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.

  • Alumna headed to Super Bowl

    Emerson graduate Cassidy Quinn Brettler won a national contest from Motorola to report behind the scenes at this year’s Super Bowl.

  • Rasky receives Anti-Defamation League award

    Vice Chair of Emerson’s Board of Trustees and CEO of Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications Larry Rasky ’78 was honored December 13 by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) New England Region.

  • Joshua Pollster

    Mann Stearns award winner Polster honored

    Performing Arts Assistant Professor Joshua Polster was honored as the recipient of the 2010–2011 Norman and Irma Mann Stearns Distinguished Faculty Award at a luncheon held November 9 in the Multipurpose Room

  • Career Week events prepare students for jobs

    Career Week 2011 offered a roster of events aimed at helping students plan for their professions post-Emerson.

  • Todd Strauss-Schulson

    Alumnus directs feature film

    Less than a decade after his graduation from Emerson, Todd Strauss-Schulson '03 has directed his first feature film, A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas. He collaborated with several other Emersonians on the film.

  • Alpha Pi Theta

    Alpha Pi Theta marks 65 years

    More than 80 Emerson alumni brothers of the fraternity Alpha Pi Theta came back to campus recently to celebrate the fraternity’s 65th anniversary. Brothers in attendance included a comedian who works for The Late Show with David Letterman, a Dateline producer, and a producer/director of an Emmy-nominated documentary.

  • Alpha Pi Theta

    Fraternity offers networking reception for students

    Students will have the chance to hobnob with alumni television, film, radio, and marketing industry professionals from fraternity Alpha Pi Theta on Friday (September 30) at a networking event called Brick by Brick: Building Emerson, Building Your Career.

  • MacWade Challenge

    MacWade $50k challenge exceeded

    More than 400 young alumni of Emerson College donated over $27,000 to the MacWade Challenge and received a $25,000 matching gift.

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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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