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    NSSE looks for student feedback through March

    Now through Tuesday, March 31, Emerson students will be asked to complete the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), a 15-minute survey designed to gather important information about the nature and quality of undergraduate experiences. 

  • Pelton, Georges

    Pelton hosts Boston poet laureate at home

    Emerson President Lee Pelton held a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception at his Beacon Hill home for newly named Boston poet laureate Danielle Legros Georges ’86.

  • Hammond

    President's Award for Civic Leadership for Boston pastors

    President Lee Pelton hosted the College’s inaugural President’s Award for Civic Leadership on Wednesday, February 4, in the Bordy Theater. Pastors Gloria White-Hammond and Ray Hammond of the Bethel AME Church of Boston received the awards.

  • Kelly Bates

    College celebrates Community Engagement Classification

    Emerson students, faculty, and staff attended a reception January 30 celebrating the College’s Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation, which recognizes the College for its high level of commitment to civic and community engagement.

  • Peniel Joseph

    Joseph ties MLK memory to Ferguson

    Tufts University History Professor Peniel Joseph joined the Emerson community January 30 for a talk on correlations between past and current black movements and an explanation of why civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. should be remembered as revolutionary. 

  • Lee Pelton

    Pelton on new on-campus housing for students

    President Lee Pelton was interviewed by boston.com about the College’s plans for two student residence hall projects that will increase on-campus housing by 33 percent. 

  • Beaty

    I Dream: Boston civic arts program launches

    At the Paramount Center’s Mainstage on January 12, songs, poetry, and personal stories helped kick off I Dream: Boston, a three-year civic engagement program with award-winning writer and performer and artist-in-residence Daniel Beaty. 

  • Walsh

    Emerson represented at State of City event

    Emerson College was well represented in Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s 2015 State of the City Address on January 13.

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