Five Schools, One Community: The Colleges of the Fenway
Through the Colleges of the Fenway (COF) consortium, students share the best of both worlds: continuing to study and live in a small-college setting while enjoying the resources of a larger academic environment.
Collectively, the colleges represent more than 12,000 undergraduate students, comprising 16.2 percent of the total Boston population of undergraduates attending four-year colleges, more than 700 full-time faculty and 2,300 course offerings.
MULTIPLY YOUR ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITIES
Want to add glassblowing to your studio art skillset? Enhance your communications & media studies major with a course in data literacy & visualization? Or learn Japanese before your dream study abroad trip? The hallmark of the five college consortium, cross-registration enables COF students to take courses at other COF institutions.
Browse the course directory, learn the four easy steps to complete course registration and check out other special COF academic opportunities, such as minors in sustainability or performing arts.
NEVER A DULL MOMENT
If there isn't enough going on within Emmanuel's dynamic campus, students are regularly invited to participate in activities and events across COF schools. Also, check out:
College is a chance to explore the world, and the COF Global Education Opportunities (GEO) Center works directly with students to enhance and promote international programs, study abroad and cultural exchange both at the COF and abroad.
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.
Growing up in a suburban town outside of Boston, going to college in the city had always been a goal for Jake. After touring Emmanuel's campus he felt it had the perfect mixture of “small campus feel and big city appeal.”
What began as an on-campus job in Emmanuel's student center transformed into a new career path for Jessie, one that brought her to Harvard University as a master's candidate in higher education administration.
Chemistry graduate Jennifer Scarborough '17 has found a way to combine her love for science and education. She shares her enthusiasm for the subjects as an education associate in the Hall of Human Life exhibit at Museum of Science Boston—one of the top science museums in the country (according to National Geographic).
At Emmanuel, management major Juan Sebastian Levy '14 prepared to succeed in an increasingly global society, experience that has taken him to Wayfair's offices in Berlin and back to Reebok's international headquarters in Boston.
Kylia visited Emmanuel's Career Center for the first time during her freshman year and made key connections that would eventually lead her to a full-time position in research administration at Harvard University.
One of Jannet Desvira's goals early in her Emmanuel career was to become president of the Business Leaders of Emmanuel Club. She has achieved that and more—and is poised to become a business leader in the real world.
On campus and off, Jaxell Negron is all about building community. As an RA, he creates a strong, safe sense of rapport within his residence hall. Through the on-campus boxing club he co-founded, he gave students a new way to work out and relieve stress.