School of Communication
Elspeth Cypher , '80
Associate Justice, Massachusetts Appeals Court"Participate in extracurricular activities, especially debate and forensics. They’re instrumental in training you to think and speak, as well as preparing you academically for graduate school."
Lisa Gregorian , '83, MA '86
Chief Marketing Officer, Warner Bros. Television Group"There’s a lot of us in the business. You can’t escape Emersonians."
Joel Schwartzberg , '90
Director of Digital Strategy for Moyers & Company"At Emerson, there are so many opportunities to produce; there’s little excuse for sitting in your dorm room thinking, 'Someday I’d like to...' Also, consider forensics—the training is invaluable. And eat breakfast regularly."
Raj Sharma , '83
Managing Director of Investments/private wealth advisor, Merrill Lynch"Be a continuous learning machine. The best thing you can do is add to your knowledge in several dimensions."
Thomas Shull , '08
Speech-language pathologist, Boston Public Schools"I never felt like learning at Emerson College was between me and a book. Ideas were alive—something to be debated, dismantled, and shared."
Art Silverman , '71
Senior Producer, NPR's All Things Considered"Play with others: Use the wide range of talent there is across disciplines."
Jim Vescera , '78
Executive Vice President, Creative Director, NBC Entertainment Marketing"The Emerson Mafia is present in every aspect of the entertainment business. I’ve worked for some, hired others,and collaborated with many more."