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    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.

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    Arts museum directors honored at Emerson

    Emerson College hosted a well attended reception and discussion on June 4 to honor the work of three prominent Boston–area arts museum directors who are all stepping down from their posts this year.

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    Emerson joins Immigrant Heritage Month

    Emerson College today announced its support of the second-annual Immigrant Heritage Month, an initiative from the non-profit organization Welcome.us to partner with community organizations, elected officials, corporations, artists, and thought leaders to gather and share inspirational stories of American immigrants. Immigrant Heritage Month (IHM) 2015 lasts throughout the month of June.

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    Selfies capture Staff Appreciation event

    More than 50 Emerson College staff members were honored for their years of service at the annual Staff Appreciation Reception on May 27 at The Ritz-Carlton Boston Common. Staff members had fun socializing with colleagues and posing for photos with a “selfie stick” that was passed around.

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    Speakers leave Class of 2015 with inspiration

    Good Morning America host Robin Roberts was the best-known person on stage at the 135th Emerson College Commencement Ceremony at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on May 18, but words of inspiration came from several other distinguished guests and students as the Class of 2015 bid farewell.

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    Robin Roberts gives unscripted Commencement Address

    Robin Roberts spoke from the heart—opting not to use written remarks—when delivering the 135th Emerson College Undergraduate Commencement Address at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center this morning.

  • EPA recognizes Emerson green energy usage

    Emerson College has once again been recognized by the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for using more green power than any other school in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) during the past academic year.

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    2015 Alumni Weekend honorees announced

    On May 30, Emerson College will honor five distinguished alumni during the school’s Alumni Weekend festivities. President Lee Pelton will present the awards to the honorees.  This year’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are film executive Pamela Abdy '95; Boston Children’s Museum CEO Carole Charnow '79; Mike Gonzalez '83, senior fellow of The Heritage Foundation; Bethany Nelson '82, Performing Arts faculty member. Journalist Flora Charner '04 will receive the Young Alumni Achievement Award.