Emmanuel Partners With Barnes & Noble College to Manage Campus Bookstore

Beginning Fall 2022, Emmanuel College will offer BNC First Day® Complete, a course material delivery model that will provide all students with all their course materials for the term and enhance student success. Franklin Springs, GA — Emmanuel College announced today that it is partnering with Barnes & Noble College (BNC), a Barnes & Noble Education company, to manage all course materials, retail and online…

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Beauty From Ashes – EC Alumna Spotlight on Leslie McFarlin

Growing up, Emmanuel College was Leslie McFarlin’s playground. Living a stone’s throw away from campus, she and her siblings felt a part of the college community because they grew up walking the hills.  Following graduation from Franklin County HS, Leslie attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College for a semester before transferring home to Emmanuel.  She didn’t realize how much of…

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Coach Mike Bona Recognized for Legendary Career!

At the Conference Carolinas Spring Meeting this month, Emmanuel Women’s Basketball Coach Mike Bona received the Legends Award for the impact he has made on the program and in the sport.  Coach Bona has been a fixture at Emmanuel for more than 45 years, collecting over 750 wins for the Lady Lions. While at Emmanuel, he has served the…

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EC Campus Pastor Publishes 11th Book!

Emmanuel Campus Pastor, Chris Maxwell recently published his 11th book titled, “Equilibrium: 31 Ways to Stay Balanced on Life’s Uneven Surfaces.” In this book, Chris details how we can find balance in the hills and valleys of life. He found writing the book to be a therapeutic experience.  “Writing Equilibrium was revealing my heart in words,” he said. “I wrote…

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Building A Bridge – Spotlight on EC Serve

EC Serve Director, Mandy Moore turned 17 while on her first mission trip to Siberia.  Mandy grew up in the church but will admit she wasn’t the best kid.  “Two weeks before I turned 16, I went to a youth camp and had that born again experience,” she remembered. “I encountered the Lord in a way I never had…

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Emmanuel Registrar Receives 2022 Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award!

Emmanuel College was thrilled to recognize Ms. Debra Grizzle with the 2022 Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award on May 7, 2022, at Emmanuel’s Spring Commencement ceremony. Established in 1991, the Vulcan Teaching Excellence Awards honor an outstanding professor on selected member campuses of the Georgia Independent College Association. The annual award is presented to a member of the faculty in recognition…

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Emmanuel Celebrates Class of 2022!

144 students (132 baccalaureates, 12 associates) walked across the stage at the John W. Swails Center on Saturday to receive their diplomas from Emmanuel College. Hailey Schweigardt of Hickory, NC (Allied Health) was named Valedictorian of the associate degree class. Mickaela Davis, of Gilbertsville, PA (Criminal Justice) Sierra Mann of Hamilton, AL (Elementary Education), and Caleb Mooring of Pikeville,…

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Full Circle – Spotlight on Jesse Kemmerer, Program Coordinator for Master of Exercise Science

When Jesse Kemmerer graduated from Emmanuel College in 2015, he knew one day he would pursue a career in Exercise Science but felt God leading him in another direction.  After spending several years working on-location at Eagle Lake Camp in Colorado, Jesse returned to the northeast in 2019. Moving to the Athens, Ga. area, Jesse taught physical education at…

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EC MISSION Strikes Again!

Interested in giving back to Emmanuel through service? Join us for the 6th annual EC MISSION event, June 12-25, 2022!  What is EC MISSION?  EC MISSION is an opportunity for alumni & friends of Emmanuel to express in practical ways their gratitude for the impact Emmanuel made in their lives!  EC MISSION was founded in 2017 by EC alumnus, Barry…

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