Meet Your Admissions Counselor

Get to know the Admissions staff at Emmanuel College and find out who may be visiting your region or country!

The admissions staff at Emmanuel College looks forward to meeting you! We are here to learn about you, answer your questions and guide you through the admissions process.

Counselors by Region

Kaitlyn April | Senior Associate Director of Admissions

aprilk@emmanuel.edu

Kaitlyn coordinates our multicultural recruitment efforts. She visits and reads freshman applications for students from Boston, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, western New York, Puerto Rico, Florida, Hawaii, New Mexico, Nevada as well as all international students and U.S. citizens living abroad.Kaitlyn also works with transfer students applying to Emmanuel whose last names begin with A-K.

Learn More
Andrea Breen | Associate Director of Admissions - Campus Visitation and Events Manager

breena@emmanuel.edu

Andrea oversees our on-campus and virtual events for prospective students and families. She also recruits and reads applications from Western Massachusetts.

Learn More
Olivia Foderaro | Assistant Director of Admissions

foderaroo@emmanuel.edu

Olivia works with students from Massachusetts (South Shore of Boston, Norfolk County, Bristol County, and Plymouth County), Maine, New York (Capital Region Area and Westchester & Rockland Counties), New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.She also reads applications fromNebraska, Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Alaska, Idaho, North Dakota, Washington and Wyoming.

Learn More
Emily Heaney | Senior Assistant Director of Admissions

heaneye@emmanuel.edu

Emily is a double alumna of Emmanuel College. She visits and reads applications for Massachusetts (Metrowest & Cape Cod and the Islands), Connecticut (Fairfield and Litchfield Counties), California, New Hampshire, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Montana, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah and Arizona. She also serves as the Admissions Office liaison for the Honors Program at Emmanuel College and reads transfer applicants who have a last name beginning with L-Z.

Learn More
Shawn Lee | Assistant Director of Admissions

lees2@emmanuel.edu

Shawn works with students from the following areas: Central Massachusetts and Worcester, Connecticut (New London and Windham County, New Haven and Middlesex County & Hartford and Tolland County), New York City and Long Island, Illinois, and Texas.

Learn More
Ian Sonia | Senior Associate Director of Admissions Marketing

soniai@emmanuel.edu

Ian coordinates our admissions marketing and communications projects. He also visits and reads applications for Massachusetts (Essex and Middlesex Counties), Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Kansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia.

Learn More

Explore Emmanuel

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.

Learn More
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.

Learn More
Learn More
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.

Learn More
Research Spotlight: Searching for an Evolution Solution

Propelled by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, students and faculty in the Mathematics Department are studying the rate of evolution in spatially structured populations using evolutionary graph theory, which may inform the estimation of important events in our evolutionary past, such as when humans split from our closest primate relatives.

Learn More
Learn More
Research Spotlight: Powerful Partnerships

In collaboration with Emmanuel graduate, Kierstin Giunco ’17, Associated Professor of Education Christine Leighton and current student Kayla Balthazar '20 are working with local elementary students to deepen reading engagement and comprehension.

Learn More
Research Spotlight: Economics Education on a Global Scale

As her research in economics education has focused on innovation in the classroom and finding ways to help students apply economic theories to real-world situations, students are vital in every aspect to Associate Professor of Economics Rebecca Moryl’s work.

Learn More
Eileen Milien '22: A Career-Affirming CURE

When choosing a college, Eileen knew two things for sure—that she would be able to get to know her professors and peers and that she wanted to be in an area in which she would have myriad opportunities in the research and medicine.

Learn More
Melissa Duffy '20: Artist and Appreciator

When Melissa started at Emmanuel, she chose what she believed to be two separate and distinct majors—studio art and history—to fulfill her both her personal and professional interests.

Learn More
Kai Uehara '20: Social Justice Scholar

Kai has always had the inclination to try to make any situation better. When he was searching for colleges, Emmanuel's social justice mission resounded deeply with his ideals of supporting those who need the help.

Learn More
Robert Columbus '20: The Idea Man

Robert’s interest in the workings of the wider world grew in 2011 as the Arab Spring became international news. “I love history,” he said, “so knowing the history of the states as well as their current affairs made their actions and interactions much more interesting to me.”

Learn More

Let's Get Started.

Emmanuel is a place where students broaden their sense of what’s possible and prepare for inspiring careers in an ever-changing world. Be here.