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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    Alumna vies for Miss America

    A recent Emerson graduate is competing in this year’s Miss America pageant and is hoping to be the first-ever winner for her home state.

  • Robin Thicke

    MTV, celebrities are Boston Strong

    The Emerson students who created the iconic Boston Strong T-shirts are shocked to be serenaded with support from celebrities and MTV.

  • Larry David, Kevin Bright

    Hollywood insiders at Emerson LA kick-off

    Alumni and Hollywood industry leaders attended the July 27 kick-off of The Future Has Your Name On It!, the campaign for Emerson College Los Angeles, at the home of Founding Director Kevin Bright '76, former producer of Friends.

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    Emerson named among “Top 25 Film Schools”

    Emerson moves up to #8 in The Hollywood Reporter’s (THR) third annual “Top 25 Film Schools” list.

  • Elaine McMillion

    McMillion, MFA ’13, named 25 New Faces of Independent Film

    Filmmaker Magazine named Visual and Media Arts alumna Elaine McMillion among the 25 New Faces of Independent Film.

  • LA campus

    Excitement mounting for LA campus

    The excitement is mounting throughout the Emerson community and the City of Los Angeles as the College’s stunning new facility prepares to open its doors in January 2014.

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    Emmy noms include Emersonians

    Several Emersonians are once again gracing the nomination list of the Emmy Awards. Among them are Jay Leno '73, Richard LaGravenese '80, and Sofia Vergara P '16.

  • Outside the Box

    Outside the Box attracting crowds

    The first annual Outside the Box arts festival, founded by Ted Cutler '51, is drawing humidity-braving crowds at Boston Common and City Hall Plaza.

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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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