Tag: community

Globetrekking with an Alum…

Chance Dorland (undergrad class of 09), who had an IDIP major in Talk Radio that included Communication Studies courses, updated us on what he’s been up to: “I finish my Peace Corps service in Colombia this year. After graduating in 2009,…

The Social Media Election: hope or hype?

  When President Barack Obama raised roughly half of his nearly $780 million in campaign funds over the internet 4 years ago, the 2008 election was dubbed by some as the “Social Media Election” [1].  However, political consultants, media gurus,…

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…

Don’t Misunderstand Me…

    Excuse Me, Can You Repeat That? How to Communicate in the U.S. as an International Student by Scholar-in-Residence Cathryn Cushner Edelstein is due to be published Fall 2012 by Five Star Publications, Inc. This book explores the most…

New iGrad Transition Leadership Program

      During the month of August, the iGrad (international graduate) Transition Leaders will contact all incoming international graduate students before they leave their native countries to come to Emerson College. Directed by Scholar-in-Residence Cathryn Edelstein from the Communication…

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…

Advocacy and the Community

This past year, Cathryn Edelstein, Scholar-in-Residence in the Communication Studies Department, worked with students enrolled in two sections of Argument and Advocacy taught by Professors Michael Weiler and Kathi-Anne Reinstein, on projects involving nonprofits. The students worked with staff and…