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Graduate & Professional Programs Fall 2016
Student Newsletter

New! – GPP Social on November 1st, 2016
Mark your calendars! Join us for a GPP Social on November 1st, 2016 from 4:30pm – 6pm in the Jean Yawkey Center Glass Room (1st Floor)! Students, faculty and GPP staff are invited to celebrate the new academic year with pizza and conversation! Come network with fellow GPP students in all programs, chat with your academic advisor or meet new faculty members. An email invitation is forthcoming.

Refreshments will be on a first-come, first-served basis so come early! To RSVP, please email or call 617-735-9958.

New! – For December 2016 Graduates
If you have not submitted your application for degree to Kate Schoeck or the Registrar’s office, please do so as soon as possible. The application must be completed in order to graduate from Emmanuel College.  To ensure your diploma appropriately reflects your program of study and your name as you wish it to appear, please;

  1. Complete the Application for Degree form (attached)
  2. Sign and date the bottom of the form
  3. Scan or fax the completed Application for Degree form.  You can send it directly to this email address ( or fax it to my attention at 617-507-0434.

Please be sure to include your student ID number and whether you will be attending Commencement on May 13th, 2017.

In addition, on Thursday, November 1st, 2016, December graduates can expect to receive an email with a link to the Student Outcomes Survey.  Kindly complete this short survey as it provides the College with valuable information regarding student plans after graduation. Upon completion of the survey, your name will be entered into a drawing to win great prizes, including iPads and gift cards.

GPP Blog
Have you checked out the GPP Blog lately?! Be sure to check it for info and articles regarding working professionals, higher education, business and op-ed pieces, in addition to reminders and helpful information! We are also looking to feature students, alumni and staff with guest blogs. If you have an idea that you’d like to see up on the blog, email Kate Schoeck, Assistant Director for GPP, at In the meantime, please visit our blog and join the conversation! 

Reminder – Register for your Fall 2 courses today! For Management and Education Students!
If you haven’t registered for your Fall 2 course yet, please do so as soon as possible! Registering early will help us avoid course cancellations and future course planning. If you are unsure what to register for, please contact your academic advisor as soon as possible. The dates for the Fall 2 semester are below:

Fall 2, 2016 (16/2F)
No Monday classes face-to-face
Tuesdays, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Dec 6, 13
Wednesdays, Oct 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 30 Dec 7, 14 (No Class Nov 23rd/Thanksgiving Eve)
Thursdays, Oct 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15 (No Class Nov 24th/Thanksgiving Day)
Saturdays, Oct 29, Nov 5, 12, 19, Dec 3, 10, 17 (No Class Nov 26th/Thanksgiving Weekend)
Online course dates: Monday, October 31st – Sunday, December 18th 

Spring 2017 registration will open on October 11th. Mark your calendars!

Upcoming Events
New! – An Afternoon Tea with Jean Watson: For Nurses!
The Emmanuel College Department of Nursing cordially invites you to an Afternoon Tea with Jean Watson, Ph.D., RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, on Monday, October24th, 2016 from 4pm – 5:30pm in the Emmanuel College Auditorium. One continuing education credit will be awarded. Enjoy an elegant tea, book signing, presentation and discussion on translating the concepts of human caring into one’s life and practice. The Tea also serves as a fundraiser for the Nola Della-Monica Nursing Scholarship. Jean Watson, Ph.D., RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, is the founder of the Watson Caring Science Institute and a Distinguished Professor/Dean Emerita at the University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing, Anschutz Medical Center. She is also the recipient of 13 Honorary Doctorates and was named an American Academy of Nursing Living Legend in 2013. Cost of attendance is $50. Register online by October 19th, 2016, at

New! – Fall 2016 Catherine McLaughlin Hakim Lecture with guest Mario Luis Small
You are cordially invited to attend the Fall 2016 Catherine McLaughlin Hakim Lecture with guest Mario Luis Small, Ph.D. on Wednesday, October 5th at 4:30pm in the Library Lecture Hall.  Small will be speaking on Heterogeneity in U.S. Neighborhood Poverty. He has published books and numerous articles on urban poverty, personal networks, and the relationship between qualitative and quantitative social science methods. Small is currently writing a book on how people decide whom to approach when seeking confidants and studying the differences in the experience of ghetto poverty across American cities. To learn more, click here. We hope you can join us!

New! – Speaker Dr. Ahmad Tarakji Joins Us!
We hope you can joins us for a special speaker on Thursday, October 6th at 4:30pm. Dr. Ahmad Tarakji, President of the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), will speak on the mission of SAMS, an organization committed to save Syrian lives by providing medical care to people in Syria and refugees outside of the country. More information will be forthcoming; keep an eye out on the GPP Blog!