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Welcome to Emmanuel College

Emmanuel is a Catholic, coeducational, residential liberal arts and sciences college with a 17-acre main campus in the heart of Boston's educational, scientific, cultural and medical communities. There is simply no other place like it.

Emmanuel College is a Catholic, coeducational, residential, liberal arts and sciences college in Boston. Learn why there is no other place like it.

Founded in 1919 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Emmanuel College has a rich history of tradition and transformation.

The Emmanuel College mission is rooted in the belief that "education is the greatest work on Earth," and a commitment to the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Located in the Fenway neighborhood and the Longwood Medical and Academic Area, Emmanuel is in the heart of Boston's educational, scientific, cultural and medical communities.

The College's undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff make up a vibrant and diverse community.

Emmanuel is a place that is ever-changing and innovating to meet students' needs, through strategic and campus planning led by the College's Administration and Board of Trustees.

The College's partnerships span science, education, leadership and community service, making connections locally, nationally and globally.

Emmanuel's 17-acre residential campus is a mix of the historic and modern, from the original Administration Building to the state-of-the art Maureen Murphy Wilkens Science Center.

Academic, administrative, student life services and more are all available through the College's campus departments.

Students, faculty, and alumni are engaged members of the community—on campus and beyond—and their stories are highlighted in articles, videos, photography, social media and more.

Each year there are hundreds of events hosted on the Emmanuel campus, including major academic milestones, student club activities, athletic competitions, lectures and more.

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Jolie Erlacher ’19 Finds Purpose Counseling Those in Need

As early as her second year at Emmanuel College, Jolie Erlacher '19 discovered the power of networking, seeing firsthand how the connections she has made at Emmanuel-and then beyond-have affected the course of her academic and career trajectory, each opportunity opening a door to the next.

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Featured Faculty: Rebecca Moryl

Dr. Rebecca Moryl is an Associate Professor of Economics at Emmanuel College. Professor Moryl teaches on subjects including microeconomics, economic relations, the politics of international economic relations and urban economics. She believes that understanding economics is critical to understanding the worlds-big and small-in which we live.

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Featured Faculty: Aren Gerdon

Professor Aren Gerdon is the Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics and an Associate Professor of Chemistry at Emmanuel College. He leads his own chemistry research group, focusing on biomaterials, and works closely with other research groups across campus. Professor Gerdon is passionate about sharing his deep knowledge of chemistry with his students, guiding them from class work to practical, real-world lab experiments.

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Featured Faculty: Petros Vamvakas

Petros Vamvakas is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Latin American Studies, Middle East Studies and Peace Studies Programs. His work focuses on security and democratization, as well as issues related to identity and race in politics throughout the Americas. As part of his teaching, he has escorted groups of students to Crete, Greece, and will be bringing a group of students to Cuba.

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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.