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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    NYC alumni form Emerson Sings

    A consortium of Emerson College alumni living in New York City have banded together to create Emerson Sings—a musical theater performance group whose first show is on March 23, at the Laurie Beechman Theatre in Manhattan.

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    Students make video with governor, MBTA manager

    Emerson College students were behind a hilarious video that was the talk of the annual St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast featuring Governor Charlie Baker and embattled public transportation manager Beverly Scott, who is leaving the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) next month.

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    Spencer MA ’11 video in Bloomberg Business Week

    Alumnus Jonathan Spencer, a video producer at Liberty Mutual, created a music video for Corporate Recruitment with job interview tips for young college graduates.

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    Emerson Film Festival on March 22

    More than a dozen student filmmakers are showcasing their work at the Emerson Film Festival this month for a chance at admission into the Emerson Los Angeles Film Festival in the fall.

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    Survivor resources, advocacy advance at Emerson

    Since her arrival on campus last spring, Melanie Matson has led a number of initiatives for Emerson Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) to educate community members on issues around interpersonal violence, including sexual assault, as well as updating institutional policies.

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    ELA reception unites students, parents, leaders

    Emerson College Los Angeles students shared their LA Program experiences with members of the Emerson Board of Trustees, alumni, parents, and friends during a President’s Society Cocktail Reception on February 26.

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    Josue ’01 featured in The Credits

    Alumna Michele Josue is featured in The Credits for her documentary Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine, who was beaten to death in a homophobic hate crime.

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    Bill Bordy ’58 in Boston Globe and Boston Business Journal

    Alumnus Bill Bordy's $2.5 million gift to Emerson College Los Angeles was highlighted in the Boston Globe and Boston Business Journal.

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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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