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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    Record-breaking fundraising year

    Emerson College just concluded its best year of fundraising – announcing it received a record-breaking $6.34 million in total gifts and pledges during fiscal year 2013.

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    Softball Team had highest GPA

    The Emerson College Softball Team had the highest grade point average in its division last year, according to NFCA.

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    3 Emerson alums win Emmys

    Three Emersonians won Emmy Awards on September 22, at the 65th annual ceremony in Los Angeles.

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    Alum on book award 'Longlist'

    Matt Rasmussen, MFA '04, has been selected for the National Book Award Longlist for Poetry for his debut collection, Black Aperture.

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    Miracles, compassion focus of 9/11 vigil

    An alumna whose mother died on American Airlines Flight 11 reflected on the tragedy at Emerson's 12th annual 9/11 vigil on Boston Common.

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    Elma Lewis, diversity groups honored

    Two new display cases in the Little Building honor Elma Lewis '43 and Emerson's many student diveristy- and inclusion-minded organizations.

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    Creative Writing grad a Fulbright scholar

    Cameron Terwilliger, MFA '07, has begun a prestigious Fulbright Canada fellowship this semester, and will research and draft a novel set during the Seven Years War.

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    'Cow Power' shows manure energy benefits

    Allison Gillette '12 is putting the "moo" back in movement with her documentary Cow Power, which examines the push for alternative energy on farms.


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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