A study from Tufts University finds that not only did 33.2 percent more Emerson students vote in the midterm elections from 2014 to the 2018, but the College beat the 2018 national student voting average of 39.1 percent by nearly 6 percentage points.
Emerson College’s Global Pathways programs are more than just study abroad programs. Case in point – Emerson’s annual Salzburg: Global Media Academy, a three-week program in the summer where students focus on media literacy, and global networks for innovation and engagement in digital culture.
The Office of Government & Community Relations published the 2017/2018 Community Service Report which highlights Emerson’s contributions through volunteerism, partnerships and civic engagement initiatives.
TIDE (Teenage Identity and Diversity Education) is a one-day gathering of artists, media makers, and community organizers from Greater Boston and surrounding communities, hosted by Emerson College and Youth LEAD, Inc., a youth empowerment and training program headquartered at Emerson.
Emerson College’s Journalism Department and Engagement Lab teamed up with several noteworthy nonprofit media outlets during the 2018-2019 school year to expose corruption around gun sales throughout Massachusetts. (Image from makefoia.work)
What will the future of Boston be like? Will there be flying cars? Will services, like education and street maintenance, be equitable? Beta Blocks is a participatory imagination project about future Boston that supports local communities to question and explore the role of new technologies in the places they live.
Emerson’s Deputy General Counsel and former President of the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts Meredith Ainbinder joined NECN’s CEO Corner to share her thoughts on the current and future state of law in Massachusetts.
Emerson’s Engagement Lab has launched two initiatives designed by and for formerly incarcerated citizens to help them successfully return to their communities.
On Tuesday, President Pelton and Mayor Martin J. Walsh testified at the Massachusetts State House in support of H.1660, an Act Promoting Pay Transparency and Pipeline Advancement, which if passed, aims to foster gender and racial workplace equity.
Students at MCI-Concord will now have the opportunity to put those courses toward a bachelor of arts degree in Media, Literature and Culture, through Emerson College, which has become one of only a very few institutions in the state to award degrees to students in prison.