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.

  • Todd Strauss-Schulson

    Alumnus directs feature film

    Less than a decade after his graduation from Emerson, Todd Strauss-Schulson '03 has directed his first feature film, A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas. He collaborated with several other Emersonians on the film.

  • Alpha Pi Theta

    Alpha Pi Theta marks 65 years

    More than 80 Emerson alumni brothers of the fraternity Alpha Pi Theta came back to campus recently to celebrate the fraternity’s 65th anniversary. Brothers in attendance included a comedian who works for The Late Show with David Letterman, a Dateline producer, and a producer/director of an Emmy-nominated documentary.

  • Alpha Pi Theta

    Fraternity offers networking reception for students

    Students will have the chance to hobnob with alumni television, film, radio, and marketing industry professionals from fraternity Alpha Pi Theta on Friday (September 30) at a networking event called Brick by Brick: Building Emerson, Building Your Career.

  • MacWade Challenge

    MacWade $50k challenge exceeded

    More than 400 young alumni of Emerson College donated over $27,000 to the MacWade Challenge and received a $25,000 matching gift.

  • Emerson seal

    Overseers Chair is "power lawyer"

    Emerson Board of Overseers Chair Dan Black was recently named to the Hollywood Reporter's 2011 list of Los Angeles Power Lawyers.

  • Henry Winkler

    Winkler becomes a knight

    Henry Winkler ’67, who played the Fonz in the classic sitcom Happy Days, was appointed an honorary OBE.

  • James DiSabatino

    DiSabatino '09 Featured on The Great Food Truck Race

    Alumnus DiSabatino is a successful entrepreneur. His grilled cheese food truck business, Roxy’s Grilled Cheese, has garnered devoted grilled cheese customers in Boston and surrounding areas since it began in March 2011.

  • Cape Wind protesters

    VMA Alum's Film Selected to Screen by Film Society

    Filmmaker Robbie Gemmel ’03 spent the last four years shooting, directing, and producing a documentary film called Cape Spin on the controversial Cape Wind project planned for Nantucket Sound.


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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