Author: nancy_howell

Stress Management Workshop Next Week

Human Resources is offering a workshop on everyday stress management for staff and faculty on Tuesday, November 17, 12:00– 1:00 pm. This workshop will provide guidance on learning to manage stress effectively for maintaining health and well-being. Participants will learn…

Staff Make Emerson’s First Fresh Check Day a Success

On October 21, more than 100 students attended Emerson’s first Fresh Check Day, an interactive wellness fair. A program of the Jordan Porco Foundation, the fair brings the campus community together to “check-in” on the mental health and wellness of…

Profile: Donna Ott

Donna Ott has seen the Robbins Speech, Language, and Hearing Center grow exponentially over the 20 years that she has been an administrative assistant. When she started at the center, it was located in the basement of 168 Beacon Street.…

New Sustainability Coordinator Hired

The College has welcomed a new sustainability coordinator, Amy Elvidge. She transitioned here from Project Bread, where she did outreach for SNAP enrollment in the Boston community. Elvidge has been involved in sustainability since college. Originally from the San Francisco Bay…

Emerson’s First Graduating Class

How big was Emerson’s first graduating class and in what year did its members graduate? Although a straightforward question, there is no straightforward answer. What we now believe “graduation” to mean is not the same as it was in Charles…

Migrating Files to Box.com

Emerson IT has been meeting with departments across campus to introduce Box, a cloud storage provider, soon to be the only College-approved storage for restricted and confidential College data. Whether or not you’ve attended a training session, IT is encouraging all staff members to continue moving…

Bringing Emerson’s History to Life

ECHO Timeline Launches  Did you know that Emerson College was founded by Charles W. Emerson, a Unitarian minister from Vermont in 1880? Or that Athletics began at Emerson with the Recreation Club’s coordination of Intramural Volleyball in 1931? Or that WERS began…

Profile: Mike Faia

The College’s campus has gone through many physical changes during recent years, and Construction Management Director Mike Faia has been part of the team that has overseen all of the large construction and renovation projects. When he started at Emerson…

Staff Forum Recap

The first staff forum of the new academic year was held on October 1. President Pelton opened the forum by inviting new staff to introduce themselves. He then provided highlights of the past year, reporting that the College ended the…

Introducing: Ask the Archivist

“Ask the Archivist” is a new column on the blog. Christina Zamon (Iwasaki Library) will answer your questions about the Archives and its collections. Send your questions to people@emerson.edu. What can I see in the Archives? I often have requests from…

Emerson in the Community

Seven staff members volunteered with the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy on September 23. It was a perfect day to beautify Chinatown Park. Mandy Darnell (Development and Alumni Relations) joined Communications and Marketing staffers Nikki Leete Barrell, Chuck Dunham, Nancy…

September New Faces

A warm welcome to September’s new hires: Yoel Cassell, Student Engagement Manager, ArtsEmerson Julie Choi, Assistant Director, Summer Programs, Professional Studies Joshua DeClemente, Network and Systems Developer, Information Technology Andrew Donahue, Assistant Director, Student Life Peter Khalil, Police Officer, ECPD…

Ergonomics for Everyone Workshop

Human Resources is offering an Ergonomics for Everyone Workshop for staff and faculty on Friday, October 2, 12:00–1:00 pm, in the Human Resources Training Room (Transportation Building, 8 Park Plaza, 2nd Floor). This session teaches participants how to reduce strain…

Congratulations

Will Rogan (IT) and Silvia Nastasio were married on August 20, in Ispica (Sicily), Italy.

Profile: Alayne Fiore

Alayne Fiore is a member of the exclusive Emerson “quadfecta” club: She is or has been an Emerson undergrad student, Emerson grad student, Emerson staff member, and Emerson faculty member. Her current staff role is operations manager and special assistant…

Upcoming Wellness Programs

Human Resources is kicking off the new academic year with several wellness programs. All staff, faculty, and temporary employees are welcome to attend these events. Registration for the events is required. To register, or for any questions related to our…

August New Faces

A warm welcome to August’s new hires: Samuel Cervantes, Athletic Trainer, Athletics Brenna Donovan, Temp Clinical Coordinator, ECAPS Jeffrey Farland, Counselor, Student Financial Services Zachary Fayssoux, Assistant Production Manager, Office of the Arts Jonathan Pearsall, Controller, Financial Affairs Michael Rodriguez,…

Congratulations

Dan O’Brien (Communications and Marketing) and Dina Dvinov were married on August 1 in Milton, Massachusetts. They traveled to Italy and Greece for their honeymoon.  

Second Annual Bring Your Loved Ones to Emerson Day

Sixteen staff members brought more than twenty-five guests to Emerson on August 14 for the annual Bring Your Loved Ones to Emerson Day. Hosted by EmCares, the Emerson Resource Group for staff and faculty parents and caregivers, this year’s event…