Guthman Graduates from Emerson College
On Sunday, May 11, Joseph Guthman of Culver City graduated from Emerson College. Guthman earned a BFA in Design/Technology.
At Emerson's 134th undergraduate Commencement ceremony, approximately 900 bachelor's degrees were conferred, and more than 300 master's degrees were conferred during the graduate exercises.
Jay Leno, an alumnus, author, producer, and former host of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, delivered the undergraduate address, and Scott Simon, author, journalist, and host of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, gave the graduate address. Both were presented with honorary degrees as were hunger relief advocate Catherine D'Amato, CEO of The Greater Boston Food Bank, and celebrated CNN news anchor Don Lemon.
Emerson College is located in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the historic Boston Common and in the heart of the city's Theatre District, Emerson College educates individuals who will solve problems and change the world through engaged leadership in communication and the arts, a mission informed by liberal learning. The College has 3,660 undergraduates and 829 graduate students from across the United States and 75 countries. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a renowned faculty, students participate in more than 90 student organizations and performance groups, 14 NCAA teams, student publications, honor societies, television stations including the Emerson Channel, and WERS-FM, the award-winning student-run, professionally managed radio station. The College is known for its study and internship programs in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., the Netherlands, London, China, and the Czech Republic. In January 2014, Emerson opened its new permanent facility in LA, which houses 200 juniors and seniors during a semester-long internship study program. The College has an active network of 32,000 alumni who hold leadership positions in communication and the arts. For more information, visit emerson.edu.