Family Weekend 2014

About the Committee

Family Weekend is a student-led committee that plans, organizes, staffs and promotes Emerson College Family Weekend. Students are selected to be a part of the committee because of their passion for Emerson, knowledge of campus and excellence in leadership.


Family Weekend 2014 Committee

Student Life - Jamie

Family Weekend Chair Jamie

Jamie, Class of 2015 – Family Weekend Chair

Jamie is a senior Live Event Production major from Syracuse, NY. As Family Weekend Chair she helps the weekend take shape and keep an open line of communication between team members. In addition to serving as Chair of the Family Weekend Committee, Jamie also serves as President of Emerson Mane Events, the programming board on campus where she helps committee members plan entertaining and educational events for our students. If she is not planning events, Jamie can usually be found in rehearsal stage-managing for one of Emerson’s five student theater organizations. Jamie has found her home in event planning and management at Emerson and is honored to be a part of your Family Weekend experience.   

Student Life - Caroline

Business Manager Caroline

Caroline, Class of 2015 – Business Manager

Caroline is a senior at Emerson College majoring in BA Acting. She just finished serving as a member of Core Staff, a group of eight students who work to plan the Undergraduate Orientation program. Caroline is involved on campus in a lot of ways. She is on the E-board of Zeta Phi Eta, a professional communications, co-ed fraternity on campus as well as being involved with Greek Council. When she is looking to relax, she loves to hang out with her acapella group, The Emerson Treble Makers, of which she is also president, as singing is another passion of hers. She also works at the Campus Center as an Operations Assistant helping people book spaces to use for meetings and other school events.

Student Life - Mariesa

Mariesa, Class of 2015 – Branding Director

Mariesa, Class of 2015 – Branding Director

Mariesa is a senior Media Management for Publications major from Agawam, MA. She's a social media guru and a bookworm extraordinaire. In addition to serving as the Branding Director for Family Weekend this year, she is President of Zeta Phi Eta, a national professional co-ed fraternity. You can also find her in the Admission Office as a student supervisor, or in the Piano Row Residence Hall working as a Resident Assistant. She is very excited to have all of the families on campus so they can have a taste of just how extraordinary everyday at Emerson can be. 

Student Life  - Michael

Michael - Welcome Center Coordinator

Michael, Class of 2016 – Welcome Center Coordinator

Michael is a junior Writing, Literature, and Publishing Major from Hillsborough, New Jersey. As well as being Welcome Center Coordinator, Michael holds leadership positions on campus as an Orientation Leader, a member of Emerson Mane Events, a Campus Center worker, and the Vice President of the entertainment magazine on campus. You can also find him regularly writing comic book reviews for the website Newsarama. His dream is to work in the comic book industry as an editor at DC Comics and prove once and for all that Wonder Woman is the #best.

Student Life - Kathryn

Welcome Center Assistant Kathryn

Kathryn, Class of 2015 – Welcome Center Assistant

Kathryn is a senior journalism major from Danville, VA. In addition to serving as the Welcome Center Assistant for Family Weekend, she is an Executive Board member of Emerson Mane Events, hosts her very own cooking segment on The Emerson Channel's College Kitchen, and writes for various on-campus publications. She hopes to take her communication and event planning skills to the non-profit sector after graduation.

Student Life - Josh

Family Weekenmd Showcase Coordinator Joshua

Joshua, Class of 2017 – Family Weekend Showcase Coordinator

Joshua Shelor is a sophomore BA Theatre Studies: Acting and Directing major from northern Virginia. In his down time, he is sleeping. Honestly, how many Emerson students do you know with down time? Along with serving as Family Weekend Showcase Coordinator this year, he is also serving as Vice President of his a cappella group, Achoired Taste, continuing his involvement in student theater in any capacity imaginable, and will continue the attempt to know every Emersonian by name. If you have any questions about anything Emerson, there is a good chance Josh knows the answer.

Student Life - Alicia

President's Breakfast Coordinator Alicia

Alicia, Class of 2016 – President’s Breakfast Coordinator

Alicia is a second-semester Junior Television Production Major. On campus, she is a proud Orientation Leader, two years running, as well as an active member of Emerson's A Cappella Community. When she isn't singing or planning a wonderful President's Breakfast for you all to enjoy, she is Programming Director at Emerson Independent Video, Professionalism Chair for Kappa Gamma Chi, a professional sorority, and an avid theater-goer at Emerson and the Boston area! She would like to thank The Academy for the opportunity to participate in Family Weekend! She hopes you enjoy your Everyday Emerson Experience!

Student Life - Hamad

Hamad, Class of 2017 – President’s Breakfast Assistant

Hamad, Class of 2017 – President’s Breakfast Assistant

Hamad is a sophomore Marketing Communication Major at Emerson College. He will be serving as an Orientation Leader (OL) for Fall 2014. Hamad is an international student from Abu Dhabi, who grew up in many different countries. He is on the Emerson Treble Makers E Board, and is also involved in Emerson Urban Dance Theatre and Emerson College Quidditch, A.S.I.A., and EAGLE. He is looking forward to working with strong and passionate minds during his sophomore year!

Student Life - Capri

Capri, Class of 2016 – Special Events Coordinator

Capri, Class of 2016 – Special Events Coordinator

Capri is junior double majoring in Marketing Communications and Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Madison, CT. At Emerson, she is a member of the Student Conduct Board, a peer mentor, and a very proud Orientation Leader! She is also super excited to be the special events coordinator for Family Weekend. When she does have an hour or two of free time, you can find Capri baking (and eating) a lot of cookies, writing poems, being a PR intern in Cambridge, dancing alone to Beyoncé, and on the pitch representing Emerson on our World Cup Quidditch team! Her dream career is to be the next Lorne Michaels. Her actual dream career is to be a pug breeder.

Family Weekend 2013 Presdent's Breakfast

See What Happens at Family Weekend

Immerse yourself in creativity at Family Weekend.

View photos from the 2012 and 2013 Family Weekends:
President's Society Reception »
Mini College Sessions »
Family Weekend Talent Showcase »
President's Breakfast »