Emerson College has become one of the first colleges in the country to develop an app for a digital version of its alumni magazine. The free app for Expressionsends push notifications to subscribers that alert them to new issues.
Alumna Jordan Salvatoriello ’12 won the Jury Prize in the women filmmakers category for Graceland Girls, a documentary about the education of girls in Kenya. She received the award, from the Directors Guild of America, just months after she graduated in May with an MFA in Media Art.
After hosting an election night party for students with a level of excitement that she said rivaled watching the Super Bowl, Journalism Senior Leader-in Residence Carole Simpson said there is more engagement in the political process now than in recent memory.
At an open house this fall, the Engagement Game Lab team welcomed the Emerson community to visit its new, dedicated space and learn more about its work. The lab’s goal is to develop games that engage people in a meaningful way online—whether they are focused on civic engagement, city planning, and/or collaborative storytelling.
Emerson College celebrated the presidential inauguration of Dr. M. Lee Pelton on September 14. Hundreds of people gathered in the Cutler Majestic Theatre to mark the installation of the College’s 12th president in its 132-year history.