by Stephen Spinelli Jr., The Boston Globe. May 13, 2019
The tumultuous state of higher education has become standard front-page news as colleges and universities close, consolidate, and grapple with foreboding market dynamics. […] Yet, in this age of disruption, colleges and universities willing to think creatively, embrace change, and work collaboratively to meet the needs of students can create lifelong relationships that will sustain institutions, stakeholders, and society. Read more . . .
by Rebecca Szkutak, The Berkeley Beacon. October 8, 2014
At Emerson, many students have probably heard “ProArts” in passing, though not everyone knows exactly what it is. The term refers to the ProArts Consortium program, a partnership that links Boston art schools through classes and educational resources. Read more . . .
By Alyssa Ochs, Inside Philanthropy. March 24, 2014
Although many major universities offer degree programs in the arts, many aspiring artists find themselves more at home at traditional art-focused colleges. Six art-focused colleges in Boston are part of the Professional Arts Consortium (ProArts), which is dedicated to visual and performing arts in Boston. The Barr Foundation, which devotes about 12% of its grantmaking budget to arts organizations, recently awarded a$140,000 grant to the ProArts Consortium. Read More . . .
By Jenn Zarate, The Berkeley Beacon. February 27, 2014
The ProArts Consortium received a $140,000 grant from the Barr Foundation to develop its programs with six arts-focused colleges in Boston, including Emerson, according to its executive director, Ross Bresler. Read More . . .
by Linda Matchen, The Boston Globe. October 20, 2011
The writing class started much like any other. In the first half of the screenwriting exercise, Emerson College students discussed plot development, effective characters, and establishing conflict.
Then they added music. They moved to another classroom, where they joined students from Berklee College of Music. One played a flawless riff on the piano. Another sang and tap danced. Several intensely studied musical scores. Read more . . .
By Doug Paul Case, The Berkeley Beacon. March 3, 2011
Among pro sports fans, New York’s Madison Square Garden is considered the mecca of basketball.
But on Sunday, Emerson’s Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gymnasium took that title for the six schools in the Professional Arts Consortium [ProArts]. Read More . . .
by Zoe Ingalls, The Chronicle of Higher Education. June 19, 1998
Standing alone in the spotlight, dressed in a white t-shirt and loose, gray pants, Gail Ann Haus suddenly switches from eloquent, poetic language and graceful gestures into disjointed fragments of sentences, punctuated by stutters that pierce the air like shards of glass. Read More . . .