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Lesley Nichols will start as the executive director of professional studies and special programs on Dec. 7, according to an email from Jan Roberts-Breslin, interim dean of graduate students.
Emerson is seeking a deputy general counsel to assist in legal matters pertaining to the college.
With flu season well underway, Jane Powers, the director of the Center for Health and Wellness, said Emerson students still aren’t slowing down long enough to even get a shot.
Pamela White, associate vice president for Title IX and Clery Act coordinator, announced the hiring of full-time Title IX Investigator Pamela Ring last week in an email to the Emerson community.
On Sunday, as the sun went down, the temperature in the residence halls did the same.
The fourth and final candidate for Executive Director of the Elma Lewis Center held an open forum on Wednesday.
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.
Pamela White, the college’s new associate vice president for Title IX and Clery Act Coordinator, plans to support existing policies, not to make changes to the school’s procedures right away.
Catherine D’Ignazio, an assistant journalism professor, received a $35,000 grant on Aug. 1 from the Knight Foundation to develop a suite of data visualization tools.
It's considered a time to take part in all the things not allowed during Lent: alcohol, sex, and mischief.
Three freshman Student Government Association hopefuls gave speeches at Press Night on Monday, all focusing on how their prior experience would help if elected. Two freshman class positions remain open, with no balloted candidates.
Staff at the Cutler Majestic Theater requested ECPD assistance with disruptive patrons but were able to calm them before ECPD arrived.
Prompted by a new round of student concerns about counseling center shortages, administrators are considering several potential improvements to the center, including hiring more staff, extending its hours, and better publicizing its resources.
As of Dec. 2, all students, whether they live on or off campus, can access the public parts of residence halls at all times.
Nearly a month after a swastika was scrawled on the Little Building’s sixth floor bulletin board, President M. Lee Pelton announced in an email that the student responsible has been identified and disciplined.
Little Building staff from the Office of Housing and Residence Life turned over two grinders, a pipe, and a small plastic baggie, all containing marijuana, to the Emerson College Police Department.
Little Building residents received an email on Nov. 12 about two instances of swastika graffiti in the past two weeks.
Four senior administrators in the Office of the Arts will change positions or leave Emerson by next year, according to recent emails sent to the Emerson community.
At Emerson’s memorial for Jocelyn Amelia Straus, student and faculty speakers recounted experiences they shared with her at Emerson. The event, held on Nov. 7 at the Bill Bordy Theater, was meant to remember and celebrate Straus, a freshman who took her own life last month.
ECPD saw a man picking up tools left inside the archway of the Little Building. He said that he wasn’t stealing the tools, but was looking at them. ECPD asked him to leave.
An Emerson College police officer saw a non-Emerson affiliated person get hit by a car at 3:25 a.m. at the Boylston and Tremont intersection. Boston Police and Boston Emergency Medical Services were called. The person refused transport to the hospital.
Emerson is launching the Emerson360: Community Climate Survey on Nov. 3 to help create a college-wide action plan regarding, among other things, diversity and inclusion and safety and interpersonal violence, according to Emerson’s website. The survey, estimated to take 20 minutes to complete, will be open from Nov. 3 to 21, and will have two components, one for students and one for faculty and staff.
Ten years ago this month, after the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees in game seven of the American League Championship Series, Emerson junior journalism major Victoria Snelgrove was killed in a raucous postgame celebration.
Monday, October 6 Emerson College Police Department investigated unauthorized access to the gymnasium.
Monday, September 29 A student’s cell phone was stolen while walking back from South Station.
The college announced on Oct. 3 that the Emerson Enhancement Fund, which provides grants for students to work on projects outside of classes, is open for a second semester of applications.
A month after Emerson’s new security procedure Tap and Go became permanent, some off-campus students are concerned about its safety and practicality.
President M. Lee Pelton called on fellow educators to make environmental initiatives a priority on Tuesday as he opened the 2014 Climate Leadership Summit.
A student reported being harassed. The case is being investigated by the Emerson College Police Department.
Jay Phillips, associate vice president for facilities and campus services, and Karen Dickinson, director of business services, attended Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting to discuss the group’s Dining Services Initiative.
Low attendance again marked open forums about a new position created as part of Emerson’s efforts to reform its sexual assault response and prevention policies. The forums were meant for the Emerson community to discuss its aspirations for an ideal applicant, according to Sylvia Spears, vice president of diversity and inclusion.
Three candidates presented their platforms during the Student Government Association’s Press Night on Wednesday for the upcoming election.
Monday, Sept. 8: The Emerson College Police Department and Boston Fire Department responded to three separate fire alarms.
