Emmanuel's curriculum emphasizes global awareness. In the classroom, you'll be exposed to differing perspectives on issues affecting the world at large. Outside of class, you'll live and interact with people of widely diverse backgrounds and cultures-from more than two dozen countries around the globe-adding richness to your education.
If you are an international student or a U.S. citizen or permanent resident currently living overseas, the Admissions Office will work with you through the admissions process. The Admissions staff and professionals in the Office of International Programs will also help you in your transition to your new home at Emmanuel and to college life in Boston. International students will attend a workshop the first week of class to understanding their responsibilities under their F-1 visa and receive helpful resources for attending college in the United States and living in Boston. Permanent residents living abroad are welcome to attend this workshop and make connections with other students residing internationally.
International students will receive academic and student life support throughout their tenure at Emmanuel from various offices on campus, and F-1 support from the Designated School Officials (P/DSOs), who will keep you informed on the benefits and regulations associated with maintaining proper F-1 visa status in the United States.
Emmanuel's international students follow a variety of paths after graduation. Some go on to graduate programs at some of the most prestigious universities in the U.S. and abroad. Others take advantage of the practical training program offered by the U.S. government, gaining practical work experience in well-known companies in the U.S. Still, others return to their native countries to work for world-renowned corporations or to run their own businesses.
In a city known for innovation in healthcare, opportunities for Emmanuel students are bolstered by our location within the world-renowned Longwood Medical and Academic Area (LMA). With walking-distance access to cutting-edge scientific and medical institutions, ours is a neighborhood that stands hand-in-hand with the future.
History and secondary ed major Michael Rainha left Emmanuel prepared to succeed in a classroom of his own thanks to dedicated professors, supportive peers and a career-solidifying practicum at North Quincy High School.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brianna Wiseman '15 began her first year at Emmanuel with her mind set on becoming a teacher. So how, years later, did her path lead to Fidelity Investments and her current position as a Deployment Analyst?
John Casey BSN '16 made the most of his time as a student in Emmanuel's RN-to-BSN program, using every lesson as motivation to grow personally and professionally—from learning a foreign language, pursuing new certifications and taking up yoga.
After more than a decade as an RN at New England Baptist Hospital, Castella Edward MSN '16 decided take the next step in her career, building upon experience to enhance her daily practice, take a more active role in policy review and more.