Author: nancy_howell

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…

June New Faces

A warm welcome to June’s new hires: Bralyn Beathea, Residence Hall Director, Housing and Residence Life Susan Cassidy, Associate Director, Donor Relations & Events, Institutional Advancement Melinda Valente, Associate Director, Alumni Engagement, Emerson Los Angeles

Profile: Beth Joress

Beth Joress recently celebrated her 25th anniversary as an Emerson employee. Having worked in the Iwasaki Library during her entire tenure, she has held the roles of acquisitionist, coordinator of electronic services, coordinator of website development, coordinator of collection development,…

Announcements: Professional and Personal News

Shana Healy-Kern and Justin Sharifipour (Enrollment Technology), along with staff from DePaul University, presented at the annual Technolutions Slate Summit conference in Chicago on June 28 on “Maximizing the Status Portal for Admitted Applicants.” Approximately 2,500 Slate customers were in…

2018 Staff Appreciation Reception

The 2018 staff appreciation reception was held at the Dining Center’s Center Stage on June 21. Eighty-two staff received service awards. Congratulations to all of the recipients! 5 Years Craig Allen, Office of the Arts Robert Amelio, Social Justice Center…

May New Faces

A warm welcome to May’s new hires: Ademario Barreto, Trades Mechanic, Facilities Management Mary Curtis, Counselor, Student Accounts, Student Financial Services Ryan Flanagan, Director of Information Security, Information Technology Sofia Vargas, Senior Administrative Associate, MTP Operations Edward Wersocki, Technology Systems…

April New Faces

A warm welcome to April’s new hires: Shaina Aubourg, Strategic Sourcing Specialist, Procurement Alice Bottary, Assistant Director, Student Accounts, Student Financial Services Robert Butler, Associate VP of Finance, Administration and Finance Sofiya Cabalquinto, Associate VP of Communications, Institutional Advancement Daniel…

Profile: Walter Wickersham

There is a new face at 20 Park Plaza and his name is Walter Wickersham! He is the College’s new senior director of procurement and he started on January 8. Since that time, he has hit the ground running and…