Nearly 600 Emerson College alumni, faculty members, leaders, and their friends and family are expected to attend this year’s annual Alumni Weekend, held May 29 – 31 on the Boston campus.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Following an extensive national search, President Lee Pelton announced that Ruthanne Madsen has been appointed to be Emerson’s vice president for enrollment management, effective May 1, 2015. “Ruthanne has clearly demonstrated her leadership at Emerson and in the international field of enrollment management,” Pelton said. “We are fortunate to have her on our senior management team as we work to advance the College’s strategic goals,” he said.
Students, faculty, and staff on April 30 gave a farewell tribute to Ron Ludman, Emerson’s dean of students who is retiring next month after a 37-year career with the College.
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