Emerson College announced March 3 that alumnus Bill Bordy '58 has provided a $2.5 million gift to Emerson Los Angeles as part of The Future Has Your Name On It! campaign.
Publisher Bill Bordy ’58 Gives $2.5 Million Gift to Emerson College’s Los Angeles Program BOSTON, MA (March 3, 2015)—Emerson College announced today that alumnus Bill Bordy ’58 has made a $2.5 million gift to Emerson Los Angeles (ELA), the College’s long-standing internship study program, housed in its award-winning building in Hollywood. Bordy’s contribution will support the $20 million dollar fundraising campaign for ELA—The Future Has Your Name on It!—enhancing the LA program and its expansion of innovative academic programming and services for students.
A gathering to celebrate the life of Linda Moore, Emerson’s former vice president for academic affairs, will be held Wednesday, March 4, 4:00–6:00 pm, in the Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre in the Paramount Center, and will be open to all.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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