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.

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  • 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.

  • Leno

    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.

  • Phillips

    Phillips, MS '76, on Chronicle

    Public relations specialist Colette Phillips, MS '76, an Emerson Overseer, was featured on Chronicle July 12 for her Get Konnected networking event.

  • CATF

    Stage Management students work for festival

    Students and recent alumni in the Perforiming Arts' State Management program are working at the Contemporary American Theater Festival this month.

  • 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.

  • evy chen

    Chen '11 brings iced tea to China

    Evy Chen '11, who won the 2010 Emerson Experience in Entrepreneurship (E3) Exposition, was featured in the Boston Globe for her iced tea business venture.

  • Sharma

    Sharma, Phillips in Globe networking article

    The Boston Globe published a story June 23 about the secrets of networking, featuring Colette Phillips, MS '76, an Emerson Overseer, and Raj Sharma, MS '83, an Emerson Trustee.

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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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