Mr. Jack Shaw’s Comments
Naming Ceremony at Emmanuel College
October 5, 2013
Jack and Jane
Shaw Athletic Center
The athletic center at Emmanuel College, which opened one year ago, is now named for Jack and Jane Shaw during a special ceremony on a warm, sunny afternoon on Saturday, Oct. 5, at EC's 94th Annual Homecoming Weekend.
The official name is the Jack and Jane Shaw Athletic Center – to exalt Jesus Christ.
Emmanuel College named Dr. H. Vinson Synan ('55) the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year 2013 on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the 94th Annual Homecoming Weekend.
Emmanuel College and Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta are partnering to offer Richmont’s “3+2” program to students majoring in psychology at Emmanuel.
The 3+2 program offers Emmanuel students the opportunity to complete their Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Emmanuel in three years and their Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Richmont in two years, resulting in only five years to complete all undergraduate and graduate coursework.
Emmanuel College is honored to be named a Military Friendly School for the fifth consecutive year by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life.
Emmanuel is VA approved and offers flexibility and financial benefits for military and veteran students.
“For the second consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report names Emmanuel College as tier one among private colleges and again ranks EC as a Best Regional College (South),” President Michael Stewart announces.
“Last year was the first time in our history to be ranked tier one, which is the highest level of achievement. This year we are also pleased to move ahead 12 ranks to up to 57th place in the 2014 rankings,” he adds.
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The Emmanuel Arts Academy’s 5th Annual Fine Arts Camp welcomed 29 children ages 8-14 to campus in June to explore their creative side and have fun.
During the week-long summer day camp, they are able to develop their artistic abilities through classes in music (voice, guitar, piano, band), art, drama, photography, dance, creative writing and musical theatre.
On a beautiful Saturday morning in Franklin Springs, 150 Emmanuel College graduates turned their tassels as 1,700 family members and friends joined them to celebrate this significant accomplishment in their lives at the John W. Swails Center on graduation day, May 11, 2013.