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.

  • Caucus

    President Liebergott, Alumni Honored by Caucus

    On December 5, President Jackie Liebergott, Vin Di Bona ’66, and Jenna Lyng ’10 were honored at the 28th Annual Caucus for Producers, Writers, and Directors Awards Dinner at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles.

  • Joe Pierandozzi, Barbara Segal Rutberg ’68, and Natasha Mieszowski

    Scholarship Dinner Brings Students and Donors Together

    Graduate and undergraduate students mingled with alumni, family, and friends at the annual scholarship dinner hosted by Emerson President Jacqueline Liebergott on November 18.

  • Daphne Valerius, MA ’06

    Filmmaker Valerius Goes to White House

    Valerius, MA ’06, was among the group of 25 influential black women invited by First Lady Michelle Obama to the White House for a special screening of Tyler Perry’s For Colored Women.

  • JetBlue Twitter advertising campaign “Where’s Jackie?”

    Emersonians Win Student Hatch Award

    Four Emerson alumni won bronze in the student category at the 50th annual Hatch Awards for their JetBlue Twitter advertising campaign “Where’s Jackie?”.

  • The Boston Jewish Film Festival

    TV Producer Bright '76 Honored at Jewish Film Fest

    The Boston Jewish Film Festival (BJFF) recently honored Emerson Executive Artist-in-Residence at its “Friendsational Celebration” October 23.

  • Post-Election Conversation held in Emerson’s Charles Beard Room

    Local Journalists Visit Campus for Post-Election Conversation

    Emerson students asked questions and were offered advice at the Post-Election Conversation held in Emerson’s Charles Beard Room on November 9.

  • Megamind

    Mega-hit Megamind, written by Emerson grads

    Congratulations to Alan Schoolcraft ‘95 and Brent Simons ‘97, who wrote the screenplay for the #1 movie in North America. Last weekend, DreamWorks’ Megamind scored $43.7 million at the box office.

  • Romeo and Juliet video

    Emerson Students Collaborate on Winning Ad Campaign

    Four students. Four hours. $10,000 dollars on the line. When Sam Clarke ’09, Ian Cardoni ’12, Phil Hamilton ’11, and Stella Plato ’10 decided to revive Romeo and Juliet for the Jawbone Stimulus Video Contest, they didn’t know how it would turn out, but they knew it had to be funny.

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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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