Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Lee Pelton with members of the program.

Emerson Prison Initiative set to resume in-person classes

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
April 1, 2021

The Emerson Prison Initiative is set to resume in-person instruction for incarcerated students at the Massachusetts Correctional Institute in Concord on April 5 after access to the prison was halted twice...

The Marlboro Institute for Liberal and Interdisciplinary Studies

Three IDIP working groups to help to transition Marlboro College students

By Ashley Onnembo and Carlee Bronkema
February 6, 2020

The college introduced three working groups this academic year which will transform the Individually Designed Interdisciplinary Program to accommodate and recruit current Marlboro College students, according...

Emerson President M. Lee Pelton and Marlboro President Kevin Quigley walk together on Peltons first visit since the merger announcement. Cho Yin Rachel Lo / Beacon Staff

Pelton addresses student concerns in Marlboro campus visit

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
November 21, 2019

MARLBORO, Vt.—President M. Lee Pelton spoke about the future of Marlboro College’s campus and the cultural similarities between the two institutions Wednesday during his visit to the Vermont campus. Pelton...

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Emerson official expects Marlboro endowment to pay incoming faculty

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
November 19, 2019

While most details surrounding Emerson College's acquisition of Marlboro College remain unknown, an administration official said they expect part of the Vermont institution's $30 million endowment to go...

Marlboro College President Kevin Quigley told The Beacon that students and staff at Marlboros graduate school should have been aware of the schools track to closure.

What we know and what we don’t about the Emerson-Marlboro merger

Emerson is slated to acquire Marlboro College in approximately a year, but many questions still remain about the future of the community after the merger. To paint a better picture of this, The Beacon...

Many of my courses creatively challenge me, and push me to think and learn differently than I had before. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Major Thoughts: impassioned students should initiate IDIP, the DIY major

By Emma Cox
February 13, 2019

I knew I wanted to pursue fashion advertising when I started applying to colleges. Fashion had always been a passion of mine and pursuing advertising alongside it would give me a flexible business background...

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