Emerson Uncommon, a game designed to get people engaged in decisions that are usually decided by boards or administrators, will be available to play Sept. 22 for the Emerson community.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has created a research registry and is looking for potential participants both inside and outside the Emerson community.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has banned large parties and gatherings after a woman fell from the third story of a house at a Lambda Chi Alpha party on Aug. 31, according to MIT’s student newspaper, The Tech.
Emerson’s health communication master’s program turns 20 this school year. The graduate program is part of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and collaborates with Tufts University School of Medicine.
Jan Roberts-Breslin, a visual and media arts professor, was named the new interim dean of graduate studies, according to an email Chief Academic Officer Michaele Whelan sent to the Emerson community on Sept. 3.
This is the first time the rally will be held after smoking any substance in public parks in Boston became illegal.
After piloting the program last year, Xfinity On Campus will remain an option for media-loving Emerson students, and will now be available at six other colleges and universities.
Colleges with an off-campus student population in Boston are required to provide a list of those students' addresses after a vote by the Boston City Council Aug. 20. The list needs to be submitted by schools to the City Council by Nov. 15, and again within 45 days of the start of every new semester or quarter, according to the Boston Globe.
The Student Government Association approved a comprehensive initiative addressing student complaints about academics and calling for changes across the college.
SGA unanimously approved $148.82 and $2,596 appeals for Acappellics Anonymous and Atlas Magazine, respectively.
Emily Solomon will be the SGA’s president for the upcoming school year after receiving 12 votes, out of 112 total, in the election two weeks ago.
Navidra Hardin received the most write-in votes for the SGA executive president seat, but he told the Beacon he won’t be accepting his presidency because of an internship.
The Student Government Association unanimously approved an initiative asking the Emerson administration to improve dining services.
em Magazine received $6,010.54 in an appeal from SGA to cover printing costs for its spring issue.
SGA granted CPLA $3,860 in appeal money to go to New York from April 17 to 19.
The Student Government Association held its annual Press Night on Tuesday, March 25, with only nine of the 17 candidates in attendance. All but one seat, the class of 2017 senator, are uncontested.
The Student Government Association unanimously approved $13,706 to the EVVY Awards and $4,150 to Asian Students for Intercultural Awareness.
Consulting company Margolis Healy & Associates held meetings exclusively for students on Tuesday to gather information in an open discussion about their perceptions of the college’s procedures to prevent and respond to sexual assault and sexual violence.
SGA approved two appeals to a marketing student organization and a fraternity, and members amended constitution.
At Tuesday’s meeting, SGA allocated $16,540 to ERA and appointed a new GLBT commissioner.
SGA is recommending the Board of Trustees to increase the Student Activities Fee by $20 per year.
The Student Government Association allocated $3,161 to Your Magazine during its Feb. 18 meeting.
SGA unanimously approved a $6,421.82 appeal by Alpha Epsilon Phi for its 10th annual Ribbons on the Runway fundraiser.
The Student Government Association approved an appeal for funds for the Emerson Poetry Project help fund a five-day trip to the 2014 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational.
The Student Government Association accepted four resignations and appointed two commissioners to fill open positions during the first meeting of the semester on Tuesday.
Sodexo is taking its first renovation steps in the dining hall, the Little Building Convenience Store — better known as the C-Store — and the Max Café, located in Piano Row. The projects will be completed by the end of winter break, according to Steve Canario, Emerson’s director of dining services.
With high school seniors all over the country rushing to beat the early action deadlines in early November, missing supplements and recommendations can bring the application process to a grinding halt.
Suzi Pietroluongo, a senior performing arts major, said she saw a counselor through Emerson’s Counseling and Psychological Services last spring after going through a traumatic experience, but found herself dissatisfied with the result. She said that while the counselor himself was supportive, she needed more time with him than was available.
Although Eric Van Vlandren, the college’s new campus sustainability coordinator, graduated in 1990 with a degree in political communications, he never lost touch with his Emerson roots.
In the midst of a nationwide drug fad that has garnered negative media attention, Emerson Reform hosted a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 2, to address the pros and cons of MDMA usage with student attendees.
While jammed in an elevator, awkwardly squeezed against the seven other students trying to get to class in the Walker Building at 8:27 a.m., the color of the slip of paper allowing the elevator to run may not cross the mind of a student running late to class. However, the difference between blue and white licenses is the difference between having passed all of the tests required by the state, or only four of the five.
On Thursday, tears were shed on and off the stage of the Cutler Majestic Theater after panelists shared stories of violence and loss.
In July, Emerson College received the largest gift in the financial aid department's history: $2 million from Leo Hindery Jr. and wife, Patti Wheeler Hindery. The donation will predominantly go to financial aid and to helping students take part in activities they could not afford on their own.
When students are asked about the dining hall food provided by Sodexo, one word is repeated over and over again: disappointing.