Making A Splash – EC Alumni Spotlight on Adrian Aleksandrowicz

The Lord works in mysterious ways. This is something Emmanuel College alumnus, Adrian Aleksandrowicz learned during his time at Emmanuel College. A native of Poland, Adrian started swimming at a young age and set a goal for himself to attend college in the United States where he could continue his swimming career. That goal became a reality when he…

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Emmanuel Professor Receives 2021 Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award

Emmanuel College was thrilled to award Ms. April James the 2021 Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award on May 8, 2021, 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 of…

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EC Livestock Judging Team Signs Godwin

Local graduate, Makenzie Godwin signs letter of intent to join Emmanuel Livestock Judging Team! Pictured left to right – Raymond Fitzpatrick of Franklin County 4-H, Makenzie Godwin, Will Gabe of Franklin County 4-H, Cole Roper – Emmanuel Livestock Judging Coach

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Congratulations Class of 2021!

Approximately 112 students walked across the stage on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at the John W. Swails Center with 104 earning a bachelor’s degree and another 8 earning the associate’s degree.  •        This year’s baccalaureate co-valedictorians were Mr. Logan Reese and Ms. Alexa Quarles. Ms. Vanessa Brown was the associate’s degree valedictorian.  •        Faculty Awards went to Mr. Seth Bell and…

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5th Annual Founding Farmer’s Gala A Success!

The EC Diversified Agriculture graduating class of 2021 were celebrated, and local farm families were honored on Tuesday evening in the John W. Swails Center as more than 250 members of the local community attended Emmanuel’s 5th Annual Founding Farmer’s Gala. The event served as a thank you to the members of the Northeast Georgia community who have been instrumental in the…

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Shoot Your Shot – EC Student Spotlight on Donna Mayo

Don’t be afraid to shoot your shot.  Heading into her junior year at Emmanuel, pre-law major, Donna Mayo reached out to History professor, Dr. Bob Fulton inquiring about potential internship opportunities.  He shared with her information about The Fund for American Studies program in Washington, D.C.  “I remember him telling me it was a very competitive program, but that…

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Zeal for Art Untapped After 20 Years – EC Alumni Spotlight on Jonathan Shirey

EC alumnus Jonathan Shirey’s love of art began with watercolor and oil painting in high school art classes. At first, he saw art as a just a hobby he was good at. Then, one of his teachers showed him it could be more. “My high school teachers gave me freedom,” Jonathan (’99) remembers. “They’d give me art projects that…

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Bloom Where You’re Planted – EC Alumni Spotlight on Jennifer Benton

“Bloom where you’re planted” is advice Jennifer Benton’s boss gives often. Her boss? Clemson University Head Football Coach, Dabo Swinney. For this EC alum, Jennifer says blooming where planted perfectly captures her journey from Emmanuel College to her current position as Clemson’s Director of Football Office Operations. Growing up as a Clemson fan in Surfside Beach, SC, Jennifer was…

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