Saints Spotlight: Meghan Larkin '19
When Meghan Larkin '19 was a first-year student at Emmanuel, she paid close attention to her resident assistants (RAs) and became inspired by the effort they put into creating a positive living environment.
Milestones in Emmanuel College’s History
Emmanuel College opens at 400 The Fenway
On June 7th, 26 young women become the first Emmanuel College graduates
College purchases additional land on The Fenway and expands the campus to Avenue Louis Pasteur and Brookline Avenue
During the Great Depression, the Alumnae Association creates the Placement Bureau to help students and graduates find employment
Emmanuel students and graduates contribute to the war effort
College purchases additional land along Avenue Louis Pasteur
Student Government is established
Alumnae Hall opens as a science center, the first building constructed since the Administration Building
Intercollegiate basketball introduced at Emmanuel
College purchases additional land along Brookline Avenue
Marian Hall opens as a multi-purpose building serving as a residence, dining facility and student center
St. James Hall built to house Sisters of Notre Dame
First student residence hall, Julie Hall, opens
St. Ann Hall opens
Loretto Hall opens
Cardinal Cushing Library dedicated
St. Joseph Hall, Emmanuel's largest residence hall, opens
Senator Edward M. Kennedy gives the Commencement Address
College initiates continuing education program
Students participate in a teach-in as part of the anti-war movement
Democratic presidential primary debate on women's issues hosted by Emmanuel
A new science center opens in renovated Marian Hall
First Founders' Day honors St. Julie Billiart and the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
Emmanuel's campus becomes fully networked, bringing technology to each residence hall
Emmanuel President Sr. Janet Eisner, SND, initiates founding of the Colleges of the Fenway Consortium
College Chapel reopens after a complete renovation
First coeducational class arrives on campus
Emmanuel signs ground lease with Merck, establishing a first-of-its-kind partnership
Carolyn A. Lynch Institute is established to support urban education
The Jean Yawkey Center, a student center with dining, fitness and a NCAA-regulation gymnasium, opens; Jean Yawkey Center for Community Leadership is established
College establishes the Center for Mission Engagement
Roberto Clemente Field is restored and becomes home field for Emmanuel College athletics
The Maureen Murphy Wilkens Science Center and a renovated Art Department open
Emmanuel completes restoration of its historic Administration Building
The Notre Dame Campus opens in Roxbury, just blocks from where the SNDs operated Notre Dame Academy from 1854-1965
Emmanuel announces the formation of five academic schools: The School of Humanities & Social Sciences, the School of Science & Health, the School of Business & Management, the School of Education and the School of Nursing
The College opens its new, 18-story, 692-bed, contemporary apartment-style residence hall.
The College celebrated its Centennial year with celebrations that reflected on 100 years of transformative educational experiences and the bold, entrepreneurial spirit that enabled Emmanuel to thrive amid changes in society and in higher education.
Emmanuel welcomes the first cohort of traditional undergraduate nursing students.
The Maureen Murphy Wilkens Schools of Nursing & Clinical Sciences formally opens on the second floor of Marian Hall following a complete renovation, adding a state-of-the art skills lab.
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.