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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  • Dr. Ronald Korvas

    Emerson Names New Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs

    Emerson College President Lee Pelton has announced that Dr. Ronald Korvas has accepted his offer to serve as Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, effective June 1, 2016.

  • Evelyn Shatkin at Alumni Weekend 2010

    Evelyn Shatkin ’40 Remembered for “Grace and Spirit”

    Evelyn Bergman Shatkin ’40, who hosted a variety radio show, worked in theater sales, and promoted numerous high-profile public relations campaigns during her long career, passed away April 2 after a brief illness. She was 97 and lived in Bristol, Rhode Island.

  • Amy Depaola

    DePaola '15 featured in Metro Boston for her new film

    Amy DePaola, MFA candidate, is featured on the cover of Metro Boston for her new film titled Laila B about a woman who learns to box after an assault.

  • Jae Williams honored by Boston Celtics

    Alumnus honored by Celtics for work with Boston kids

    Jae Williams, digital media producer for Emerson College, was recognized as an “Honorary Co-Captain” on March 2 during a game against the Portland Trailblazers for his work with disadvantaged youth through the Forever Ink Foundation, an educational nonprofit digital media organization he co-founded.

  • Let's Go Fund Challenge

    Challenge will support Emerson students studying abroad

    Recognizing a growing need to enable students of limited means to participate in Emerson’s expanding study abroad programs, Trustee Judy Huret, MA ’69, and her husband, Bob, have pledged a $100,000 challenge gift as the inaugural funding for the College’s new Let’s Go Fund.

  • Jaweed Kaleem

    Kaleem ’07 Named Race and Justice Reporter for LA Times

    Alumnus Jaweed Kaleem ’07 was named as a new reporter for the LA Times, where he will be covering race and justice issues.

  • Ira Goldstone '71

    Emerson College Appoints Four New Trustees

    Chairman of the Emerson College Board of Trustees Jeff Greenhawt ’68 and President Lee Pelton have announced the appointment of four new Trustees, effective immediately for a three-year term.

  • Lisa Dwan

    Reviews for Beckett presented by ArtsEmerson

    Reviewers use words like “gripping” and “stunning” to describe a solo performance by actress Lisa Dwan, who takes center stage to perform three plays by Samuel Beckett. The production runs through March 20, 2016 at the Paramount Mainstage. Globe correspondent Terry Byrne writes: “… Stripping away all the artifice of the stage, Beckett focuses on a range of feeling, something Dwan delivers with an intensity that is never less than mesmerizing.”

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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