Author: nancy_howell

November New Faces

A warm welcome to November’s new hires: Genevieve Alelis, Assistant Director, Institutional Research Muzhgan Bekdas, Assistant Director, Graduate Admission Alixandra Bigley, Assistant General Manager, Performing Arts David Ertischek, Writer and Content Producer, Communications Michael Gilboy, Trades Mechanic, Facilities Management Adam…

Profile: Rob Eckard

Rob Eckard is the associate director of community relations and special events at Emerson Los Angeles (ELA). He oversees all of the processes related to event management at ELA—for both internal and sponsored events. He leads the strategic planning of…

Summer 2018 Award of Excellence Winners

Allie Boudreau (Iwasaki Library) is one of the summer’s Award of Excellence winners. She has been the interlibrary loan and document delivery supervisor at the Iwasaki Library for a little more than two years. She graduated from Emerson in December…

Announcements: Staff News and Holiday Drives

Shaina Aubourg (Procurement Services) received an MBA from Northeastern University in September. And in personal news: Richelle Devereaux-Murray (Performing Arts) and her husband, Charles, welcomed Violet Elizabeth Sue McGonigal on December 1. Holiday Drive Announcements New kids’ pajamas and books…

April and May 2018 Award of Excellence Winners

The April Award of Excellence winners are Shen de Leon (OHRL) and Ron Smithers (Athletics). De Leon is a residence director in Piano Row. He was also an Emersion facilitator for the Office of Student Success and is currently serving as…

October New Faces

A warm welcome to October’s new hires: Tarlisha Casimir-Morris, Police Officer, Police Department Sharon Chakoian, Associate Director, Financial Aid, Student Financial Services Diane Do Canto, Police Dispatcher, Police Department Logan Gillis, Assistant Baseball Coach, Athletics Samantha Ivery, Director, Diversity and…

November 13 Staff Forum Recap

President Pelton kicked off the November 13 staff forum in the Bordy Theater with an invitation for new staff to introduce themselves. He then turned the podium over to Jordan Mackenzie (HR), who led attendees in a game of Workday…

Musicians Among Us: Part 2

It’s common knowledge that Emerson attracts not only creative students and faculty, but staff as well. Learn more about just a few of our musically talented colleagues: Bruno Caruso (Media Technologies and Production) plays piano/keyboard, bass, guitar, and also sings.…

Profile: Anne Cahill

Anne Cahill has been the director of finance and grants for the Engagement Lab and Emerson LAUNCH for two years. The Engagement Lab is an applied research lab that works directly with partner communities to innovate civic engagement processes, augment…

Was the Charlesgate Haunted?

Doors slamming, screams in the night, and levitating objects. Between 1981 and 1995, when Emerson College used the former Charlesgate Hotel as a dormitory, the supposed haunting of the building was so well known that the Berkeley Beacon and the…

September New Faces

A warm welcome to September’s new hires: Jessica Angerman, Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach, Athletics Cori Bodley, Assistant Director of Admission, Multicultural Recruitment Coordinator Delia Buhl, Acquisitions Manager, Iwasaki Library Jillian Gearin, Assistant Softball Coach, Athletics Victor Lopez III, Manager, Journalism…

Musicians Among Us: Part 1

It’s common knowledge that Emerson attracts not only creative students and faculty, but staff as well. Learn more about just a few of our musically talented colleagues: Jason Beals (Marketing) plays the mandolin family (mandolin, mandola, mandocello, and mandobass) in…

Announcements: Professional and Personal News

Shari Stier, Peter De Andrade, and Jordan Mackenzie (HR) completed a Prosci Change Management Certification Training in Colorado Springs in August. They are now certified change practitioners and will be using their training tools to further develop the Organization, Communication,…

August New Faces

A warm welcome to August’s new hires: David Beall, Special Assistant to the Controller, Controller Ashley Belmer, Digital Marketing Manager, Marketing Kristen Cahill, Advanced Practice Clinician, Center for Health and Wellness Amisha Choksey, Project Management Associate, Workday Norma De La…

Profile: Richelle Devereaux-Murray

Richelle Devereaux-Murray is one of four full-time staff members who work in the Department of Performing Arts’ costume shop. As costume shop supervisor, she is responsible for the physical output of the costume shop. Every academic year, the department produces nine…

July New Faces

A warm welcome to July’s new hires: Kathryn Annunziata, Head Athletic Trainer, Athletics Noelle Boran, Assistant Athletic Trainer, Athletics Jessie Koffman, Head Coach, Women’s Lacrosse, Athletics Jessica Miranda, Police Dispatcher, Police Department

Announcements: Professional and Personal News

Congratulations to the following Academic Affairs staff who received divisional STARs (Service That Academic Affairs Recognizes) awards for 2017–2018: Bridge Builder: Anna Feder (VMA) and Donna Ott (CSD) Unsung Hero: Jaqi Holland (WARC) and Tori Weston (Professional Studies) Extra Mile:…

The Birth and Beginning of WERS

Students being instructed while broadcasting at WEEI.

Radio was brought to Emerson College in the spring of 1932 when Arthur Edes, known at the time for his NBC broadcasts of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, introduced the inaugural course “Radio Address” in the speech department. The focus of…