The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Final candidate for Elma Lewis Center holds forum

The fourth and final candidate for Executive Director of the Elma Lewis Center held an open forum on Wednesday.


Faculty committee works for cultural competency training

Two Emerson professors have created the Ad Hoc Cultural Competency Committee, a group within the Faculty Assembly that worked through the summer to address issues of cultural competency brought up by students during a protest last spring.

Undergraduate admissions director greets community

Emerson faculty and staff gathered last Friday for a meet-and-greet in the Little Building’s Beard Room with newly-hired Director of Undergraduate Admission Michael Lynch.

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Cabaret gets tech updates

The Little Building’s Cabaret received a series of equipment updates over the summer.

SGA addresses medical marijuana

Representatives from the Emerson College Police Department and the Office of Student Conduct spoke at Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting.

Elma Lewis director candidate and Emerson alum visits campus

A second candidate for the Elma Lewis Center Executive Director position held an open forum presentation where she discussed her prior experience and her focus on civic engagement.

Some faculty unsatisfied with parental leave policies

Emerson meets the government’s minimum for maternity and parental leave, but these policies may not live up to the standards of the college’s employees.

LA adjuncts organize union

Part­-t​ime faculty of Emerson’s Los Angeles center have written to President M. Lee Pelton announcing their intent to join the Affiliated Faculty of Emerson College (AFEC), a union that currently serves the school’s part-­​time faculty in Boston.

College seeking spiritual life director

Emerson is looking to hire a Director of Religious and Spiritual Life, an administrator to handle religious life in the community, according to Interim Dean of Students Sharon Duffy.


Kevin Bright extends contract two years

Founder and director of the Emerson Los Angeles program Kevin Bright has extended his contract through the summer of 2017.

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SGA cracks down on Wi-Fi issues

Two employees from Emerson Information Technology appeared to address several issues at the Student Government Association joint session this Tuesday.

Staff seeks union benefits

Members of Emerson’s clerical, technical, and professional staff are seeking to unionize, according to the organizers’ website.