School of Communication

School of Communication News

  • Cooke-Jackson

    eLEEP gets National Comm. Association grant

    Assistant Professor Angela Cooke-Jackson of Communication Studies recently received the Advancing the Discipline Grant from the National Communication Association to aid in her eLEEP program that promotes health literacy, media awareness, and empowerment for high-risk urban youth.


    RTNDA students, alumni meet in Hollywood

    Emerson College alumni and Journalism students gathered for a dinner in Hollywood on February 18 to network and celebrate recent successes. 

  • Reid

    Reid '18 in national figure skate competition

    When Alexandra Reid ’18 is not in the classroom or working at American Eagle, she is busy gliding on ice as a figure skater.  

  • Kwan

    Kwan '13 steers mayor speeches in snow

    With another potential blizzard predicted for Boston this weekend, Nancy Kwan '13 continues to get some intense but rewarding work experience as the city weathers several major snowstorms: She is one of two speechwriters for Mayor Marty Walsh.

  • Marre

    Marre '09 named Sen. Collins' communications director

    Alleigh Marre ’09 has been named communications director to U.S. Senator Susan Collins of Maine. Collins’s office made the announcement February 10.

  • Williams

    Brian Williams prompts Journalism student discussion

    The once beloved and trusted journalist Brian Williams has fallen from grace—and that has been the talk of Emerson’s Journalism Department ever since the NBC Nightly News anchor admitted he made false statements about a 2003 incident in Iraq.

  • Zoom thumb

    Journalism class meets online in snowstorm

    Cancellation of classes at Emerson College (and nearly all colleges in Boston) due to the effects of yet another massive snowstorm did not stop faculty member Cindy Rodriguez from teaching her Journalism class on Tuesday, February 10—utilizing an online conferencing site that allows the class to meet virtually.

  • Pelton, Georges

    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.