Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emersons Center for Health and Wellness will merge with its Center for Psychological Services. Photo by Maddie Khaw.

ECAPS and CHW continue merging process, seek suggestions for naming new department

By Maddie Khaw, Assistant Enterprise News Editor
April 13, 2022

When Brendan Walker reached out to Emerson’s Counseling and Psychological Services as a first-year student, he was connected with a counselor within just five days of contacting the department. Last...

SGA members in a meeting.

SGA discusses CHW-ECAPS merger

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
December 1, 2021

The Student Government Association met with Associate Dean and Director of Counseling, Health and Wellness Brandin Dear on Nov. 5 to discuss the integration of the college’s Center for Health and Wellness...

Brandin Dear, associate dean & director of counseling, health, wellness.

Former Harvard clinician Brandin Dear to head merger of counseling, health, and wellness offices

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
February 18, 2021

Brandin Dear, who filled the newly minted position of associate dean and director of counseling, health, and wellness earlier this month, will spearhead the college’s merger of the physical and mental...

Amanda Flower at work in the ECPD office in Nov. 2017

Campus police, health center staff will receive vaccine months ahead of students and faculty

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 11, 2021

Emerson College Police Department officers and Center for Health and Wellness staff will receive COVID-19 vaccines as part of Phase One of the Massachusetts Vaccination plan, with the rest of the Emerson...

A sign on the window of Emersons coronavirus testing site at Tufts Medical Center.

Emerson exploring spring semester partnership with Tufts Medical Center

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
December 17, 2020

Emerson is exploring an arrangement with the Tufts Medical Center that would allow students to use Tufts clinical services, as the college’s own health center undergoes restructuring.  The partnership...

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