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    Madsen named Vice President of Enrollment

    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.

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    Retirement send-off for Ludman

    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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    Emerson releases Community PlanIt results

    Emerson College officials have released a summary of results from Community PlanIt: Emerson UnCommon, the virtual game played by nearly 1,000 Emerson community members last fall that is helping the College in strategic planning.

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    Emerson360: Community Climate Survey results released

    Emerson College released results today from its student survey, which includes responses to questions related to sexual assault and other forms of power-based violence. Emerson is only one of two colleges in Greater Boston to have conducted and released student survey results to date, and is among a limited number of colleges and universities nationwide to have done so. 

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    Robin Roberts to give Commencement undergrad address

    Robin Roberts of ABC's Good Morning America will provide the undergraduate address at the 135th Emerson College Commencement on May 18. Pulitzer Prize-winning Emerson professor and author Megan Marshall will provide the graduate address. 

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    Ribbons on Runway raises $6k for charity

    Emerson sorority Alpha Epsilon Phi’s Ribbons on the Runway fundraiser on April 19 raised more than $6,000 for Sharsheret, a nonprofit organization that helps Jewish women who have or are at-risk for breast cancer.

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    2015 Spirit of Emerson Awards announced

    Emerson College has announced the winners of the second annual Spirit of Emerson Awards for the 2014–2015 academic year. Nyla Wissa '15 has won the individual award for creating a theatre troupe for women of color; and the Cirque de De-Stress Program, which includes therapy dogs for students during finals, won the group award.

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    Pelton performs at Banned in Boston

    On April 10, Emerson President Lee Pelton performed onstage with some of Boston’s most notable figures in the annual Banned in Boston event to benefit Urban Improv, a violence prevention program that uses structured theater improvisation to help young people deal with issues such as racism, bullying, and drug abuse.