Department of Marketing Communication

Department of Marketing Communication News

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

  • MarCom students are finalists in JetBlue ad competition

    On May 10, two Emerson Marketing Communication student teams were flown to New York to present their advertising campaigns to JetBlue executives at the airline’s offices in downtown Manhattan. The two Emerson teams were selected from 28 collegiate teams in the Boston area that entered a student advertising competition presented by JetBlue and AdU Network.

  • Emerson mourns Karl Baehr

    The Emerson community is mourning the loss of Karl Baehr, senior executive-in-residence of the Marketing Communication Department, who died unexpectedly on November 13. He was 54 years old. A celebration of his life is scheduled for November 19 at Bordy Theater.

  • Super Bowl commercial rankings favor the cute

    Plenty of students watched this year’s Super Bowl, but the 70 Emerson students taught by part-time Marketing Communication faculty member Derek Beckwith were required to watch—well, at least the commercials.

  • Lieb quoted in article

    Associate Professor in the Marketing Communication Department, Kristin Lieb talks about Beyoncé's Grammy performance.

  • Students win third in global advertising competition

    A team of Emerson students from the Global Marketing Communication and Advertising (GMCA) graduate program were finalists in an International Advertising Association competition.

  • Graduate Students Attend Film Festival for Professional Development

    Communication Management and Integrated Marketing Communication graduate students, attended “RediscoverRosarito” film festival using the Graduate Student Association (GSA)’s Professional Development Grant opportunity.

  • 6 faculty receive Curricular Innovation funding

    President Lee Pelton has announced the six faculty recipients of the 2014 President’s Fund for Curricular Innovation, the fund to support faculty with proposals for curriculua that are bold, innovative, and aligned with College priorities. 

  • Gerzof Richard talks to Fox 25 about iPad Mini

    David Gerzof Richard, part-time faculty in the Department of Marketing Communication, can be seen regularly on Fox 25.


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