Looking to enrich your coursework or explore a subject area outside of your major? Check out the below list of academic organizations and click on any group name to connect with a representative via email.  You can also contact us at to connect with the group of your choice!

Art Club
President: Tia Moores
Advisor: Kathy Soles
We aim to create a positive, open space that can function as an artistic opportunity for students to feel the therapeutic qualities of creative activities among others who are interested in the same emotional benefits. We hope to cultivate creative personalities who wish to expand and/or grow their creative capabilities. A collective appreciative focus on past artwork by various established artists will be handled as an education tool to draw inspiration. The aim is to learn different techniques and process them with thoughts into our own creation.

Art History Club
: Lucy McGing
Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Fowler
We aim to help the past aid our future. By exploring art history, we can learn where our roots lie and reveal aspects of the human experience.

Biology Club
: Alaina Boucher
Advisors: Dr. Padraig Deighan and Dr. Jason Kuehner
The mission of the Biology Club is to enrich the minds of students who wish to broaden their scientific horizons. We provide opportunities to students who may not be aware of what's happening in the Boston area regarding science and healthcare opportunities. We strive to educate and support science-loving students from throughout the Colleges of Fenway.

Business & Economics Club
Thomas Urbanowski
Advisor: Dr. Kelly Basile
The Business and Economics Club brings together members of the Emmanuel community who share a common interest in business and economics. We believe that the best way to learn about business is to have fun with it. Members discuss critical issues facing the business world today and plan events that take a more in-depth look at business and how it relates to our lives. We give students the opportunity to combine their academic knowledge with real world situations and network with professionals through presentations and discussions. In addition, it is our goal to provide a forum for anyone interested in business, both majors and non-majors. 

Chemistry Club
President: Kassidy Pataoine
Advisor: Dr. Carley Henderson
We strive to increase scientific literacy and interest in a fun and casual environment for all members.

Education Club
President: Amanda Perez-Rodriguez
Advisor: Dr. Patterson Rogers
The Education Club aims to provide a space for future educators or anyone else intrigued by education to discuss their future and how they are reaching their goals. We strive to serve our community by providing opportunities for local students and teachers to expand their learning and become increasingly invested in the world around them while also doing all we can to create programs that invest in children.

Graphic Design Club
President: Christina Eng
Advisor: Erich Doubek
Our mission as the Graphic Design Club of Emmanuel College is to provide an environment for designers to grow. This club is open to graphic design majors, minors and non-majors alike, and anyone who has an interest in design or visual communication.

History Club
Jessica Gavin
Advisor: Dr. Javier Marion
Emmanuel College's History Club is geared toward giving students the opportunity to love history through experience and discussion.

Minds Investigating New and Developing Studies
President: Feyisayo Falayi
Advisor: Melanie Leussis
Our mission is to encourage, and guide students interested in research. Each student will be given the opportunity to learn from alumni and well-rounded individuals in the field of science in order to further their knowledge in new developing studies and their own careers.

Philosophy Club
President: Charlotte Sulick
Advisors: Dr. Ryan Mott and Dr. Kaplan Hasanoglu
Philosophy Club provides an engaging and fun setting for students to discuss philosophy.

Psychology Club
Rachel Kane
Advisor: Dr. Helen MacDonald
Our mission is to encourage a strong community interest in the field of psychology as well as the involvement of students in understanding the human mind—and the growing importance of mental health—in a fun and interactive setting.

Sociology Club
President: Abigale McKenelley
Advisor: Dr. Katrin Kriz and Dr. Janese Free
We serve to promote education about the academic field of sociology as well as awareness of issues within today's society. The club offers educational discussion, as well as opportunities to serve the community through the lens of a sociological understanding. The club concentrates on the areas of Social Justice, Human Services, and Criminal Justice.

STEM Major Support Group
President: Abigail Greer
Advisor: Dr. Janel Cabrera
Our mission is to unite STEM majors and foster a sense of community and stress-relief among students.


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Robert Columbus '20: The Idea Man

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