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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    PSA for Emerson STANDS on YouTube

    Stand Together. Act Now. Do Something. That’s the message behind a public service announcement on YouTube promoting Emerson STANDS, an ongoing active bystander strategy that promotes an inclusive, nonviolent culture and offers skills to intervene in situations of potential harm.

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    McGorry '08 acts in two hit TV shows

    Matt McGorry '08, an actor on the hit TV shows Orange is the New Black and How to Get Away With Murder, talks about his career with Emerson's Expression magazine.

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    LaGravanese ’80 Q&A in Santa Monica Mirror

    Successful Hollywood writer and Emerson alumnus Richard LaGravanese is featured in a two-part interview with the Santa Monica Mirror.

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    EVVYs nominated for College TV Award

    The legendary student-run EVVY Awards at Emerson has been nominated for a College Television Award from the Emmys Foundation for its 2014 awards show.

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    Huret, MA '69, discusses Faculty Excellence Award

    Faculty members Sam Binkley and Robert Todd have been named recipients of this year’s Judy and Bob Huret Faculty Excellence Award, which supports tenured faculty research. “My commitment to Emerson is first and foremost to the faculty,” said Emerson Trustee Judy Huret, MA ’69, who makes the generous award possible. “If we didn’t have great faculty, we wouldn’t attract great students."

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    Winners announced at Emerson Film Festival

    The creation of an annual award to help student filmmakers was announced at the Emerson Film Festival on March 22.

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    Quenzel '82 of NFL Network talks to students

    National Football League Network executive and Emerson College Alumni Association Board member Mark Quenzel ’82 spoke to students in the Bordy Theater on March 19, discussing everything from the NFL’s monstrous success to its plaguing scandals. 

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    Aaron’s Crazy Talk in Eclipse Magazine

    Alumnus and WNBC New York Live contributor Ben Aaron is set to co-host a new daily comedy program titled Crazy Talk, which is produced and distributed by NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution. 


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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