When the Little Building closes this summer, the college will lose 748 beds and a dining hall that have been used by students for years. To fill those needs, Emerson is creating and renting new spaces.
"He was my mentor." —Gregory Payne, chair of the communication studies department
“He was a great professor, beloved by many students and faculty,” said Pelton, who began at Emerson after Crannell had already retired but got to know him at alumni events. “He had kind of a heroic stature among faculty.”
“They’ve got much more space now,” he said. “It’s better organized. They’ve got more flow space. Their new space gives them a better venue for orienting people to the equipment that they use.”
“I did a lot of community engagement work, I did a lot of work with young and emerging artists, and I’ve worked in job development and fundraising,” Sampson said. “[Emerson] felt like the logical next step.”
"—You have to understand the story that’s bigger than just the changing restrooms.”
“[The Under 30 Summit] is going to give students a window into the world of entrepreneurial endeavors that they wish to go into,” Duffy said.
“Please keep Jack’s family and friends in your thoughts during this very difficult time,” said Pelton in the email.
The high volume of spam coming from Emerson users led to some spam filtering companies blacklisting emerson.edu addresses, causing some authentic emails from Emerson addresses to fail to deliver.
Emerson College introduced its new logo and graphic identity for the school in a meeting last Tuesday.
Dr. Ronald Korvas has been named vice president of development and alumni relations, according to the Emerson website.
Novelist Alice Sebold will give the undergraduate address at this year’s commencement ceremony.
After students flooded a monthly faculty assembly meeting last spring with demands for cultural competency, President M. Lee Pelton promised change would be made.
About 10 Emerson students, organized by the college’s Progressives and Radicals In Defense of Employees (PRIDE), joined thousands last Thursday on Boston Common to walk for the “Fight for $15” national and annual day of action for low-wage workers.
Emerson’s clerical, technical, and professional staff in academic affairs voted last Thursday to form a union with Service Employees International Union Local 888.