Category: Announcements

Newsletter Committee Seeking New Members

The Staff Newsletter Committee is seeking new members! We are looking to bring on three 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 year;…

Take the Rideshare Survey!

Who: Full-time staff When: March 21–25, 2016 Where: emerson.edu/rideshare Contact: Mary Higgins at  mary_higgins@emerson.edu Take the Rideshare Transportation Survey and be eligible to win great prizes! You will need to log in with your user name and password to complete…

College Opens Reflection Room

In February, the College opened the Reflection Room, a new space for the Emerson community, including staff, faculty, and students, to meditate, reflect, or pray. Emerson College is proud to provide a space in which members of the community can…

Annual Security Training

Staying safe online is a shared responsibility, and it’s important that we all stay informed on the latest threats to our online safety and the security of Emerson’s data. Therefore, in compliance with state laws, it’s time for this year’s security…

Announcements: Presentations and Performances

Staff have recently presented at conferences: Melanie Matson (Violence Prevention and Response) presented “Using Interactive Theater and Skill-Building to Interrupt and Prevent Interpersonal Violence” at the NASPA Strategies Conference in Orlando, Florida, January 21–23. Brian Geer (Development and Alumni Relations)…

Submit Your Spirit of Emerson Award Nominations

Would you like to recognize an Emerson community member who exemplifies the “Spirit of Emerson”? The deadline for nominations for this year’s Spirit of Emerson Award is February 12! Find the online nomination form here.    

Holiday Giving by the Numbers

A special thanks to everyone who donated to any of our campus holiday drives. The donation totals are amazing! Office of Government and Community Relations and Elma Lewis Center: 500+ hats, gloves, and coats were donated to Cradles to Crayons. Max…

Holiday Drives on Campus

A number of departments are sponsoring holiday drives on campus this season. Thanks in advance for your participation! Cradles to Crayons Drive Until December 8 The Office of Government and Community Relations and the Elma Lewis Center are sponsoring a…

Migrating Files to Box.com

Emerson IT has been meeting with departments across campus to introduce Box, a cloud storage provider, soon to be the only College-approved storage for restricted and confidential College data. Whether or not you’ve attended a training session, IT is encouraging all staff members to continue moving…

Congratulations

Will Rogan (IT) and Silvia Nastasio were married on August 20, in Ispica (Sicily), Italy.

Congratulations

Dan O’Brien (Communications and Marketing) and Dina Dvinov were married on August 1 in Milton, Massachusetts. They traveled to Italy and Greece for their honeymoon.  

Emerson360 Update

Throughout the summer, department leaders and staff members have been working on the Emerson360: Community Climate Survey results and goal-setting process. The staff and faculty survey was administered last November, with a 66% response rate. It consisted of 64 statements…

Private Nursing Room Reminder

Did you know that Emerson has a private room for nursing mothers? It is located in the Walker Building in Room 200A. It is available for nursing mothers who need to express milk for up to one year following childbirth.…

Update on Online History Project

As players of the Emerson UnCommon game will recall, the Iwasaki Library proposed the creation of an updated interactive, media-rich version of the College’s history that would be available online. The project was one of three causes that received funding…

IT Announces Slackshops

Join IT on Slack this summer in the #slackshops channel for a series of technology-driven discussions. From Emerson services to current Internet trends and controversies, we’ll hash it out in chat! Ask questions and throw out theories! No need to…

Allegra Sandak Welcomes Twins

  Allegra Sandak (HR) and her husband welcomed Benjamin Lee and Ruth Amelia Sandak into their family on April 17. “Benji” was born at 4 lbs., 4 oz., and now weighs almost 8 lbs.; “Ruthie” was born at 2 lbs., 10 oz.,…

Reminder from the Fitness Center

It’s getting hot outside…why not come inside for your exercise and take advantage of Emerson’s Fitness Center? The Fitness Center, located in the Little Building, is a 10,000-square-foot facility furnished with state-of-the-art equipment. Membership includes: A personalized exercise program designed…