President News

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    Survivor resources, advocacy advance at Emerson

    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.

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    ELA reception unites students, parents, leaders

    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.

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    Publisher Bill Bordy ’58 Gives $2.5 Million Gift to Emerson College’s Los Angeles Program

    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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    Bordy '58 gives $2.5 million to Emerson LA

    Emerson College announced March 3 that alumnus Bill Bordy '58 has provided a $2.5 million gift to Emerson Los Angeles as part of The Future Has Your Name On It! campaign. 

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    Emerson mourns Linda Moore

    A gathering to celebrate the life of Linda Moore, Emerson’s former vice president for academic affairs, will be held Wednesday, March 4, 4:00–6:00 pm, in the Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre in the Paramount Center, and will be open to all.

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    NSSE looks for student feedback through March

    Now through Tuesday, March 31, Emerson students will be asked to complete the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), a 15-minute survey designed to gather important information about the nature and quality of undergraduate experiences. 

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    Pelton hosts Boston poet laureate at home

    Emerson President Lee Pelton held a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception at his Beacon Hill home for newly named Boston poet laureate Danielle Legros Georges ’86.

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    President's Award for Civic Leadership for Boston pastors

    President Lee Pelton hosted the College’s inaugural President’s Award for Civic Leadership on Wednesday, February 4, in the Bordy Theater. Pastors Gloria White-Hammond and Ray Hammond of the Bethel AME Church of Boston received the awards.