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Quinnterviews Picked Up on mtvU

Quinnterviews Picked Up on mtvU

A new face has emerged on mtvU, one that is well known on Emerson’s campus; Quinn Marcus ’13 was picked up by the channel for a series she calls Quinnterviews. The show follows Marcus conducting hilariously awkward man-on-the-street interviews on subjects ranging from the upcoming presidential election to, “How many guys do you think you […]

Princeton Review Names WERS #1 College Radio Station

Princeton Review Names WERS #1 College Radio Station

Emerson College was recently ranked the #1 College Radio Station in the 2013 edition of the Princeton Review, bumping the college up three spots from last year’s list. This list was compiled using the results of an online survey conducted from over 122,000 students attending 377 institutions. This particular category was based on the question […]

Maryanne O’Hara Publishes Debut Novel

Maryanne O’Hara Publishes Debut Novel

Maryanne O’Hara, Emerson class of ’95, has recently published her debut novel, Cascade.  She has received attention from the Boston Globe as well as The Library Journal, who named Cascade a “best bet” among upcoming first novels, and Publishers Weekly, who highlighted the novel in its Gallery Talk section.  They praised it as “tightly woven” […]

Scholarship Honors Professor Emeritus John Coffee

Scholarship Honors Professor Emeritus John Coffee

Emerson College recently established a scholarship for beloved Emerson faculty member Professor Emeritus John Coffee who passed last month. The new memorial scholarship is geared towards journalism students who display substantial financial need. Coffee was a long-term member of the journalism department, having taught for 35 years at the college. In addition to teaching history […]

Emerson Leader-in-Residence Talks Debate Moderation

Emerson Leader-in-Residence Talks Debate Moderation

Recently, Emerson journalism leader-in-residence Carole Simpson shared her thoughts as a former debate moderator with The Takeaway on her experience and thoughts on presiding over a presidential debate. As the first woman and first minority to solely moderate such an event, her input was greatly valued, specifically her recommendations on who would be qualified to […]

Rob Hennigan Named Orlando Magic GM

Rob Hennigan Named Orlando Magic GM

Alumnus Rob Hennigan has been named the new General Manager of the Orlando Magic, making the ’04 Broadcast Journalism graduate the NBA’s youngest GM on record. Hennigan has acted as the Assistant General Manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder for the past two seasons and has spent a total of four seasons with them, the […]

Presti Guides Oklahoma City Thunder to NBA Finals

Presti Guides Oklahoma City Thunder to NBA Finals

Sam Presti, class of 2000, is currently executive vice president and general manager for the Oklahoma City Thunder, one of the teams currently in the NBA finals. The team is facing the Miami Heat for the seven game series finals. Presti has been with the team for the past five years, leading the Thunder in […]

Jason Grossman Takes Home Tonys

Jason Grossman Takes Home Tonys

Last week, Emerson alum Jason Grossman ’02 was honored at the 66th annual Tony Awards. The Tony Awards are an annual showcase of achievement in live Broadway theater presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League. At the annual ceremony held in New York City, Grossman was nominated for 9 Tony Awards – […]

Bob Smith Appointed Director of Public Safety

Bob Smith Appointed Director of Public Safety

Bob Smith will take the position of Emerson College’s Director of Public Safety beginning July 9th. Smith currently works for the campus safety departments at Smith College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and previous to that, he worked for 26 years with the Massachusetts State Police Department. Smith holds two master’s degrees – one in […]

Motion Picture Academy to Support Emerson

Motion Picture Academy to Support Emerson

The Motion Picture Academy, presenters of the annual Academy Awards, will reach beyond the help they granted Emerson within the past five years. Emerson College has received $49,000 in grants from The Academy, but the 2012-2013 school year will be given a $7,000 grant for participants in the Los Angeles program and $5,000 for the […]

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