At Tuesday’s meeting, the Student Government Association granted appeals for two organizations: the Communication, Politics, and Law Association, and Emertainment Monthly.
From the visibility of the transgender community to why women watch gay male porn, TEDxEmersonCollege will feature six speeches from the Emerson community, according to Christina Safford, the event’s speaker coordinator and sophomore political communications major.
The journalism department will issue computers loaded with video editing and other software to incoming freshmen this fall, according to Paul Niwa, associate professor and chair.
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Last spring, Ishmael Rosas performed stand-up at The Hideout, a bar in Faneuil Hall. He and his friend, fellow Emerson student Natalie Torres, had signed up for the open mic after participating in similar events on campus.
Emerson will not be admitting a class of health communication graduate students for the 2016-17 academic year, according to Jan Roberts-Breslin, interim dean of graduate and professional studies.
Two pairs of students are looking to create new organizations under Fraternity and Sorority Life. One is a social sorority, and the other is a film fraternity.
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A crane was installed last weekend at the site for the new 2 Boylston Pl. residence hall, according to Margaret Ings, associate vice president for government and community relations.
President M. Lee Pelton said he was pleased with the new visitor center on Boylston Street and discussed future construction plans in a speech at Monday’s open house for the space.
At Tuesday’s faculty assembly meeting, a new student justice group was invited to discuss their desires for more inclusivity in the academic departments.
Robert Amelio, director of diversity education and human relations, and Chris Daly, director of retention and student success, announced at Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting that they would be conducting research to find the student body’s definitions of success at the college.
Emerson Counseling and Psychological Services requested funding to hire more counselors, according to Elise Harrison, director of ECAPS. The board of trustees did not approve the appeal.
Emerson will offer a minor in nonprofit communication management this fall, according to Cathryn Cushner Edelstein, senior scholar-in-residence in the communication studies department.
The institute for liberal arts and interdisciplinary studies is reevaluating the courses for the required global and United States diversity perspective courses to ensure they adequately address issues of cultural competency, according to Cara Moyer-Duncan, an assistant professor of Africana studies.