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Lights, Camera, Action: Launching the AU Entertainment and Media Alumni Alliance

By Isaac W. K. Thweatt


American University has a long-standing tradition of educating the world's leading contributors in motion pictures, music, television, theater, public communications, and journalism.

With more than 10,000 alumni presently working in entertainment and media, AU introduces the Entertainment and Media Alumni Alliance (EMAA), a new alumni engagement effort that allows alumni and current students working and studying in these fields to strengthen their bonds to one another.

AU is excited about this new alumni effort; and along with a dedicated list of host committee alumni, we want you to share in the celebration.

Join us for the EMAA Launch Party on Wednesday, June 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the W Hollywood Residences Rooftop in Los Angeles, California.

Whether you are interested in career connections, social events, advocacy, student mentorship, exposure, or simply a unique way to give back, EMAA is a great place to start.

Additionally, we want to continue to build our volunteer leadership base in L.A., New York City, and eight additional major entertainment and media markets, including Chicago, San Francisco/San Jose, Dallas, Philadelphia, Boston, Houston, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C.

Interested in volunteering? Email us at or complete the Alumni Volunteer Form online.

We look forward to having you join us in L.A. on June 19.

Visit the new Entertainment and Media Alumni Alliance web page to view our host committee or to sign up to be an EMAA volunteer.