The latest campus updates related to COVID-19.
As our community transitions to online classes this week, please remember the most important thing in these unprecedented times is to prioritize your health and safety and be mindful of your physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing.
I write to update you on the latest efforts being undertaken at ELA to address the coronavirus situation
Around 40 past and current members of the Emerson College sketch comedy troupe Jimmy’s Traveling All-Stars performed at the Lyric Hyperion Theatre & Cafe in Los Angeles during a special 20th anniversary show.
As you may have seen, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom announced a state of emergency in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). These declarations were made for the purpose of making additional resources available to state and local agencies, allowing assistance from out of state, and to protect against price gouging in response to the evolving situation.
Associate Professor Jabari Asim shared his career trajectory, writing tips, and his thoughts on the culture of authorship in a wide-ranging conversation with EBONI Alumni Association President Charvelle Holder ’13 on February 22.
Based on new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, the Office of Internationalization and Global Engagement has strongly advised all students and faculty against nonessential travel to China and South Korea, as well as countries where there is a sustained community spread of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.
Emerson LA and President Pelton are featured on the cover of this week’s Los Angeles Business Journal in an article titled “Dream Factories,” which details higher education institutions with a presence in LA.
Two Emerson College alumni, Alexandra Gellert, MFA ’19, and Noah Graham ’19, were awarded grants to complete their student films from The Caucus Foundation, a nonprofit organization established in 2000 to promote diversity in the entertainment industry.
With the Academy Awards just days away, Emerson’s Oscar Talk explored the influences behind film’s most coveted prizes, and honored the work of a filmmaking icon.