Author: maureen_hurley

Fast and Furious: Finals

By Mandy Seiner, ’18 Perhaps the most chaotic part of the fall semester is the period of time between Thanksgiving and winter break. Students tend to return to campus with a great deal on their plates, not having considered how…

Home for the Holiday!

By Mandy Seiner, ’18 For most students who do not reside in Boston year-round, Thanksgiving is the first time they will return home after leaving for the school year. For first year students and their families especially this can be…

How To: Work Off-Campus

By: Mandy Seiner, Class of 2018 Many students find it crucial to work an internship or job during the school year and/or over the summer, as they find that it can be a source of income and give them a…

A Good Time Was Had by All

1630 family members descended upon the main Emerson campus a week ago for the annual Family Weekend event.  Here are some more figures: 379 families of first-year students attended 28 families of Comedic Arts students attended 11 families were unsure…

Welcome to the New Year!

Greetings from the Director Dear Parents and Families, I’m delighted to welcome you back to another year at Emerson.  September has always felt to me to be a “New Year” so much more so than January.  It evokes for those…

Off-Campus Living

There are plenty of resources provided for transfer, off-campus, and commuting students to build themselves a community both at Emerson and in Boston. Living off campus doesn’t necessarily mean anything different for your student in terms of being at Emerson.…

How To: Talk Like An Emersonian

As with any niche community, at Emerson there’s a good bit of slang and sayings that come with the territory. The school’s community is a big fan of nicknames and abbreviations— things that can make new students and families feel…