Emerson College Today

  • NRG EVgo Emerson rEVolution Contest winner

    Electric Vehicle Video Wins Students $25,000 Scholarship

    Henry Maclean ’17 accepted a $25,000 scholarship on behalf of himself and two fellow filmmakers on March 1 for winning the Emerson rEVolution contest with their 32-second video about electric vehicles, “Power to Be Free.” The scholarship contest was held and funded by NRG EVgo, a Houston-based electric charging solutions company that looked to use the submissions to raise awareness of the global movement toward electric vehicles (EV). Contestants, all Emerson students, submitted 30- to 60-second videos showcasing the benefits of EVs, which were viewed by a panel of judges from EVgo and Emerson College that chose the top ten. Nearly 5,000 people voted to choose the winner from the judges’ selections.

  • Emerson Dining hall interior rendering-lower elevation view

    Emerson to Create Student Dining Center

    In an email message to the Emerson community, President Lee Pelton shared today that the Board of Trustees, upon the recommendation of an ad hoc task force previously announced (November 2015), unanimously approved a plan to restore and renovate 122-124 Boylston Street and 19 Boylston Place to create a permanent student dining facility and expanded social spaces that will be completed before the beginning of the fall of 2017.

  • Affiliated faculty slide

    Event Looks to Create Community for Part-Time Faculty

    At a reception to be held Wednesday, March 2, affiliated faculty will have the chance to come together, meet each other, learn about student services, and enjoy refreshments. Building on successful faculty orientation programs, this new event being sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs will take place in the Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre at the Paramount Center from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

  • Acappellics Anonymous

    Accepted Students Get the Emerson Experience

    For those accepted high school students still trying to make up their minds about Emerson, Picture Yourself at Emerson Day was designed to show off the College’s strengths and opportunities. In the morning, prospective students attended mock classes in majors that interest them while family and friends sat through overviews of Emerson’s academic and co-curricular offerings. In the afternoon, participants could take campus tours and check out the facilities.

  • Linda Reisman

    Reisman’s 'The Danish Girl' Picks Up Oscar

    Linda Reisman, senior distinguished producer-in-residence at Emerson College, was executive producer of The Danish Girl, which won Alicia Vikander a Best Supporting Actress Oscar at the 88th Academy Awards ceremony on February 28. The film also was nominated for Best Actor (Eddie Redmayne), Production Design, and Costume Design.

  • Designer Adele Masengo Ngoy

    BLACKOUT Shines Light on Black Fashion

    Twenty-four Emerson students modeled Adele Masengo Ngoy’s outfits up and down the runway during the second BLACKOUT fashion show Friday, February 26. Ngoy has more than 30 years of experience in fashion design. The line modeled on Friday night is called “Miriam Makeba.”

  • MJ Halberstadt '10

    The Playwright in the Admission Office

    That Time the House Burned Down is the second of two plays Senior Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission MJ Halberstadt ’10 is seeing produced this spring in Boston. That Time the House Burned Down is being presented by Fresh Ink Theatre April 8–23, at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, but before that, another of Halberstadt’s plays, The Launch Prize, will run March 3–20, at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. Bridge Repertory Theater, of which Halberstadt is a founding artistic associate, is producing.

  • Alternative Spring Break in El Paso

    Making a Difference to Our Newest Neighbors

    Spring break is a chance to catch up with family and friends, recharge batteries, escape the cold.  It’s also a chance to change your life. This year, 12 students will travel to El Paso, Texas, to work with undocumented immigrants in the biggest border town in the United States. Three dozen more will stay local to help immigrant communities here in Boston as part of Alternative Spring Break (ASB).


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