. Nyla Wissa '15 has won the individual award for creating a theatre troupe for women of color; and the Cirque de De-Stress Program, which includes therapy dogs for students during finals, won the group award.
On April 10, Emerson President Lee Pelton performed onstage with some of Boston’s most notable figures in the annual Banned in Boston event to benefit Urban Improv, a violence prevention program that uses structured theater improvisation to help young people deal with issues such as racism, bullying, and drug abuse.
Students from the Bird Street Community Center in Boston participated in the 2015 “What’s Your Dream” speech contest that culminated with the middle- and high-school youth reading inspiring essays at Emerson’s Iwasaki Library on April 8.
Alumnus Norman Lear's OpEd in the New York Times addresses changes in PBS programming that could "devastate independent documentary filmmaking."
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The College's current strategic plan includes five strategies for achieving the college's objectives.