Author: nancy_howell

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…

September New Faces

A warm welcome to September’s new hires: Jaritza Chelstowski, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Human Resources Damon D’Aquila, Evening Operations Supervisor, TRF Operations Jonathan DiLeo, ERP System Administrator, Information Technology Meghan Driscoll, Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Major Gifts Kendall Grace,…

September 2017 Award of Excellence Winners

September’s Award of Excellence winners are Anne Isakson (IT) and the Instructional Technology Group (ITG) team. Anne Isakson has worked at Emerson in the IT department for 21 years. She said of the award, “I would like to thank the committee…

Profile: Robert Miller

Perhaps you’ve seen him along Boylston Street, watching over the Emerson community. Or you’ve needed an escort from the Walker Building to the Common Garage after dark and this is the man who walked with you. Maybe you’ve called the…

New Dining Center a Big Hit with the Community

Have you been to the new Dining Center at 122-124 Boylston Street yet? If not, it is worth a visit! The majority of the food stations on the first and lower levels are “all-you-care-to dine.” Staff and faculty are able…

August New Faces

A warm welcome to August’s new hires: Lillian Anderson, Director, Donor Stewardship and Events, Institutional Advancement Scott Carroll, Events and ID Coordinator, Business Services Elizabeth Holland, Administrative Assistant, Government and Community Relations Malorie Kranis, Assistant Director, Visitor Experience, Undergraduate Admission…

August 2017 Award of Excellence Winners

Congratulations to the first winners of the Award of Excellence, Julie Petzold (Iwasaki Library) and Catherine Rodriguez (Career Services)! The Award of Excellence is one component of the College’s new recognition program for staff. The award is given monthly; community…

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…