Support and Services

Resources for the MLI include a dedicated print collection and reading space on Emmanuel's Cardinal Cushing Library mezzanine, as well as electronic resources, including the Leadership Development Channel, licensed for the Emmanuel community. The MLI book collection continues to grow. Additionally, the MLI has gathered articles and case studies on ethics, leadership and contemplative practices to augment discussions among Emmanuel faculty, students and staff (see links below).

Campus support services, including the Career Center and the Academic Resource Center, promote leadership by assisting student efforts in pursuit of nationally recognized fellowships and by supporting the academic, career and personal goals of Emmanuel students.

Steering Committee

Michelle Basilone, Class of 2015
Elizabeth Campbell, Academic Affairs Project Manager
Carolyn Caveny, Associate Director of Academic Advising
Dan Darcy, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Student Activities
Ray Devettere, Wyant Professor and Professor of Philosophy/Director of Values-Based Education
Kevin Farrell, Director of Student Center Services and Assistant Director of Student Activities
Laurie Johnston, Assistant Professor of Theology + Religious Studies
Ruthie Kirchner, Class of 2015
Katrin Kriz, Associate Professor of Sociology
Wendy LaBron, Director of the Academic Resource Center
Amma Marfo, Assistant Director of Student Activities
Rebecca Moryl, Assistant Professor of Economics
Cindy O'Callaghan, Associate Dean of Academic Program Support
Patricia Rissmeyer, Vice President of Student Affairs
Regina Rutter, Lecturer, Department of Management 
Hilary Skov, Class of 2015, Student Director of Contemplation across the Campus
Susan von Daum Tholl, Director of the Cardinal Cushing Library
Petros Vamvakas, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies
Thomas Wall, Professor of Philosophy

Explore Emmanuel

Emmanuel Awarded Cummings Foundation Grant for Service Initiatives

In May 2019, Emmanuel College was selected as one of 100 Boston-area nonprofits to receive a $100,000 grant through Cummings Foundation's "$100K for 100" program. The grant will help support service initiatives through Emmanuel's Cardinal Seán O'Malley Center for Mission & Ministry.

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A Commitment to Service: Justin Prairie '05

Although half a world away in Pakistan, Justin Prairie '05 is never far from Emmanuel and Boston. A foreign service officer with the U.S. State Department, Justin currently works on political and military affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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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.

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Location, Opportunity Driving Influences for McGrath '20

When Rachael was applying to college, she hadn't quite figured out what she wanted to study. There were several routes she could take on the path to her future, but deciding on one seemed impossible. It was then that she realized she needed to attend a school that could support all of her interests.

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