Author: nancy_howell

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

Announcements: Professional and Personal News

Student Financial Services staff Carol Smolinsky, Kathleen Shine, and Chris Daly gave a presentation at the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Student Financial Services Conference in Las Vegas on March 20. The presentation, titled “Many Hands:…

Join the Emerson Dragon Boat Team

Looking for an opportunity to spend time with other Emerson staff and faculty? Interested in sunset paddling on the Charles? Join the Emerson College Lions Dragon Boat Team! This will be the eighth year that Emerson has participated in the annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival, which is the…

Staff Member’s Daughter Featured in the Globe

Mae Koslow-Vogel, the daughter of Maura Vogel (Graduate Admission) and her wife, Courtney Koslow, was the subject of a recent feature article in the Globe. Mae was born 14 months ago with a very rare genetic form of childhood interstitial…

Wellness Programs for Meditation and Resilience

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This year, Emerson Human Resources introduced two new wellness programs for staff and faculty. Journey Meditation is a weekly guided meditation program to help you reduce stress; improve productivity; and live a happier, healthier life. On Tuesdays at noon, Journey…

Profile: Ellen Duffer

Ellen Duffer

Ellen Duffer is one of the many Emerson undergrads who have seamlessly transitioned to employment at Emerson after graduation. As managing editor of Ploughshares, she oversees the marketing and production of the journal’s four annual print publications as well as…

Volunteers Needed for Cirque de De-stress

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The Iwasaki Library is looking for volunteers for its Cirque de De-stress event on April 21. Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles, including survey supervisor, greeter, and puppy room patrol. Interested volunteers should register at https://goo.gl/forms/pXsRJBwtURpcHasx2. After filling…