Author: nancy_howell

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…

May 23 Staff Forum Recap

The May 23 staff forum in the Bordy Theater started off with an invitation from President Pelton for new staff to introduce themselves. Then Art Mombourquette (Facilities Management) gave an update on College construction projects. He said that upcoming Little…

Announcements: Professional and Personal News

Jaqi Holland (Lacerte Family WARC) attended the Colorado Wyoming Writing Tutors Conference April 13–14 in Denver, Colorado. And in personal news: Congratulations to the following staff who graduated from Emerson graduate programs on May 13: Colleen Casey (Marketing), Katie Gallagher…

March 2018 Award of Excellence Winner

Emerson staff member Amanda Turnley receives Emerson Award of Excellence

Amanda Turnley (Student Affairs) is March’s Award of Excellence winner. She is the director of student care and support in Campus Life. She started at Emerson in 2010 as the housing operations coordinator in the Office of Housing and Residence…

The Legacy of Samuel Robbins

Samuel Robbins teaches Emerson College students about speech disorders

Samuel Dowse Robbins was born on December 28, 1887, and grew up in Belmont, Massachusetts. As a young child, he developed a significant stutter, which resulted in a great deal of ridicule from his classmates throughout his childhood years. After…

March New Faces

A warm welcome to March’s new hires: Diane Do Canto, Police Officer, Police Department John Dunn, Admission Counselor, Undergraduate Admission Maura Golding, Workday HCM Project Lead, Human Resources Cymone Johnson, Desktop Support Specialist, Information Technology Doudelyne Paul, HR Service Center…

Profile: Jamie Siebenaler

Jamie Siebenaler started her Emerson journey as a student in 2007, and, 11 years later, she is the box office manager in the Office of the Arts. She and her 3 full-time staff and 22 part-time staff are responsible for…

Announcements: Professional and Personal News

Mikhail Gershovich, Liselda Fabian, and Liam Gillen (ELA) attended the California Internship and Work Experience Association’s Spring 2018 Conference April 3–5 at the Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles. Emerson participation was in full force at this year’s Nercomp Annual Conference in…

February 2018 Award of Excellence Winner

Frankie Frain (IT) is February’s Award of Excellence winner. He is currently the director of IT infrastructure. His first job at Emerson was as an IT Help Desk work study student in 2004. After receiving a BA in Visual and…