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<p>Emmanuel is not only in the heart of the world&rsquo;s greatest college town&mdash;it is an integral part of one of Boston&rsquo;s most dynamic and growing neighborhoods. Recent developments in the Fenway and the Longwood Medical and Academic Area (LMA) are attracting investors and innovators and generating new possibilities for students, both before and after graduation.</p>

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College News

  • Evolving Emmanuel's Brand

    <p>The higher education sector has changed substantially in the last decade. Trends include an intensifying competition for students; closer scrutiny of the value of a four-year, residential liberal arts education; and greater expectations for a return on investment. At the same time, college and university marketing programs have grown in size, resources and sophistication.</p>

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  • Board of Trustees Elects Margaret McKenna ’83 as Chair

    <p>The Emmanuel College Board of Trustees recently voted to appoint Margaret L. McKenna, a member of the Class of 1983, as its new Chair. &ldquo;How fitting it is to have an alumna leading the Board as we approach the College&rsquo;s Centennial in 2019,&rdquo; said Thomas J. Hynes, Jr., who twice chaired the Board with distinction, most recently from 2007 to 2016, and who will continue to provide leadership as the Board&rsquo;s Vice Chair. &ldquo;Tom has demonstrated such an inspiring commitment to Emmanuel,&rdquo; said President Sister Janet Eisner, SND. &ldquo;We are grateful that the Board will continue to benefit from his expertise and strategic vision.&rdquo;</p>

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  • Emmanuel Welcomes Largest-Ever First-Year Class

    <p>The Class of 2020&mdash;which will be the first to graduate in Emmanuel&rsquo;s second century&mdash;arrived on campus September 4. The 596 new Saints represent the largest first-year class in the College&rsquo;s history. Additionally, Emmanuel welcomed 29 transfers for a total of 625 new students for Fall 2016. They hail from 24 states and Puerto Rico, and from countries including Brazil, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Jordan, Lebanon and Pakistan.</p>

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  • Smith Appointed Director of Diversity and Inclusion

    <p>Emmanuel recently promoted Jeff Smith, previously Director of Multicultural Programs, to Director of Diversity and Inclusion/ Multicultural Programs.&nbsp;</p>

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  • “Know Your IX” Programming Launched

    <p>Like many American colleges and universities, the Emmanuel community is engaged in conversations concerning Title IX and sexual assault awareness and education. To raise awareness of the College&rsquo;s extensive Title IX-related resources, a group of administrators, faculty and staff recently deve oped a year long campus-wide campaign titled &ldquo;Know Your IX.&rdquo;</p>

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  • Student Summer Research

    <p>Over the summer, 40 Emmanuel students completed research and special academic projects on campus alongside 15 faculty members from seven academic departments. Emmanuel&rsquo;s summer research program&mdash;which provides students with 10 weeks of on-campus housing and a stipend&mdash;provides undergraduates opportunities to co-author publications and present at national conferences. These experiences position them for success when applying to graduate programs and pursuing careers in their fields.</p>

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  • ACE: Helping First-Year Students Thrive

    <p>For the second year, Emmanuel offered its innovative Academic Connections for Engagement (ACE) Seminar to enhance the academic integration of first-year students.</p>

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