Professor George Quenzel, along with a group of Emerson students founded the first New England chapter of Alpha Epsilon Rho. Members shown are Row 1: G Matson, C Roberts, J. Witmer, M. Mhiting, R. McCoy; Row 2: R. Averill, K Brock.
Ploughshares is founded by Emerson professor DeWitt Henry and Peter O’Malley. Many notable writers have published in the journal through the years. Those most notable for having published their first work (or very early in their career) are Sue…
In 1946, the Menorah club became Hillel. Emerson Hillel, the college's union of Jewish students, continues to thrive today as a home for Jewish campus life with the support of Hillel Council of New England.
1931 saw the birth of Emerson’s recreation club, created to encourage athletic activities such as hiking and roller skating. The club launched Emerson's first intramural sports program in 1933 with volleyball, rigging a net inside Huntington Hall. …
"This is Pathetic," Emerson College's only all long-form improvisational comedy troupe, was formed in 1981.
The troupe originally specialized in mime and puppetry, later turning their focus on social satire through sketches, improv, and film.
The Lions make the NCAA Tournament.
The 2007 team won all four games in the GNAC championship earning them a spot in the NCAA tournament and making the Lions the first Emerson team to ever play in a national championship.
Pictured: Coach Phil…
On September 8, 2010 M. Lee Pelton is announced as the 12th President of Emerson College.
Pictured L to R: President-Elect Lee Pelton, Emerson College President Jacqueline Liebergott, Chairman of the Board of Trustees Peter Meade.
On October 10, 2007, the former Abbot Memorial Library was renamed the Iwasaki Library for environmentalist and benefactor Dr. Shoo Iwasaki.
Pictured: President Jacqueline Liebergott & Dr. Shoo Iwasaki at the dedication of the Iwasaki Library.