Category: Staff News

Staff Honored at Appreciation Reception

One hundred and two staff received service awards at the annual staff appreciation reception at the Ritz-Carlton on June 2. Emerson College Today covered the event. Congratulations to the following staff: 5 Years Joe Arbeely, Institutional Advancement Michael Arno, Housing and Residence…

Iwasaki Library Undergoes Renovation

If you’ve stopped by the library since the spring semester ended, you may have noticed some changes. This summer’s renovation will streamline all your library visits and make it easier for you to get the services and items you need.…

Holland Wins 2016 Spirit of Emerson Award

Staff member Jaqi Holland, MA ’04, assistant director of academic support at the Lacerte Family Writing and Academic Resource Center, was presented with a Spirit of Emerson Award at the final faculty meeting of the academic year in April. The…

Staff Forum Recap

The last staff forum of the academic year was held in the Bordy Theater on May 10. President Pelton started off by informing attendees that the Board of Trustees has approved the financial plans for the new dining facility and…

Staff Volunteer for Alternative Spring Break

In March, 19 staff participated in Emerson College’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Program. ASB is a community service program during spring break at which students and some staff volunteer with nonprofit organizations. This year, during Emerson’s 13th ASB, Emersonians learned…

Announcements: Presentations and Publications

Alayne Fiore (Diversity and Inclusion), Donna Heiland (President’s Office), Rob Sabal (School of the Arts), and Thomas Vogel (Marketing Communication faculty) joined colleagues from Lesley University, Clark University, and Skidmore College for a presentation at the 2016 American Association of…

Staff Forum Recap

The first staff forum of the spring semester took place on March 10. President Pelton started off by welcoming recent new hires to the community. Next, he talked about the ad hoc task force that convened last fall, whose charge…

Staff Volunteer for MLK Day of Service

On January 22, Emerson College held its third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, a campus-wide event honoring the legacies of King and other social justice leaders, educating the community about the importance of solidarity, and connecting Emersonians…

Staff and Students Volunteer for Emerson Action Day

On Veterans Day, the Office of Off-Campus Student Services hosted its annual Emerson Action Day, a day devoted to community service throughout Boston. This year, 35 students and staff members completed more than 100 hours of community service at the…

Staff Forum Recap

The final staff forum of the fall semester was held in the Bordy Theater and Auditorium on November 12. President Pelton invited new staff to introduce themselves before updating the attendees on the recent groundbreaking for 2 Boylston Place. He…

Staff Make Emerson’s First Fresh Check Day a Success

On October 21, more than 100 students attended Emerson’s first Fresh Check Day, an interactive wellness fair. A program of the Jordan Porco Foundation, the fair brings the campus community together to “check-in” on the mental health and wellness of…

Bringing Emerson’s History to Life

ECHO Timeline Launches  Did you know that Emerson College was founded by Charles W. Emerson, a Unitarian minister from Vermont in 1880? Or that Athletics began at Emerson with the Recreation Club’s coordination of Intramural Volleyball in 1931? Or that WERS began…

Staff Forum Recap

The first staff forum of the new academic year was held on October 1. President Pelton opened the forum by inviting new staff to introduce themselves. He then provided highlights of the past year, reporting that the College ended the…

Emerson in the Community

Seven staff members volunteered with the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy on September 23. It was a perfect day to beautify Chinatown Park. Mandy Darnell (Development and Alumni Relations) joined Communications and Marketing staffers Nikki Leete Barrell, Chuck Dunham, Nancy…

Second Annual Bring Your Loved Ones to Emerson Day

Sixteen staff members brought more than twenty-five guests to Emerson on August 14 for the annual Bring Your Loved Ones to Emerson Day. Hosted by EmCares, the Emerson Resource Group for staff and faculty parents and caregivers, this year’s event…

Outside the Box Festival Returns to Boston Common

The free Outside the Box Festival returned to the Boston Common on July 14–19, featuring an exciting lineup of performances that included contestants on NBC’s The Voice, as well as Guster, The Gin Blossoms, Kacey Musgraves, Austin Web, and Cam, among others. Outside the Box…

Staff Attend ADA Celebration

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion sponsored a table at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act on Boston Common on July 22. Disability Services (DSO) staff members Diane Paxton, Matt Fisher, and Erin Glover staffed an…

2015 Staff Appreciation Reception

The annual staff appreciation reception was held on May 27 at The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common. Congratulations to the 53 staff who received service recognition awards: 5 Years Amy Ansell, Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies Liliana Ballesteros, Creative Services…