Alumni Profiles

Alumni are making an impact all over the world! 

Emmanuel alumni can be found throughout Boston, across the country and around the world. Emmanuel alumni are teachers, health care professionals, entrepreneurs, lawyers, social workers—you name it, and surely there is an Emmanuel graduate who is doing it. Emmanuel alumni go out and make their mark on the world, while sharing a bond and connection with all those who have ever called Emmanuel “home.”


Margaret McNally Scully '42

March 2016

Margaret McNally Scully '42: The Navy WAVES

Margaret Scully McNally '42 describes her time in the Navy Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services (WAVES) during World War II as one of the most wonderful experiences of her life.


#EmmanuelLoveStory: February 2016

February 2016

Alexandra Koerten '10 + Nathan Pierce '10

2010 graduates Alexandra Koerten and Nathan Pierce met at Emmanuel during their sophomore year, studied abroad in South America and are now married.



January 2016

Gretel Schneider '77: Alumni Association Board

Former advertising executive Gretel Schneider '77 serves on the Alumni Board to say thank you for the liberal arts education that contributed "most significantly in my career growth and success."



December 2015

Anne "Maggie" Brutnell '89: Alumni Association Board

Employee benefits professional Maggie Brutnell '89 serves on the Alumni Board to "give back to the place that has given me so much and to help fellow alumni reconnect with their classmates."


Lenore Merullo DelVecchio '84

November 2015

Lenore Merullo DelVecchio '84: Alumni Association Board

Lenore Merullo DelVecchio '84 has been on the Emmanuel College Alumni Association Board since 2010 and serves as the 2015-2017 Treasurer. She is also the president of Summit Press.


Shannon Muldoon '09

October 2015

Shannon Muldoon '09: DwellStudio

Shannon Muldoon '09 is the production manager for home design brand DwellStudio, where she ensures the company’s on-location photo shoots run on time and produces the brand’s YouTube videos.


Bertha Ryan '50

September 2015

Bertha Ryan '50: Aviator and Engineer

Bertha Ryan '50 merged a passion for flying with degrees in mathematics and aerospace engineering to build a career at NASA and the Naval Air Weapons Station at China Lake.


DaJavon Davis '12

August 2015

DaJavon Davis '12: Master's Only the Beginning

DaJavon Davis was the first person in his family to graduate high school. He's since earned an undergraduate degree from Emmanuel College and a master's from Fairfield University.


Dr. Mary Hines '66

July 2015

Dr. Mary Hines '66: Theological Leadership

Dr. Mary Hines '66, Professor of Theology at Emmanuel College, was recently elected Vice President of the Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA).


Patricia Ortiz Treviño '13

June 2015

Patricia Ortiz Treviño '13: Art Therapist

Art therapy alumna Patricia Ortiz Treviño '13 is in private practice as an art therapist at Centro de Especialistas en Salud Emocional in the Monterrey Metropolitan area of Mexico.


Michael Craig '12

May 2015

Michael Craig '12: Cambridge Bound

Biology alumnus Michael Craig '12 is embarking on a fully-funded, three-year Ph.D. program in clinical neuroscience at the University of Cambridge in England.


Jean MacCormack '69

April 2015

Jean MacCormack '69: Transformative Leadership

Jean MacCormack '69 is the president of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate and former chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.


Kirsten King '14

March 2015

Kirsten King '14: The Buzz

Kirsten King '14 works as a junior writer at BuzzFeed​ in Los Angeles. King has turned her love of writing into a fun, promising career at one of the Internet's most popular sites.


Forum Raval '07

February 2015

Forum Raval '07: Returning Home

Forum Raval '07, who earned a Ph.D. in immunology and virology from UMass Medical School, has returned to the Emmanuel campus as an adjunct biology faculty member.


Fr. Ross Chamberland '09

January 2015

Fr. Ross Chamberland '09: Ordained

Fr. Ross Chamberland '09 was ordained as a priest this month at St. Anthony Shrine during a Mass said by Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, archbishop of the Archdiocese of Boston.


