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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    Green Gala brings student crowds

    In honor of Earth Month, Emerson hosted the Green Gala on April 2 in the Paramount Center to showcase sustainable food, fashion, and entertainment by numerous student organizations and alumni to highlight the importance of recycling and green living.

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    Laci Green headlining Emerald Empowerment Week

    The Emerson College sorority Kappa Gamma Chi has released its line-up for the annual Emerald Empowerment Week, April 12–19, which is a series of events to promote awareness of power–based interpersonal violence and to raise money for area organizations that help survivors of domestic violence.

  • Summer programs expanding in Boston, LA

    Emerson College has announced it is expanding its offering of summer semester programs at the College’s Boston and Los Angeles campuses.

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    ELA holds Transition Week for seniors

    Emerson College Los Angeles held its first-ever Transition Week March 23–28, providing graduating seniors a series of workshops and industry visits to help prepare them for life after college.

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    LaGravanese ’80 Q&A in Santa Monica Mirror

    Successful Hollywood writer and Emerson alumnus Richard LaGravanese is featured in a two-part interview with the Santa Monica Mirror.

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    PSA for Emerson STANDS on YouTube

    Stand Together. Act Now. Do Something. That’s the message behind a public service announcement on YouTube promoting Emerson STANDS, an ongoing active bystander strategy that promotes an inclusive, nonviolent culture and offers skills to intervene in situations of potential harm.

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    McGorry '08 acts in two hit TV shows

    Matt McGorry '08, an actor on the hit TV shows Orange is the New Black and How to Get Away With Murder, talks about his career with Emerson's Expression magazine.

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    EVVYs nominated for College TV Award

    The legendary student-run EVVY Awards at Emerson has been nominated for a College Television Award from the Emmys Foundation for its 2014 awards show.

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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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