School of Communication
U.S. Ambassador-at-Large, International Religious Freedom, Former Emerson TrusteeStay focused and never lose your dream. Dreams don't have an expiration date.
Elspeth Cypher '80
Associate Justice, Massachusetts Appeals CourtParticipate 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.
British Consulate General in Boston; Deputy Head of Politics, Press, and Public Affairs"It is essential in this job to know who’s who, and many of those people are Emersonians! We could have a coffee table book of impressive alumni."
Lisa Gregorian '83, MA '86
Chief Marketing Officer, Warner Bros. Television GroupThere's a lot of us in the business. You can't escape Emersonians.
Director of Digital Strategy for Moyers & CompanyAt 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 LynchBe 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 SchoolsI 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 ConsideredPlay with others: Use the wide range of talent there is across disciplines.
Jim Vescera '78
Executive Vice President, Creative Director, NBC Entertainment MarketingThe Emerson Mafia is present in every aspect of the entertainment business. I've worked for some, hired others,and collaborated with many more.