Improv as Mindfulness Practice

Image you are on a stage, standing before an audience who is waiting to be entertained, by you, and you have prepared nothing. What may be your nightmare is a dream to improv comedians such as Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, and Keegan-Michael Key.  Improv comedy is about listening in the moment to any cues you […]

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#BeyondMarketing: College Student Development on Social Media

With colleges and universities across the country transitioning to online-only courses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, student life staff are left with nearly vacant campuses and a sudden demand to engage student populations in new, digitally-focused ways. In a recent article published by NASPA Knowledge Communities, Liam Rice, the Assistant Director of Student Conduct/Resident Director, […]

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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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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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