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.

  • Internship inspires child readers

    A recent Writing, Literature, and Publishing graduate is being praised for launching an essay contest in which children explain why they love reading.

  • State of the College

    Emerson President Lee Pelton released his annual State of the College address to the Emerson community on October 31.

  • Emerson to honor outstanding alumni

    Emerson will honor four outstanding alumni during Alumni Weekend 2012.

  • New York Connection trip coming up

    On Friday, March 15, undergraduate students have the opportunity to explore the Big Apple and their career paths during a day trip to New York City.

  • Scott Sinclair '10 Has Directorial Debut

    Performing Arts alumnus Scott Sinclair's directorial debut, Striking 12, runs from December 8 to January 2 at Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street.

  • Marketing students create Mary Kay campaign

    12 Marketing Communication students recently developed a mock campaign for Mary Kay Cosmetics and scored second place in their district as part of a national collegiate marketing competition.

  • West named Mann Stearns Award recipient

    Richard West, professor in the Communication Studies Department, was named recipient of the 2013 Norman and Irma Mann Stearns Distinguished Faculty Award.

  • How to get a job in politics

    About once a year, Kathryn Grosso ’05 comes back to campus for a whirlwind tour: she visits her former teacher, Associate Professor Gregory Payne, and then gives informal talks to aspiring, young politicos. 

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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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