Press Releases

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    Emerson mourns student Jocelyn Straus

    In an email to the Emerson community, President Lee Pelton shared news that Jocelyn Amelia Straus ’18, who was a first-year student studying Political Communication and was in the College’s Honors Program, died unattended in her Colonial Residence Hall room Tuesday night. Boston Police responded to assist the College’s staff. The Boston Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

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    Emerson's 14th Annual Film Festival

    Emerson College Los Angeles’ 14th Annual Film Festival kicks off this year on Friday, October 10, bringing together students, alumni, faculty and the community for two days to celebrate Emerson student films, showcase select alumni and faculty work, and learn from industry leaders.

  • Emerson College Participates in Presidential Climate Leadership

    (September 29, 2014) BOSTON, MA—Emerson College will participate in the 2014 American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership.

  • Emerson College Officially Launches Accelerator Program

    Emerson College today announced the three student teams selected for its Emerson Accelerator Program—officially marking the kick-off of the College’s newly formed extracurricular program for entrepreneurial students to launch businesses.

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    Bright Lights Series at Emerson College

    BOSTON, MA (September 2, 2014)—On Tuesday, September 9, Emerson College’s Visual and Media Arts Department kicks-off its Bright Lights Series—free film screenings open to the public.

  • Emerson College Establishes Bold New Program to Prevent and Respond to Sexual Assault

    (September 2, 2014) BOSTON, MA—Emerson College announced today the establishment of a bold, comprehensive new program to help prevent sexual assaults and to change how the College will handle complaints of sexual assault in the future.

  • National Film Preservation Grant Supports Three Emerson films

    (July 10, 2014) BOSTON, MA—Emerson College has preserved three films from 16mm to DVD with support from a $5,300 grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

  • Alumni Weekend 2014 Awards

    On Saturday, May 31, Emerson College will honor six distinguished alumni during the school’s Alumni Weekend festivities.


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