Juliette Toulon '13

December 2014

Juliette Toulon '13: Writing for Peace, Family

Juliette Toulon '13, author of Stepping Stones: A Map to Health, Happiness and Self-Discovery; True Peace; and An Amazing Friendship, hopes her writing will help bring peace.


Olivia Weinstein '13

November 2014

Olivia Weinstein '13: Nutrition for Life

Olivia Weinstein '13 has been eating healthy her whole life; however, she never expected to become a nutrition consultant who is pursuing a master's degree in nutrition.


Jeremy Quaglia '12

October 2014

Jeremy Quaglia '12: Brewing the Taste of Home

Jeremy Quaglia ’12 and two childhood friends own and operate Homestead Hard Cider, a small craft cidery based in Attleboro, Mass., which officially began production on January 1st this year.


Rebecca C. Hains '98

September 2014

Rebecca C. Hains '98: The Princess Problem

Rebecca C. Hains '98, a professor of media studies at Salem State University, recently released her second book, "The Princess Problem: Guiding Our Girls through the Princess-Obsessed Years."


Charles Philip Pozzi '09

August 2014

Charles Philip Pozzi '09: Rebranding "Made In China"

There is a reason designer Charles Philip Pozzi '09 made “Shanghai” part of his footwear brand’s name. “Shanghai today is what New York was in the Eighties – everything is possible."


Rosemary D'Ambrosio Verri '66

July 2014

Rosemary D'Ambrosio Verri '66: The Positive Power of Humor

Alumni Board Member Rosemary D'Ambrosio Verri '66 is a professional speaker who presents on the power of humor and the positive change we can affect in the lives of those around us.


Andrea Barbosa '08

June 2014

Andre Barbosa '08: Paying It Forward

Andre Barbosa '08 started the King of the Court Basketball Tournament as a way to provide students with resources for books and supplies... and to pay forward a kindness once paid him.


Srunphut "Jae" Pukma '14

May 2014

Srunphut "Jae" Pukma '14: Perseverance + Exploration

During his senior year at Emmanuel, Jae Pukma ’14 landed a position as a pediatric oncology intern at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, an opportunity typically reserved for Harvard Medical students.


Page Minihan Buldini '06

April 2014

Page Minihan Buldini '06: Running For a Cause

Page Minihan Buldini '06 is running her fourth Boston Marathon as a member of Tedy's Team in honor of her father, Joe Minihan, who suffered a stroke in her youth.


Michael Valanzola '07

March 2014

Michael Valenzola '07: Politics in Action

At the age of 22 and just 17 days after his graduation from Emmanuel College, Michael Valanzola '07 was elected to the Board of Selectmen in Wales, Mass., the youngest in the history of the town.


Lily Gagliardi '08

February 2014

Lily Gagliardi '08: Heart Disease Activist

Lily Gagliardi '08 is a heart disease prevention activist and the founder of Lily's Kids Inc., a non-profit organization committed to ensuring that all children live healthy, productive lives.



January 2014

Marjorie Galas '89: Finding Her Niche in Hollywood

Marjorie Galas '89 is Editor of Variety's 411 Publishing, a production services resource centered on "below-the-line" industry professionals including film editors, make-up artists and art directors.


Marian Ryan '76

December 2013

Marian Ryan '76: Middlesex District Attorney

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan ’76 attributes the woman she has become to the personal foundations she constructed at Emmanuel College.



November 2013

Chris Flanagan '10: Making His Mark on Washington

Chris Flanagan '10, a South Shore, Mass. native has spent the past two years working in the Washington, D.C., office of former senator and recently appointed Secretary of State John Kerry.



October 2013

Joanne DiGeronimo Migliaro ’88: Giving Back to Emmanuel

Joanne DiGeronimo Migliaro '88 and her husband Anthony made a five-year, $150,000 pledge to support the College’s efforts to restore the Administration Building.



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