President News

  • Pelton on Move-In Day 2015

    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.

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    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.

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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 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.