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Emerson alum awards students for performance in speech contest

November 13, 2013
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Emerson alum awards students for performance in speech contest

    On October 30th, speech students competed in the Annual Joyce Persuasive Speaking Contest. The outstanding orators received a cash prize from Philip Joyce, Emerson alum. Congratulations to all those who participated!

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Emerson Forensics has success at St. Anselm tournament

November 4, 2013
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Emerson Forensics has success at St. Anselm tournament

Congratulations to Emerson Forensics for their success at the St. Anselm tournament on Saturday! The team took 2nd place overall! Here are the complete results: 1st-Dan Blomquist- ADS 1st-John Depa-Prose 1st-Daniel Dranoff-DI 2nd-John Depa-Novice Debate 2nd-Daniel Dranoff-Impromptu 2nd-Liz Ruddy-Poetry 2nd-Sam Durand-Prose 3rd-Cornilia Tzana-Prose 3rd-Kirsten Lyons-Persuasion 4th-Rosa…

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Do NSA operations violate our privacy or protect us from harm?

October 7, 2013
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Do NSA operations violate our privacy or protect us from harm?

Our very own Scholar-in-Residence Spencer Kimball will moderate a panel discussion to answer this question and more. The conversation will address issues regarding U.S. Intelligence practices and the reformation of certain spying practices. The panel will include: - James Bamford, expert on NSA operations, author…

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The Emerson/Bird Street Civic Engagement Project connects students

September 27, 2013
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The Emerson/Bird Street Civic Engagement Project connects students

From the Berkeley Beacon – Gregory Payne and Spencer Kimball, professors in Emerson’s communication department, launched the project last spring as a result of President M. Lee Pelton’s civic engagement…

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A big congratulations to one of our own!

September 27, 2013
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Dr. Richard West's co-edited anthology was selected as the Outstanding Book for the Family Communication Division of the NCA

Dr. Richard West

Rich West, Professor, learned that his co-edited anthology (“Sourcebook of Family Communication”/Sage Publications) was selected as the Outstanding Book for the Family Communication Division.  The Division, one of the largest units in the National Communication Association (NCA), selects a book each year that represents “exemplary scholarship” as it relates to the family and all of its various issues, themes, and challenges.  The award will be presented at NCA”s annual convention in Washington D.C. in November.  The book is co-edited with Lynn Turner (Marquette University), who, like West, is a past President of NCA. Congratulations, Rich!

Here’s to many years!

September 25, 2013
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Here’s to many years!

Congratulations to our very own Ted Hollingworth and Greg Payne! The two were honored for their years of service to Emerson College at a ceremony earlier this month in the…

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