The Emmanuel College First Year Focus Leadership Academy is a leadership development program geared to first year EC students who demonstrate leadership potential, commitment to the future of Emmanuel College, and a strong drive to achieve great things at EC. The Leadership Academy is a unique educational opportunity for first year students to participate. Through the Academy, first year students will learn about personal identity, their leadership style, and strengthen their leadership potential on the EC campus. The leadership behaviors they will learn can be applied immediately to their co-curricular activities. The Emmanuel College First Year Focus Leadership Academy shows Emmanuel's commitment to and investment in, the development of student leaders. This year-long leadership development program will prepare participants to take on roles within the college and challenge them to expand their horizons and begin creating a legacy during their college experience.
Class Office SGA
The Student Government Association is the governing board of all recognized student clubs and organizations. The student body elects the SGA's Executive Board, along with the residence hall and commuter student representatives. Each of the four classes elects their own Executive Board. Collectively, they serve as the voice of all students.
Join the members of the Commuter Council and meet other new students who will be commuting to Emmanuel this year. Join Emmanuel Staff and Administrators who will discuss the resources and opportunities offered to commuters and ask any questions you may have. All students are welcome!
First-year students are offered the opportunity to work in their residence halls. This is one of many job opportunities on campus for first years— to find out more about other job opportunities on campus check out EC3 Career Advice Network.
Admissions Ambassador Program. Students can apply their second semester as a first-year.
Orientation Leaders help ease the transition for new students here at Emmanuel. These students assist in all aspects of summer orientation sessions, as well as leading new students through the Welcome Week activities.
The 1804 Society is a leadership organization named in honor of the founding year of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. The organization encourages students to promote service to others and provides distinguished ambassadors of Emmanuel College to the campus and the wider community. This group of individuals continues the Emmanuel tradition through an understanding of the mission of the College.