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    Emerson Appoints Three New Trustees

    Board of Trustees Chair Greenhawt and President  Pelton have announced the appointments

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    Groundbreaking Held for New Residence Hall

    Emerson College broke ground October 29 at 2 Boylston Place, the future site of a 380-bed residence hall.

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    Journalist Receives Civic Leadership Award

    Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones was on campus October 14 to receive President Pelton’s Award for Civic Leadership, which recognizes her “courage in advancing social justice.”

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    Bordy Media Conference Center dedicated at ELA

    Publisher, actor, writer, and director Bill Bordy ’58 was honored with the dedication of the Bill Bordy Media Conference Center on September 9 at Emerson Los Angeles to celebrate his $2.5 million gift to the College.

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    Pelton joins Move-In Day excitement

    President Lee Pelton joined cheering, singing, dancing, and selfie-taking students for Emerson College’s annual Move-In Day for new students on August 24—one of the most festive and efficient moving-in processes for new students on a local college campus.

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    Pelton reads on the Boston Common

    Taking some time out to enjoy the last days of summer and support an important literacy and arts access program, President Pelton gave a reading at the Boston Common today.

  • Comedy students

    Comedy major launches at Emerson

    Starting this fall 2015, prospective students can apply to Emerson’s newly announced major in comedy—the first specialized Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Comedic Arts. 

  • Pride Parade

    Pelton, Emersonians march in Pride Parade

    Nearly 90 members of the Emerson community, including President Lee Pelton, marched on June 13 in the Boston Pride Parade—marking the first time a group of Emerson students, faculty, staff, and alumni marched together in the annual parade.