Author: nancy_howell

Where Are They Now?: Emerson UnCommon Winners

Emerson UnCommon

In Fall 2014, the Emerson community came together to assist in strategic planning by playing Emerson UnCommon, an online game created by the Emerson Engagement Lab. Almost 1,000 Emersonians participated in the game by completing “missions” each week and sharing…

Announcements: Professional and Personal News

Representatives from the College and the ECPD’s union (ACOPS) came together on July 17 to sign a new four-year contract. Rosalie Gartner (Archives and Special Collections) co-presented on a panel at the Society of American Archivists annual meeting, which was…

July New Faces

A warm welcome to July’s new hires: Cory Bailey, Business and Circulation Manager, Ploughshares Aaron Bergeron, Manager, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Athletics Andrew Cassidy, Director of Program Outreach and Implementation, Office of the Dean of the School of Communication Emily…

Staff Enjoy Roles as Student Organization Advisors

Emerson has a robust student club and organization program. Clubs and organizations help enrich the student experience by complementing classroom learning, providing opportunities for personal and professional networking and connections, and adding to the vibrant life of Emerson’s community. Each…

History of the Little Building

Little Building, Boston

  The Little Building was constructed at 80 Boylston Street, originally the site of the Pelham Hotel, between 1915 and 1917. It was named after prominent financier and businessman John Mason Little and was designed by celebrated Boston architect Clarence…

Staff Appreciation and Recognition Program Launches

The Appreciation and Recognition Committee has announced the launch of the Staff Appreciation and Recognition Program. The committee solicited input from nearly 200 staff members as the program was created to ensure staff voices would be included and suggestions considered.…

Exercise and Nutrition Wellness Programs Offered

Emerson College offers several ongoing programs to staff and faculty focusing on exercise and nutrition. EmersonWalks is a fun opportunity to join your colleagues for a 45-minute walk on Thursdays during the spring, summer, and fall. The alternating routes include…

Profile: Jackie Layton

In June 2015, Jackie Layton was sitting at his home in Mattapan, Massachusetts, collecting a disability check and bored out of his mind. His wife, Daphne, knew he needed to find a challenge outside the home, so she suggested he…

June New Faces

A warm welcome to June’s new hires: Tristan Davis, Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Volleyball, Athletics Adam Engel, Instructional Technologist, Instructional Technology Group William Jennings, Secondary Assistant Coach, Men’s Lacrosse, Athletics Sanjay Pothen, Emerson Launch Director, Communication Studies Rodolfo Ribas,…

Use Your Summer Friday to Go to a Museum

The summertime is a great time to get out and see more of Boston. “Free Fun Fridays” is a program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. Every Friday from June 23 through August 25, museums and attractions all over Boston and Massachusetts…

Announcements: Professional and Personal News

The Emerson Lions roared on the Charles in the Boston Dragon Boat Festival on June 11. For a small team, the participants achieved great results, racing their best times ever and clocking their first time under three minutes in eight years…

2017 Staff Appreciation Reception

Staff celebrated each other at the annual staff appreciation reception at the Ritz-Carlton on June 20. Maggie Melanson (President’s Office) received the Staff Inclusive Excellence Award from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Fifty-six staff received service recognition awards. Congratulations…

May New Faces

  A warm welcome to May’s new hires: Richard Carchedi, Senior Assistant Director, Recruitment, Graduate Admission Priscilla Cheung, Staff Psychologist/Social Worker, ECAPS Stephen Correia, Police Officer, Police Department Oscar Erazo, Advancement Services Assistant, Institutional Advancement Derek Palmer, Photographer, Marketing Jessica…

Give to the Staff and Faculty Campaign Before Year-End

As Emerson staff and faculty, you invest your time and talent in the College and our students every day. When you extend your resources to include philanthropy, you make our local institution a nationally recognized epicenter for America’s next generation…

Walking Tour of Mt. Auburn Cemetery on Friday

There is still room on the guided walking tour of Mt. Auburn Cemetery on Friday, June 30, which Emerson Walks is hosting. The cemetery is known for the beauty of its natural surroundings, so this tour will be a great…

Profile: Janet Nadeau

Janet Nadeau is the senior administrative associate in the Department of Marketing Communication. Prior to starting this position a year ago, she was the administrative assistant in the Communication Studies Department for two years. One of her main responsibilities is…

May 23 Staff Forum Recap

It was a full house at the staff forum in the Bordy Theater on May 23. President Pelton opened the forum by inviting new staff to introduce themselves, and then he turned it over to Art Mombourquette, who gave an…

Community Invited to March in Pride Parade

Emerson College is participating in the Boston Pride Parade for the third year in a row. After a great showing the past two years with about 50 participants each year, eQual—the LGBTQ employee resource group—has secured a spot in this…

Staff and Faculty Invited to Attend Alumni Weekend Events 

Alumni Weekend is Emerson’s time to celebrate, reconnect, and reunite with former students, faculty, staff, and friends who make the Emerson experience so powerful. On behalf of the College, staff and faculty are invited to participate in all aspects of…

April New Faces

A warm welcome to April’s new hires: Peter de Andrade, Assistant Vice President, HR Operations, Human Resources Melissa Newton, Senior Administrative Assistant, Education Abroad and Domestic Programs