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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    Renning '14 biking across U.S. in friend's memory

    A recent Emerson graduate whose donation of bone marrow initially saved the life of a young woman, with whom she later became close friends, is now biking across the country to raise money in wake of the woman’s death.

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    2015 Alumni Weekend honorees announced

    On May 30, Emerson College will honor five distinguished alumni during the school’s Alumni Weekend festivities. President Lee Pelton will present the awards to the honorees.  This year’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are film executive Pamela Abdy '95; Boston Children’s Museum CEO Carole Charnow '79; Mike Gonzalez '83, senior fellow of The Heritage Foundation; Bethany Nelson '82, Performing Arts faculty member. Journalist Flora Charner '04 will receive the Young Alumni Achievement Award.

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    Semester ends, Emerson LA students look ahead

    With graduation fast approaching, Emerson College Los Angeles students Jonathan Khalev ’15 and Grace Gates ’15 are wondering what’s next.

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    2015 Norton Award nominees include Emersonians

    Emerson is well represented in nominations for the 2015 Elliot Norton Awards, which are being hosted by the Boston Theater Critics Association at Citi Shubert Theatre on Monday, May 11, at 7:00 pm.

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    Skeggs '12 nominated for Tony Award

    Emily Skeggs ’12 was recently riding in a car with fellow Emerson alumni when she learned the amazing news that she was nominated for a Tony Award. She is nominated in the category of Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her role in Fun Home.

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    53 students inducted into Gold Key Society

    Fifty-three students, along with faculty members Tulasi Srinivas, Aaron B. Daniels, and Mary Kovaleski Byrnes, were honored during the Gold Key Honor Society ceremony on April 27 at the Semel Theater.

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    2014 EVVYs win College TV Award

    The Emerson students behind last year’s EVVY Awards have won a College Television Award in the category of Alternative/Variety from the Emmys Foundation.

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    WERS Hall of Fame Ceremony on May 30

    On Saturday, May 30, Emerson College’s radio station WERS 88.9 will host its seventh annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

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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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