Category: Staff News

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…

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…