Graduate Student Organizations
The following are current Graduate Student Organizations that can receive funding from the Graduate Student Association. If you have an idea for a group based on a program or topic not covered on this list, please e-mail the GSA at GSAInfo@emerson.edu.
- President: Tim Douglas
- Vice President: Dora Gonzalez-Rodriguez
- Secretary: Danielle Kerins
- Treasurer: Jessica Ferron
- Advisor: Linda Gallant
CommGrads provides Communication Management graduate students with a base for social and professional interaction. The group encourages and promotes Communication Management graduate student activities, provides effective channels for expression concerning all aspects of department and college life, sponsors educational lectures featuring scholars and professionals in the Communication Management field, encourages and promotes professional development through the sponsorship of grants, and recognizes outstanding Emerson Communication Management graduate students.
Graduate Reading Series
- Lauren Johnson
- Beth Shirley
The Graduate Reading Series is organized by a group of Writing, Literature & Publishing graduate students. They feature MFA and MA students from the department reading from their most recent works.
Graduate Students for GMCA
- President: Summer Lambert
- Advisor: Thomas Vogel
The Graduate Students for GMCA (Global Marketing Communication and Advertising) organization plans a number of events for students throughout the year. Namely, the GSO organizes social activities and mixers, plans open discussions and forums with industry professionals, and coordinates professional development events for students in the GMCA program.
Graduate Students for Integrated Marketing Communication
- President: Haley Nagle
- Vice President: Jamie Kim
- PR/Communication: Bryan Ricard
- Events: Shilpa Jacob
- Treasurer: CT Nguyen
- Advisor: Cathy Waters
Graduate Students for Integrated Marketing Communication (GSIMC) exists to promote the idea of integrated marketing communication and its purpose in business environments through career-focused events and discussions. GSIMC also works to create a connection among the graduate student body. In the past, it has brought in guests from organizations such as the American Marketing Association, the Massachusetts Interactive Media Council, Collective Next, and Ms. Mannersmith. Events are planned multiple times throughout each semester, along with other networking/social events.
Graduate Students for Publishing
- President: Stephany Daniels
- Vice President: Whitney James
- Secretary: Amanda Tullos
- Treasurer: Rivkela Brodsky
Graduate Students for Publishing is an organization that was founded with the mission to create learning and networking opportunities in publishing. While the group has at its core students in the Publishing and Writing program, all students interested in publishing are encouraged to take part in the organization and its events.
International Graduate Student Organization
- President: Lujia Chen
- Vice President: Mayuka Hattori
- Secretary: Qi Zhang
- Treasurer: Radha Shah
- Advisor: Cathryn Cushner Edelstein
The International Graduate Student Organization (IGSO) is dedicated to enhancing the campus experience and serving specific needs of the international graduate students by providing a base for social interaction, networking opportunities such as festivals, food fests, workshops, and contacts. The IGSO also wants to bridge the gap between international and domestic students and promote conversation.
- Editor-in-Chief: Charlotte Seley
- Managing Editor: Jacob Seifert
Redivider is Emerson's graduate-student-run national literary magazine. A journal of new literature, Redivider publishes work by new and established writers in all genres including poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama, along with reviews, interviews, and occasional recipes. It is published twice yearly; new issues appear each winter and spring. Submissions are welcome year-round.
Theatre Education Graduate Association
- Executive Board: Emily Goodridge, Kelly Prestel, Brandon Price, Sarah Beth Weinberg
- Advisor: Robert Colby
The Theatre Education Graduate Association (TEGA) is dedicated to providing networking and professional development events for its graduate students, as well as building a strong theatre education graduate community. Annual events include a cabaret, guest speakers, theatre game swaps, workshops, a TEGA production, and an end-of-the-year celebration.