Category: Announcements

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

2016 Holiday Drives on Campus

Pajama Program Holiday Drive December 7 The President’s Office will be collecting new children’s pajamas and new children’s books for the Pajama Program at the Holiday Party at the InterContinental Boston on December 7. Max Mutchnick Campus Center Food Drive…

Volunteers Needed for Cirque de De-stress

Volunteers are needed for the semester-end Cirque de De-stress event on December 9 in the Iwasaki Library. Submit this form if you’d like to help with assisting the dogs and their handlers, handing out surveys, overseeing craft stations, and more!…

Newsletter Committee Seeking New Members

The Staff Newsletter Committee is seeking new members! We are looking to bring on a few staff members who will actively participate on the committee by: Attending four meetings per year; Providing story ideas and feedback on newsletter content throughout the…

Staff Forum Today!

Just a reminder that the first Staff Forum of the academic year is today at 2:00 pm ET in the Bordy Theater. As always, staff in Los Angeles may join us remotely through Adobe Connect, which can be accessed at connect.emerson.edu/staff_forum.…

Volunteer with the #EmersonVotes Campaign

This fall, the Elma Lewis Center is gearing up to ensure we have the greatest voter turnout our campus has ever seen! The #EmersonVotes campaign has been launched to get Emersonians registered to vote, educated about the issues, and out…

Get the Most Out of Slack

If you’ve spent any time around the IT staff, you’ve probably heard the word Slack whispered a few times. It has been talked about at the staff forum, on the IT blog and website, and even in a past article…

Campus Moves This Summer

As you are probably aware, a major renovation of the Little Building is scheduled to begin at the end of the 2017 school year. In order for that work to proceed, a number of key College functions must be moved…

Happy Birthday to Us!

The people@Emerson blog turned 1 on June 9! In the past year, we’ve published 82 posts and had 7,353 unique pageviews. The most popular posts are the staff profiles. Thank you for reading, and please keep sending your personal and…

Staff Invited to Attend Alumni Weekend Events

Alumni Weekend is Emerson’s time to celebrate, reconnect, and reunite with classmates, faculty, and the city that makes the Emerson experience so powerful. On behalf of the College, staff are invited to participate in a very special weekend. On Friday…

Emerson Walks: Arnold Arboretum Tour

On Friday, June 10, Emerson Walks will host a walking tour at Arnold Arboretum for staff and faculty. Join us at 1:00 pm (location will be provided to registrants). We will take the MBTA (orange line) to the Arboretum, where…

Congratulations, 2016 Graduates!

Congratulations to the following staff who graduated from Emerson this spring/summer: Rhea Becker (Communications and Marketing): MA in Integrated Marketing Communication Colleen Kelly Poplin (Academic Advising): MFA in Media Art Catherine Rodriguez (Career Services): MA in Integrated Marketing Communication Jae…