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Now more than ever, our world needs Saints

The following Centennial fundraising priorities provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for all who love Emmanuel to ensure the College's strength for current and future generations of students.

I am so grateful for Emmanuel’s donors. They have allowed me to experience incredible opportunities and to discover my passions and goals in life.

Support Future Scholarship Students

By supporting the Centennial fundraising priorities, donors can:

  • Open Doors of Opportunity for Promising Young Minds: Many students have limited financial means yet vast potential. An Emmanuel education provides pathways to lives they might have never imagined.
  • Build a Better World for Everyone: Our students go out into the world prepared and inspired by their Emmanuel education to become agents of progress in a wide range of professions and endeavors.
  • Make an Outsize Philanthropic Impact: Gifts go a very long way at Emmanuel; here donors can see the difference their generosity has made and the lives they have changed.

Centennial Fundraising Priorities

The Emmanuel Fund

Gifts to the Emmanuel Fund are vital to the College’s ability to meet emerging needs in a competitive higher education landscape, while keeping the cost of an Emmanuel education within families’ financial reach. The College invites its entire community—alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends—to participate in the Emmanuel Fund during the Centennial and to commit to sustained annual support for years to come.
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Financial aid is essential to keeping an Emmanuel education affordable and to sustaining the College’s ability to enroll talented students. Many of our students receive some form of financial assistance.
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New Residence Hall

This contemporary, 18-story residence hall is strengthening Emmanuel’s position within higher education and further enhancing the vibrancy of the College community. There are a number of opportunities for donors to associate their names with this striking new symbol of Emmanuel’s strength as it enters its second century.
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Library Learning Commons

In the Digital Age, the role of the academic library is constantly evolving—and increasingly important. Constructed in 1965 to house thousands of volumes and provide a quiet space for research and study, Emmanuel’s Cardinal Cushing Library is transforming into a 21st century destination for communication, creation and collaboration among students.
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Biomedical Research Lab

This 2,000-square-foot lab will provide additional space for faculty-student projects and enhance Emmanuel’s reputation as a destination for science education and discovery.
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President's 40th Anniversary Academic Excellence Fund

Donors to this fund will advance a culture of academic distinction at Emmanuel while honoring the transformative leadership of Sister Janet Eisner, SNDdeN. Resources will help the College attract and retain superb faculty, drive innovation in the curriculum, support student-faculty research and provide internships and other real-world learning experiences.
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Summer Research Programs

Students from all disciplines have the opportunity to participate in a 10-week summer research project in collaboration with faculty, preparing them for both careers and entry into prestigious graduate programs.
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Undergraduate Nursing Program

Launching in Fall 2019, Emmanuel’s new undergraduate nursing program is positioning the College to become a center for excellence in nursing education and to advance quality, compassion and professionalism in this important industry.
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Nursing Laboratory

Emmanuel is building a state-of-the-art laboratory where future undergraduate and graduate nursing students can develop their skills and practice advanced interventions under the guidance of experienced instructors.
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