Picture Yourself Here: Saints Abroad

Picture Yourself Here:

Saints Abroad

Emmanuel students pursue new languages, academic majors and life-changing opportunities in more than 70 countries around the world. Students return to Boston with new friends, incredible photos—from their host countries and excursions—and memories that will last a lifetime. Glimpse just a few of the locations Saints have visited over the past couple of years.
Sophie Fish in Crete, Greece

Jamie Wildgoose

  • Location: Crete, Greece
  • Eastern Mediterranean Security Studies Program, Emmanuel College Travel Course
Kara Madden studied in Barcelona, Spain

Kara Madden

  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Home Institution: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Featured Excursion: Montserrat, a mountain in Catalonia, Spain
Parker West studied abroad in Florence Italy

Parker West

  • Location: Florence, Italy
  • Home Institution: Richmond University Florence Center
  • American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)
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Bente Houweling studied in Florence, Italy

Bente Houweling

Jacquelyn Schneider spent a semester at sea

Jacquelyn Schneider

  • Location: Multiple! Jackie traveled 6,500 nautical miles via France, Italy, Spain, Morocco, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Antiguaon the Mediterranean to Caribbean voyage!
  • Program Provider: Semester at Sea
Lauren Roderigues at the Leaning Tower in Pisa

Lauren Roderigues

  • Location: Florence, Italy
  • Home Institution: Florence University of the Arts
  • Program Provider: SAI
  • Close to everything! Lauren also visited Perugia, Pisa, San Gimignano, Bologna, Rome, Milan, Verona, Venice, Siena, Cinque Terre, the Amalfi Coast, Paris, Amsterdam, Prague, Brussels, Berlin, Barcelona, and Croatia
Milford Sound in Queenstown, New Zealand

Libby Langlois

Madelyn Barry in Cape Town, South Africa

Madelyn Barry

  • Location, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Home Institution: University of Cape Town
  • Program Provider: International Studies Abroad (ISA)
  • Featured Excursions: Sandboarding in Cape Town, hiking Table Mountain and Lions Head, Robben Island, Cape of Good Hope (the southernmost point of Africa)
Simon Pilecki in India

Simon Pilecki

  • Location: Hyderabad, India
  • Home Institution: University of Hyderabad
  • Gilman Scholarship Recipient
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Alex Shipps in Rome, Italy

Alex Shipps

  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Home Institution: American Unviersity of Rome
  • Program Provider: CIS Abroad
  • Featured excursion: A hike up Mount Vesuvius to take in the sights of Naples from above
Alanna Saunders in Jonkoping, Sweden

Alanna Saunders

  • Location: Jönköping, Sweden
  • Home Insitution: Unviersity of Jönköping
  • Emmanuel College Exchange Program for students studying in the communications program
Mae Harrington spent a semester at sea

Mae Harrington

  • Location: Many! Mae spent 106 days visiting 11 countries on four continents
  • Itinerary for "A Voyage Around the World," included stops in Germany, Spain, Ghana, South Africa, India, Myanmar (Burma), Việt Nam, China, Japan, Hawaii and the United States
  • Program Provider: Semester at Sea
Emmanuel Student in Crete, Greece

Emmanuel Students in Greece

  • Location: Crete, Greece
  • Course: Eastern Mediterranean Security Studies Program
  • Emmanuel College Travel Course
Typeface created by Martina Benassi

Martina Benassi

  • Location: Weimar, Germany
  • Home Institution: Bauhaus University
  • Emmanuel College Exchange Program for studio art majors
Learn more about Martina's journey
Emmanuel Student in Chennai, India

Emmanuel Students in India

  • Location: Chennai, India
  • Course: India: Religion, Culture, Justice
  • Emmanuel College Travel Course
Emmanuel students snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns, Australia

Emmanuel Students in Australia

  • Location: Cairns, Australia
  • Marine Microbiology in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Emmanuel College Travel Course
Emmanuel Students in front of a door

Emmanuel Students in Belgium

  • Locations: Namur, Belgium and Rome, Italy
  • Course: Contemplation and Action: An Introduction to Christian Spirituality
  • Emmanuel College Travel Course
Emmanuel Students in Africa

Carli Moren

  • Lorenzo de Medici
  • Academic Programs International (API)
Emmanuel Students in Africa

Emmanuel Students in South Africa

  • Locations: South Africa and Swaziland
  • Course: South Africa: Religion, Gender & AIDS
  • Emmanuel College Travel Course

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Christine Burke '22: Counseling with Compassion

Counseling & health psychology major Christine came to Emmanuel knowing she wanted to pursue a career in health care, and the College’s opportunities and connections for students interested in the field—as well as a neuroscience course she attended at EC Incoming—made the decision an easy one.

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Setting the Standard for Nursing Excellence

Within the Maureen Murphy Wilkens School of Nursing & Clinical Sciences, students gain the type of hands-on, practical experience that helps them emerge as well-rounded, in-demand nursing professionals.

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Nick Eline '23: Perseverance in a Pandemic

Nick grew up in a family of medical professionals—his mother and grandmother are both nurses and his father is a paramedic. “I’ve always been surrounded with medical jargon and stories of health incidents, crises, and the rewarding benefits of providing care,” he said.

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Nadel Henville '22: Creating Community Takes Center Stage

For Nadel, the stage is her “second home,” and the community she’s found within Emmanuel’s Theater program, a second family. While she originally thought she would pursue college theater as a hobby, she soon realized the work would define her student experience and provide a foundation for life beyond Emmanuel.

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Gianna Kittle '20: Advocating for Justice

Prior to coming to Emmanuel, Gianna had never heard of the field of sociology, but was very familiar and passionate about issues of crime and justice. Her time at Emmanuel helped her to not only put a name—but also, a purpose—to that passion.

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