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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…

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…