Author: nancy_howell

January New Faces

A warm welcome to January’s new hires: Akil Anderson, Media Services and Event Director, Emerson Los Angeles Melanie Bernier, Executive Director, ProArts Consortium Allison Boudreau, Inter-Library Loan Supervisor, Iwasaki Library Erin Clossey, Assistant Director of News and Information, Communications and…

Submit Your Spirit of Emerson Award Nominations

Would you like to recognize an Emerson community member who exemplifies the “Spirit of Emerson”? The deadline for nominations for this year’s Spirit of Emerson Award is February 12! Find the online nomination form here.    

Campus-Wide K-Cup Recycling Program Launches

Fact: In 2014, enough K-Cups were sold that if placed end to end, they could circle the globe 10.5 times. Currently, almost all of them end up in landfills.   Keurig has launched a recycling program in New England that…

December New Faces

A warm welcome to December’s new hires: Stephen Bohrer, Network/Security Administrator, Information Technology Kerry Brookes, Evening Operation Manager, EDC, TRF Operations Robert Call, Police Officer, Police Department Megan Downing, Credential Processing Coordinator, Undergraduate Admission Keving Fleming, Director, Alumni Relations Mark…

Holiday Giving by the Numbers

A special thanks to everyone who donated to any of our campus holiday drives. The donation totals are amazing! Office of Government and Community Relations and Elma Lewis Center: 500+ hats, gloves, and coats were donated to Cradles to Crayons. Max…

Staff and Students Volunteer for Emerson Action Day

On Veterans Day, the Office of Off-Campus Student Services hosted its annual Emerson Action Day, a day devoted to community service throughout Boston. This year, 35 students and staff members completed more than 100 hours of community service at the…

Profile: Tim Blank

In short, Tim Blank is “the bill man” for Emerson’s 4,000+ students. His main role as assistant director of student accounts is to handle the College’s student billing process. Bills, which are created and managed in Banner and TouchNet, are…

Holiday Drives on Campus

A number of departments are sponsoring holiday drives on campus this season. Thanks in advance for your participation! Cradles to Crayons Drive Until December 8 The Office of Government and Community Relations and the Elma Lewis Center are sponsoring a…

November New Faces

A warm welcome to November’s new hires: Marcia Blanchard, Senior Compliance Manager, HR Paul Fleming, Senior Manager of Development Operations, ArtsEmerson Dana Kingman, Admission Counselor, Undergraduate Admission Tyler Reeves, Employment Manager, HR Pamela Ring, Title IX Investigator, Diversity and Inclusion…

Staff Forum Recap

The final staff forum of the fall semester was held in the Bordy Theater and Auditorium on November 12. President Pelton invited new staff to introduce themselves before updating the attendees on the recent groundbreaking for 2 Boylston Place. He…

October New Faces

A warm welcome to October’s new hires: Amy Bocko, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Iwasaki Library John Borecki, Seasonal Technical Supervisor, Office of the Arts Amy Elvidge, Campus Sustainability Coordinator, Facilities Management Julie Gelfond, Procurement Services Administrator, Procurement Michael Lynch, Director, Undergraduate…

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…