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School of Communication News

  • StartUp Institute Program Team

    Emerson to Host Startup Institute’s Talent Expo

    On Thursday, August 13, more than 40 individuals who recently completed Startup Institute’s eight-week course geared toward entrepreneurial-minded professionals, will have 60 seconds each to “pitch” themselves to an audience of Boston-area founders, company leadership, and hiring managers. Presentations will take place from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Paramount Center, including time for networking after the pitches.

  • Yasmin Rivera '16 and Jennifer Ortakales '16

    Ortakales ’16 boosts language skills in France

    Jenny Ortakales ’16 has always wanted to visit France, but the cost of spending an entire semester abroad, for her, seemed a bit daunting. “My program was a shorter time commitment and for less money,” said the Journalism major. “It was an amazing experience. I really hope Emerson keeps it going because not everyone can afford an entire semester abroad.”

  • Miss World

    To China, with Mandarin

    Jingxia Wei ’16 tutors Miss World America 2015 Victoria Mendoza.

  • Sienna Ohan '15

    Ohan '15 witnesses Iran-U.S. deal at internship

    Sienna Ohan ’15 had a global internship this summer that allowed her to witness history: the July press conference in which U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced a landmark agreement with Iran over the country’s nuclear program.

  • Smart glass autism

    Students promote smart glasses for autism

    Taylor McMahon '16 and Jackson Davis '17 are interviewing people about autism this summer as they travel across the country marketing a device similar to Google Glass that would help children on the autism spectrum.

  • Taylor Smith '15

    Smith '15 becoming teacher in Iraq

    Taylor Smith ’15 said her recent decision to work abroad was not a surprise to anyone, but eyebrows were raised when she revealed the location. She’s moving to Iraq to become a teacher at an international school.

  • ADA logo

    Emerson celebrating 25th ADA anniversary

    Emerson’s Disabilities Services Office and FACE Lab will be hosting informational tables at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on Boston Common on Wednesday, July 22, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

  • Emerson College

    Annie Jin receiving Mann Stearns Award

    Seunga Venus “Annie” Jin, assistant professor in Marketing Communication, has been named the 2015 recipient of Emerson’s Norman and Irma Mann Stearns Distinguished Faculty Award.