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.
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Emerson’s Kasteel Well study abroad program turned 30 this year. On Tuesday, the Limburg, Netherlands, campus hosted a banquet at De Bunn, a recreational center in the town, to commemorate the anniversary.
Alterations to the course evaluation survey will now ask students to reflect on their teacher’s performance, and their own. The college has not reviewed the evaluation since 2006, according to Amy Ansell, dean of liberal arts and head of the revision committee.
Dr. Raul Reis was hired as the new dean of the School of Communication at Emerson last week, and said that the college has the potential to be a leader in communication education.