Featured Alumni News

Nearly every day, it seems we’re hearing about something new that Emerson alumni are bringing to the fields of communications and the arts. Whether they’re making movies, creating plays, or planning political campaigns, Emersonians are innovators. They are changing how we see, feel, and experience the world.

For the latest College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

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    Emerson UnCommon game results released

    The organizers of Community PlanIt: Emerson UnCommon, an online game that garnered thousands of comments from the Emerson community to assist the College in its strategic planning, released results in a ceremony November 6.

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    Pelton and Cutler in Boston Globe’s Names

    President Lee Pelton and Trustee Emeritus Ted Cutler ’51 were honored at Israeli Stage’s 5th anniversary celebration.

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    Emerson mourns former Mayor Menino

    Former Mayor Thomas M. Menino, the longest-serving Boston mayor and a friend of Emerson College, died October 30 after a battle with cancer. He was 71.

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    Innovation focus of Overseers discussion

    Two alumni, who serve on Emerson's Board of Overseers, shared their expertise in marketing and innovation on October 28 in an event in the Max Mutchnick Campus Center called “Innovation Secrets That Will Make You Better at Everything You Do.”

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    Sharma, MS '83, named top advisor in Barron's

    Emerson Trustee Raj Sharma, MS ’83, has been recognized in the latest issue of Barron’s magazine as one of 15 “all-star” financial advisors. 

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    'Gunplay' looks at US relationship with guns

    Emerson College will stage a reading of Gunplay, a play by Frank Higgins that explores the complexity of America’s relationship with guns, on Monday, November 3, at 6:30 pm.

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    Bright '76 honored by Caucus for Producers

    Kevin Bright '76, founding director of Emerson College Los Angeles, was honored by the Caucus for Producers, Writers, and Directors at Emerson Los Angeles on October 22.

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    Family Weekend 2014 celebrated

    Hundreds of students and their parents participated in Family Weekend 2014, held October 17-19, with events ranging from the annual President’s Breakfast, Family Weekend Talent Showcase, EVVY Award Showcase, and numerous “Mini College Sessions” in classrooms with faculty members.

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Michael Moats

Writing in Politics

The West Wing got him hooked, but it was his writing skills that got him there. Michael Moats, MFA ’10, came to Emerson as a graduate student in creative writing. He never thought he’d leave as a political speechwriter.

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