BOSTON (AP) — It’s kind of a big deal that Emerson College is changing the name of its school of communication.
The college in Boston will rename the school — for one day only — the Ron Burgundy School of Communication on Dec. 4 to honor the fictitious television anchorman.READ MORE: Winchester Woman Among 3 Hurt In Head-On NH Crash
Actor Will Ferrell, in character, is scheduled to share his path to journalism greatness with students. His visit will include a news conference, the renaming ceremony and a screening of “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” Ferrell, as himself, will introduce the movie.READ MORE: 'Baby Safe Haven' Signs Installed In Dorchester Near Where Newborn Was Left In Trash
College President Lee Pelton says Burgundy “understands the power of media, as well as hairspray, firsthand.”
Burgundy, known for telling people he’s “kind of a big deal,” says he hopes to let students know how hard it is to make it to the top, in his words, “especially if you don’t have good hair.”MORE NEWS: 17-Year-Old Natick Boy Killed, Several Injured In Rollover Canton Crash
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