Embrace Diversity! (Wait, what does diversity mean?)

On college campuses nationwide, students are encouraged to embrace diversity the moment they arrive. But what does that even mean? In the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Emmanuel College, we define diversity as the differences among people with respect to age, class, ethnicity, gender, physical and mental ability, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, […]

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What I Learned from Studying Abroad (And You Can, Too)

Immediately when I went to college, I knew that I wanted to study abroad. It was 2010, when I got that chance. I studied with Semester at Sea, visiting countries in Asia, Africa, and South America. I made lifelong friends and was able to comparatively explore and learn about different countries, while participating in service […]

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tips to consider as you navigate the college athlete recruitment process

How to Recruit Yourself for College Athletics

So, you want to continue to play a sport in college but you’re just not sure how to go about the college recruiting process. Don’t worry, you’re not the only one wondering how to keep your athletic career alive at the next level. In fact, only about 10 percent of high school athletes go on […]

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A college's location is a key differentiator in your college search

Why Location Matters to Your College Search and Career Goals

  • Chris Gray
  • February 4, 2019

Location, location, location. Maybe you’ve heard this phrase uttered in relation to real estate, however, it’s just as important when comparing college campuses. Considering the fact that buying a home and paying for your college education are two of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make in your life, getting the greatest bang for you buck […]

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Emmanuel students take advantage of one-on-one interactions with Career Center staff and the many unique opportunities presented by the College's location in the heart of Boston.

How to Know Your College Career Center is Committed to Your Long-term Success

As an experienced career development professional and all-around networking enthusiast, I’ve seen firsthand that not all college career centers are created equal. One of an effective career center’s most crucial functions is to create awareness and build relationships with potential employers. Below are five ways a career center’s employer relations team should work to help students and alumni find professional success while attending college—and long after. […]

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