Author: nancy_howell

HR Compliance Update: Reporting Concerns

Emerson College has a number of policies and procedures for handling concerns and complaints from members of our College community. The College encourages its community members to attempt to resolve matters through established channels whenever possible. As a secondary reporting mechanism, or…

March New Faces

A warm welcome to March’s new hires: David Fahey, Advancement Services Associate, Institutional Advancement Peter Kim, Advancement Services Associate, Institutional Advancement Louis Kreienkamp, Associate Lighting Supervisor, Office of the Arts Julien Marques, Associate Director, Business Development and Graduate Professional Programs,…

Explore Workshop on April 29

Human Resources is offering the Explore Workshop on Saturday, April 29, 9:00 am–12:30 pm in the Charles Beard Room. The Explore Workshop is designed to assist employees with transitioning through opportunities or challenges associated with life’s differing stages and the…

Annual IT Cyber Security Awareness Training

Information Technology’s annual Cyber Security Awareness training has returned for 2017! This training helps us all do our part to protect the College from data breaches and also keeps us in compliance with Massachusetts laws and College policy. After hearing…

Five Questions with Bill Gilligan and Jim Hoppe

Bill Gilligan VP, Information Technology Q: How long have you worked at Emerson? A: In 1982, I became an adjunct faculty member and in 1984, at the tender age of 11, I became a full-time member of the faculty. I taught…

Pam Bonnell Joins HR Department

Pam Bonnell is a new face in Human Resources. She is our new director of staff and organizational development and is beyond excited to be at Emerson. She began her service in January and she has quickly immersed herself in…

Movie Madness at the Iwasaki Library

Did you know that the Iwasaki Library has DVDs? In fact, it has well over 5,000 circulating DVDs of films and TV shows that you can check out for a week at a time. Not everyone knows about this resource…

Profile: Matt Fisher

This summer, Matt Fisher will celebrate his fifth anniversary at Emerson. As an assistant director in the Disability Services Office (DSO), he and his colleagues work to ensure that Emerson is an inclusive and accessible place of learning for all…

January and February New Faces

A warm welcome to January and February’s new hires: Christopher Beaurpere, Director, Emergency Management, Facilities Management Bradley Benkle, Desktop Support Coordinator, Information Technology Harrison Blum, Director, Religious and Spiritual Life and Campus Champlain, Office of the Dean for Campus Life…

Announcements: Professional and Personal News

Anna Feder (Visual and Media Arts) spoke at the annual Arthouse Convergence conference on a panel about “Cultivating a Younger Audience” in Utah in January. She will be speaking at SXSW’s 90-minute film school in Austin, Texas, in March on…

Upcoming Wellness at Emerson Programs

  HR’s Wellness at Emerson initiative is offering two upcoming programs: Sugar vs. Sugar Substitutes February 27, 2017 Noon Charles Beard Room Little Building Sugar sure tastes good, but is it really as unhealthy as the media would make it…

Visit HR Outpost at Its Old Location

Since HR’s relocation to 20 Park Plaza, the department has encountered some difficulties in being easily accessible to everyone on campus. To remedy that, HR representatives will be in residence in the old HR office in the Transportation Building, Monday–Friday,…

It’s Easy Being Green: 2017 RecycleMania Campaign

RecycleMania is here! Take the RecycleMania pledge and be entered to win a prize during a weekly drawing over the remaining seven weeks of the campaign. Good luck to all of the offices that entered the RecycleMania office competition. The…

Five Questions with Sylvia Spears and Michaele Whelan

Sylvia Spears

The President’s Council is a senior leadership advisory group. Learn more about the President’s Council members in this new people@Emerson series. Each month, two members will share what guides their work at Emerson. Sylvia Spears VP for Diversity and Inclusion…

Profile: Tricia Kennedy

Tricia Kennedy is right at home at Emerson, having spent most of her career in the nonprofit sector. Kennedy was hired as a contractor in HR and was brought on as staff last fall. As senior compensation and benefits specialist,…

Fitness Center and Cabaret Host Open House

The Fitness Center and Cabaret hosted an open house on January 25 in their new location at 52 Summer Street. The campus community was invited to visit the new facility, whose entrance is actually on Arch Street, around the corner from…

What Is Deertrees Theatre?

Students who attended Emerson College in the 1960s may recall a summer program at Deertrees, Emerson’s Center for the Performing Arts. From June to August, students could retreat to the 80-acre site in Harrison, Maine, for a seven- to eight-week…

December New Faces

A warm welcome to December’s new hires: Tareena Darbe, Operations Manager and Executive Admin, Office of the Arts Donfaye Meminger, Business Manager, Office of the Arts

Five Questions with Ron Korvas and Maureen Murphy

The President’s Council is a senior leadership advisory group. Learn more about the President’s Council members in this new people@Emerson series. Each month, two members will share what guides their work at Emerson. Ron Korvas VP, Institutional Advancement Q: How…

Committee Spotlight: Mental Health Initiative

With the topic of mental health on the rise, the majority of Emerson students, faculty, and staff are likely aware of the resources available on campus. Emerson College Counseling and Psychological Services (ECAPS) strives to help students build upon their…