School of Communication
U.S. Ambassador-at-Large, International Religious Freedom, Former Emerson TrusteeStay focused and never lose your dream. Dreams don't have an expiration date.
Elspeth Cypher '80
Associate Justice, Massachusetts Appeals CourtParticipate in extracurricular activities, especially debate and forensics. They're instrumental in training you to think and speak, as well as preparing you academically for graduate school.
British Consulate General in Boston; Deputy Head of Politics, Press, and Public Affairs"It is essential in this job to know who’s who, and many of those people are Emersonians! We could have a coffee table book of impressive alumni."
Lisa Gregorian '83, MA '86
Chief Marketing Officer, Warner Bros. Television GroupThere's a lot of us in the business. You can't escape Emersonians.
Jonathan Hatch MS '15
Clinical Fellow, Children's Speech & Feeding Therapy, Inc.The importance of community to the Emerson CSD faculty was evident in the special clinical groups offered at the Robbins Speech, Language and Hearing Center.
Stephanie Hubbell MS '14
Speech-language pathologist, Neighborhood Charter SchoolIt was important to me to jump into a fast-paced program that combined rigorous academics with hands-on experience from the onset.
Melissa Ly BS'11, MS '13
Speech-Language Pathologist, Pediatric Therapy NetworkMy clinical placements during grad school were amazing, as each one taught me a different skill set and has shaped who I am as a clinician today.
Veronica Montoya MS '13
Bilingual school-based SLP and preschool assessor, Los Angeles Unified School DistrictIt's rewarding knowing that you're making a tangible, positive impact on the lives of many people since communication is a fundamental human right.
Director of Digital Strategy for Moyers & CompanyAt Emerson, there are so many opportunities to produce; there's little excuse for sitting in your dorm room thinking, "Someday I'd like to..." Also, consider forensics - the training is invaluable. And eat breakfast regularly.
Raj Sharma '83
Managing Director of Investments/private wealth advisor, Merrill LynchBe a continuous learning machine. The best thing you can do is add to your knowledge in several dimensions.