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Mark Leccese

Mark Leccese: Longtime professor, reporter, trumpet player retiring after 16 years at Emerson

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
February 15, 2023

Mark Leccese has been a reporter, an editor, and everything in between. Now, after 16 years at Emerson, the longtime journalism professor is stepping away from the classroom and looking forward to his...

Zdeno Chara (via Creative Commons)

What is the Bruins’ longtime captain’s legacy?

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor
September 28, 2022

Boston Bruins legend and longtime captain Zdeno Chara retired last Tuesday, ending his 25-year career by signing a one-day contract with the Bruins.  Chara was dominant as one of the NHL’s premier...

Brian Basgen, then-Assistant Vice President of IT, at an SGA meeting in 2019.

New head of Emerson’s IT department slated to take over position for spring semester

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-large
January 19, 2021

Former Associate Vice President of Information Technology Brian Basgen is slated to lead the college’s IT department following the retirement of former Vice President William Gilligan in December.  The...

ECPD Deputy Chief Eric Schiazza teaching a self-defense class

Deputy Chief Eric Schiazza retires from ECPD

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
December 14, 2020

Emerson College Police Department Deputy Chief Eric Schiazza retired in November after 32 years rising through the ranks within the college.  Schiazza first joined ECPD in June of 1988 when Emerson’s...

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