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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

Announcements: Professional and Personal News

Laura Daroca, Rob Eckard, Oscar Ormachea, and Daryl Paranada (Emerson Los Angeles) attended the 2017 Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Entertainment Industry conference on November 30. Trustee Vin Di Bona ’66 emceed the event. And in personal news……

November New Faces

A warm welcome to November’s new hires: Jasmine Kim, Administrative Assistant, School of the Arts Sheena Loiacono, Program Coordinator, International Student Affairs Monica Marcotrigiano, Associate Director, Student Accounts, Student Financial Services Kristin McKenney, Interim Athletic Trainer, Athletics Sarah Mullen, Part-Time…

November 2017 Award of Excellence Winner

November’s Award of Excellence winner is David Suvak (Athletics). He started at Emerson in 2007 as a volunteer assistant coach on the men’s soccer team with Jared Scarpaci. After coaching with Scarpaci for three years, he was offered the head women’s…

Early History of Emerson Athletics: Part 2

an image of the Emerson College men's basketball team in 1947–1948

Continued from Part 1 In the late 1940s, the Recreation Club was disbanded and the Athletic Association was founded. This new student organization focused on providing sports activities for male students. In 1947, the group founded a men’s basketball team…

October New Faces

A warm welcome to October’s new hires: Paul Athens, HR Business Partner, Human Resources  Monica Chu, Administrative Associate, Marketing  Gianna Constantine, Enrollment Data Analyst, Enrollment Services Tara Gallagher, Staff Accountant/Cashier, Financial Affairs Emily Paramore, Program Coordinator, Writing, Literature and Publishing…

November 8 Staff Forum Recap

The fall staff forum on November 8 in the Bordy Theater started off with introductions of new staff members. Next, Amy Elvidge (Facilities) and Erica Salling (Engagement Lab) led the audience in an interactive exercise to showcase an app that…

October 2017 Award of Excellence Winners

The ECPD team on duty when a shooting occurred in Boston Common on September 12 is the winner of October’s Award of Excellence. Stephen Correia has been a police officer at Emerson for six months. He said of the award, “Winning…

Profile: Matt Phelan

Over his 30-year career at Emerson, Matt Phelan has helped thousands of students graduate from Emerson, after advocating years ago for the development of a center to provide a range of support for students to enhance their educational experience. Phelan…

Announcements: Professional and Personal News

The Office of Student Success is hosting a donation drive to help those affected by the recent hurricanes in the U.S. Virgin Islands. See information about what is needed and where you can find donation boxes on the EmConnect event…

Early History of Emerson Athletics: Part 1

Emerson College has a long history of promoting athleticism and healthy living to its students. Charles Wesley Emerson’s philosophy included the belief that physical culture is integral to proper education and communication. According to Emerson, “the development and refinement of…