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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    Bright '76 reflects on 'Friends' 20th anniversary

    This month marks the 20th anniversary of Friends, and Kevin Bright '76 says "it's a pleasure and an honor" that Hollywood is paying homage to the celebrated TV show. 

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    Emerson UnCommon civic game launches Sept. 22

    On Monday, September 22, Emerson launches a civic engagement game called Community PlanIt: Emerson Uncommon, a highly innovative, distinctively Emersonian way of cultivating community input for the College’s ongoing strategic planning process.

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    9/11 remembered on Boston Common

    A large group of Emerson and Boston community members gathered at the Parkman Bandstand in the Boston Common the evening of September 11 to commemorate the anniversary of the terrorism attacks that shook the world 13 years ago.

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    Accelerator entrepreneurial teams announced

    Emerson College has announced the three student teams selected for its Emerson Accelerator Program—officially kicking off the College’s newly formed extracurricular program for entrepreneurial students to launch businesses.

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    Alumnus, Chicago radio legend dies at 83

    Legendary Chicago radio broadcaster and Emerson College alumnus Roy Leonard ’52 has died at the age of 83 after declining health.

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    Bright Lights 2014 season begins

    Emerson College has released its Fall 2014 schedule for the Bright Lights Series, a twice-weekly film screening and discussion event for the Emerson community and general public.

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    New, familiar faces at Emerson LA

    Students arriving at Emerson College Los Angeles (ELA) will meet both new and familiar faces as the College’s West Coast presence continues to grow.

  • Alumnus, Trustee Sharma’s Q&A with Boston Globe

    Included on Barron’s list of top financial advisers in America, Raj Sharma, MS ’83, an Emerson Trustee since 2012, is featured in the Boston Globe’s Business section.

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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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