“Be okay with the failures. You got to learn from them. You will grow from them.” – Topher Larkin ’04

Topher Larkin is from the Class of 2004 and is the Event & Experience Manager at Metro Inclusive Health. Topher made the journey from the sunny state of Florida to go to Emerson College. He received a degree in Theatre Studies and Communication/Media Studies. He has had different job titles across his career. One was …

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“Being the main character simply means being the hero of your own story.” -Adele Lim, Class of 96 Adele Lim at Emerson’s 2022 Commencement Ceremony Hello Emersonians! On May 12th, 2022, one of our fellow Emersonians, Adele Lim shared this piece of advice as this year’s commencement speaker. While it speaks volumes to the 2022 …

“I would just say to my younger self, take a moment to step back and realize that you are incredibly talented” – Joel David Ahumada ’13

Joel David Ahumada is Class of 2013 and currently works at Condé Nast Entertainment! During their time at Emerson College, they majored in Broadcast Journalism and were a part of many student organizations, including EmChannel, Urban Dance Theatre, and Emerson Dance Company. After graduating from Emerson College, their first job was a Social Media Producer …

“It’s not always a linear journey. Sometimes it’s a zig zag and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that” – Melissa Obleada

Melissa Obleada ’14 is our first spotlight in our new series PRIDE of Emerson! Melissa Obleada is from the Class of 2014. They received their degree in Marketing Communication. This New Jerseyan works at HubSpot! Their current position is User Researcher. Previously they worked as the Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager at HubSpot as well. …