Communication Studies

Department of Communication Studies News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news for the Department of Communication Studies. For College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Robin Roberts

    Robin Roberts gives unscripted Commencement Address

    Robin Roberts spoke from the heart—opting not to use written remarks—when delivering the 135th Emerson College Undergraduate Commencement Address at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center this morning.

  • Nyla Wissa

    Snapshot of Class of 2015

    Recent grads share what's next...

  • Gold Key

    53 students inducted into Gold Key Society

    Fifty-three students, along with faculty members Tulasi Srinivas, Aaron B. Daniels, and Mary Kovaleski Byrnes, were honored during the Gold Key Honor Society ceremony on April 27 at the Semel Theater.

  • West

    West awarded by Eastern Communication Association

    Rich West, professor of Communication Studies, received the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the Eastern Communication Association (ECA) on April 25 in Philadelphia. 

  • Robin Roberts thumbnail

    Robin Roberts to give Commencement undergrad address

    Robin Roberts of ABC's Good Morning America will provide the undergraduate address at the 135th Emerson College Commencement on May 18. Pulitzer Prize-winning Emerson professor and author Megan Marshall will provide the graduate address. 

  • Spencer Kimball

    Kimball discusses Social Security Philadelphia Inquirer

    Spencer Kimball, scholar-in-residence in the Communication Studies Department offers his opinion on New Jersey’s Governor, Chris Christie’s, social security plans in Philadelphia Inquirer. 

  • Bird Street thumb

    Bird Street students share inspirational essays

    Students from the Bird Street Community Center in Boston participated in the 2015 “What’s Your Dream” speech contest that culminated with the middle- and high-school youth reading inspiring essays at Emerson’s Iwasaki Library on April 8.

  • Chris Kane

    Mom of two, Kane '16 co-leads polling club

    It’s common for the fellow students of Chris Kane ’16 to mistake her for a professor, but that doesn’t bother her. “I don’t mind at all,” said the mother of two, who is majoring in Political Communication through the Communication Studies Department. 

Pages