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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…

January 2018 Award of Excellence Winner

Tom O’Brien (Facilities) is the January winner of the Excellence Award. He has worked at Emerson for 15 years, spending his days fixing things all over campus—especially the College’s theaters. He said of the award, “My fellow workers have done…

February New Faces

A warm welcome to February’s new hires: Emi Bague, Administrative Assistant, Career Services Emily Belanger, Instruction Librarian, Iwasaki Library Jennifer Fotiades, HR Business Partner, HR Leigh Gaspar, AVP for Alumni Engagement, Alumni Relations Caitlin Holzhauser, Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach, Athletics…

March 21 Staff Forum Recap

Staff gathered in the Bill Bordy Theater for the first staff forum of the spring semester on March 21. President Pelton started the forum by inviting new staff to introduce themselves. He then gave an update on admission numbers. He…

Take the Rideshare Survey!

When: Launched March 19, 2018 Where: emerson.edu/rideshare Who: Full-time staff Contact: Mary Higgins at  mary_higgins@emerson.edu Take the Rideshare Transportation Survey and be eligible to win great prizes! $200 Amazon Gift Card $100 Amazon Gift Card $100 Wilbur Theater Gift Certificate…

Announcements: Professional and Personal News

Staff are invited to the first ever meeting of the Emerson staff YA book club on Thursday, March 22, 3:00–4:00 pm in the Iwasaki Library’s CoLab. The club will be discussing the book Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. There will…

Who Was Charles Wesley Emerson?

Contrary to popular belief, Emerson College was not founded by Ralph Waldo Emerson, the prominent American essayist. It was founded by another Emerson, Charles Wesley, who was a writer and part of the 19th-century Boston intellectual elite in his own…

Profile: Tim Douglas

Tim Douglas is a member of the Emerson “quadfecta” club: not only is he a staff member, but he is also a faculty member and has undergrad and grad degrees from Emerson. He is an assistant director in the Academic…

December 2017 Award of Excellence Winners

The winners of the December 2017 Award of Excellence are Jim Delaney (VMA) and Jonathan Satriale (School of Communication). Jim Delaney has worked in the VMA Department since 2011. He started as the administrative assistant to the chair and then…

January New Faces

A warm welcome to January’s new hires: Lauren Berry, Part-Time Clinical Instructor, Communication Sciences and Disorders Elizabeth Ching-Bush, Assistant Dean, Campus Life, OHRL Ianka De La Rosa, Senior Designer, Marketing Christine Del Favero, Associate Director, Alumni Relations Ana Fraden, Assistant…

Participate in RecycleMania!

The College is participating in RecycleMania, a national recycling competition for colleges and universities, for the seventh year in a row. Staff are invited to participate in a number of events, including: Office Competition During the week of March 12,…

Changes to eCommon

IT is migrating eCommon to the main Emerson website later this month (tentatively Friday, February 23). The new site will still be accessible at ecommon.emerson.edu. All links/resources currently on eCommon will be moved to the new site. Users will authenticate…

Profile: Patty Challan

Patty Challan has been a member of the Emerson Counseling and Psychological Services (ECAPS) team since 2003, when she was hired as a part-time staff psychologist. She has held a leadership role since 2005 and is currently the Center’s associate…

December New Faces

A warm welcome to December’s new hires: Jennifer Boyden, Interim Assistant Manager, Fitness Center Rebecca Glucklich, Assistant Director, Alumni Relations Daniela Puorto, Learning Assessment Assistant, Iwasaki Library Angela Siew, Senior Administrative Associate, Writing, Literature and Publishing