Category: Staff News

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…

Announcements: Presentations and Personal News

Presentations Joel Pettigrew (Business Services) and Joshua Hamlin (Student Life) presented on “Urban Unions and Campus Community” at the Association of College Unions International Region VIII Conference at UMass Lowell on November 20. And in personal news… Andrew Donahue (Student…

Subscription Contest Winner!

Congratulations to Angelina Morales (Office of the Arts), who won the people@Emerson subscription contest. Enjoy your Starbucks coffee, Angelina!  

Using the ProArts Cross-Registration Benefit

Emerson is a member of ProArts, a consortium of local colleges dedicated to the visual and performing arts. Did you know that full-time staff can take undergraduate and continuing education courses at other ProArts institutions? The five other member institutions…

Five Questions with David Dower and Ruthanne Madsen

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. David Dower Vice President, Office of the…

Second Emerson Social Held in New Gallery

The second Emerson Social was held on November 7 in the new Emerson Urban Arts: Media Art Gallery at 25 Avery Street. Staff mingled in a casual atmosphere and many viewed the inaugural exhibit, Oliver Herring’s Areas for Action, for…

November 2 Staff Forum Recap

The final staff forum of the Fall 2016 semester was held on November 2. President Pelton gave a brief welcome and then turned it over to emcee Erik Muurisepp (Housing and Residence Life). He invited departmental representatives to announce any…

IT Hosts Cyber Security Halloween Party

Emerson IT hosted the first annual IT Cyber Security Halloween Party on Friday, October 28. Director of IT Infrastructure Frankie Frain gave a short speech on some of Emerson’s IT security initiatives, and two lucky staff members won raffle prizes:…

Announcements: Personal News

Sarah Spollett (Performing Arts) and her husband welcomed a daughter, Charlie, on July 14. She made her first campus visit in September during Orientation. Sarah Teczar (Marketing) married Krys Mroczkowski on October 9 in Canton, Massachusetts. They went to Italy for…

Staff Forum Recap

The first staff forum of the academic year was held on September 26. President Pelton welcomed attendees and invited new staff to introduce themselves. He then shared the good news that applications for admission have increased by 50 percent over…

Five Questions with Allison Sampson and Christine Hughes

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. Allison Sampson Vice President and Executive Director,…

Announcements: Awards and Personal News

Awards Cheryl Lustenberger (TRF) is the first woman to receive the James C. Wulliman Society of Broadcast Engineers’ (SBE) Educator of the Year Award. This award recognizes an SBE member who is dedicated to the education of broadcast engineers through…

Everyone a Winner at SFS Olympics

The Olympics may be over, but the spirit holds strong in the offices that make up Student Financial Services (SFS). SFS comprises four offices: Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Student Success, and Enrollment Services. But for the SFS Olympics, staff members divided into five…

Four Questions with New Senior Leadership

Emerson welcomed a new executive director of the Elma Lewis Center and a new vice president and dean of campus life this summer. people@Emerson asked them to answer four questions: Judy Pryor-Ramirez Executive Director, Elma Lewis Center Where did you…

Emerson Staff Get Social

Emerson staff gathered on July 13 for the first “Emerson Social,” an initiative of the President’s Office and the Human Resources Advisory Council (HRAC). The event was held from 4:00 to 5:00 in a special venue: the Colonial Theatre Lobby. More…

President’s Book Club

Emerson students aren’t the only ones who read on campus; Emerson has a book club for staff and faculty. Sponsored by the President’s Office and coordinated by HR’s Learning and Development Office and the Iwasaki Library, the book club has…

Announcements: Presentations and Awards

The Institutional Research Office presented a poster titled “We Did It! How Emerson College Increased Participation Rates in Course Evaluations and NSSE” at the NEAIR (Northeast Association for Institutional Research) Conference 2015 in Burlington, Vermont, last fall and won first…

Committee Spotlight: President’s Committee on Sustainability

Some may know that Emerson has a sustainability coordinator—Amy Elvidge—who is leading the charge to make Emerson more sustainable. But others may not be aware that there is a campus-wide President’s Committee on Sustainability. The committee was created after President…

Emerson in the Community

J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge  Mary Higgins (Government and Community Relations), Sandra Gonzalez (Academic Affairs), Melanie Matson (Violence Prevention and Response), Samantha Starkey (Registrar’s Office), Nadia Yassa (Institutional Advancement), Katie McLaughlin (General Counsel Office), Damon Krometis (Performing Arts), Garrett Herzig (Office…