Category: Education

Striking Gold

      “There is potential greatness in this room,” said political consultant Michael Goldman to a classroom full of diverse Emerson students on the evening of October 1st.  Goldman, president of Goldman Associates, has been advising both political and…

Vital Voices @ Emerson

  This past Monday, Sept. 17th Walt Littlefield Award recipient, Alyse Nelson, paid her alma mater a visit. Emerson was excited to welcome her back as she promoted her new book, Vital Voices: The Power of Women Leading Change Around…

Media and Health Literacy Project launched!

eLEEP student mentors and professor

  Emerson professors and students launch media and health literacy project with Boston Public Health Commission Emerson professors and students are gearing up for the launch of Emerson’s newest community collaboration, the Emerson Literacy Education & Empowerment Project (eLEEP). Co-Directors…

Student Spotlight: Visit to SOWA

As a visual designer, it was a fantastic experience visiting SOWA’s Open Studios at 450 Harrison Avenue in the South End, with Prof. Cathryn Edelstein and my classmates from Emerson College. SOWA is an artist guild housed in an old…

Transforming the Classroom

Last month, there was an article in the New York Times about a place called the Waldorf School of the Peninsula. This school is unique in that the “teaching philosophy [is] focused on physical activity and learning through creative, hands-on…