Justin Simien, director of the film Dear White People, stopped by Emerson College on March 23 for a screening of his recently released film, described as a comedic and dramatic satire about being a black college student on a predominantly white campus.
The creation of an annual award to help student filmmakers was announced at the Emerson Film Festival on March 22.
Betsy Facher Rauch began working in her new role as Emerson College’s first full-time Title IX coordinator on an interim basis this month as the search continues for someone to fill the position permanently.
Earth Month will be celebrated in a very Emersonian way on Thursday, April 2, with the Green Gala—a night of sustainable food, fashion, and student performances at the Paramount Center—in addition to the College’s ongoing RecycleMania campaign.
A delegation of game designers from Egypt visited Emerson’s Engagement Lab during spring break, March 8–14, to participate in several workshops to aid in developing games to help alleviate societal problems.
Since her arrival on campus last spring, Melanie Matson has led a number of initiatives for Emerson Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) to educate community members on issues around interpersonal violence, including sexual assault, as well as updating institutional policies.
Emerson College Los Angeles students shared their LA Program experiences with members of the Emerson Board of Trustees, alumni, parents, and friends during a President’s Society Cocktail Reception on February 26.
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.
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The College's current strategic plan includes five strategies for achieving the college's objectives.