Historic Milestones

1919 | Emmanuel College opens at 400 The Fenway
1923 | On June 7th, 26 young women become the first Emmanuel College graduates
1933 | College purchases additional land on The Fenway and expands the campus to Avenue Louis Pasteur and Brookline Avenue
1945 | College purchases additional land along Avenue Louis Pasteur
 Student Government is Established
 1945-1946 | Student Government is established
1949 | Alumnae Hall opens as a science center, the first building constructed since the Administration Building
1955 | College purchases additional land along Brookline Avenue
1955 | Marian Hall opens as a multi-purpose building serving as a residence, dining facility and student center
1958 | First student residence hall, Julie Hall, opens
1962 | St. Ann Hall and coffee shop/campus shop opens
1963 | Loretto Hall opens
1965 | Cardinal Cushing Library dedicated
1968 | St. Joseph Hall, Emmanuel's largest residence hall, opens
1984 | Democratic presidential primary debate on women's issues hosted by Emmanuel
1987 | A new science center opens in renovated Marian Hall
1993 | First Founder's Day honors St. Julie Billiart and the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur 
1996 | Emmanuel President, Sr. Janet Eisner, SND, initiates founding of the Colleges of the Fenway  Consortium
 College Chapel Reopens
 1998 | College Chapel reopens after a complete renovation
2001 | First coeducational class arrives on campus
 Carolyn Lynch Insitute Established
 2002 | Carolyn A. Lynch Institute is established to support urban education
 Jean Yawkey Center Opens
 2004 | The Jean Yawkey Center, a student center with dining, fitness and a NCAA-regulation gymnasium opens; Jean Yawkey Center for Community Leadership is established
2007 | College establishes Center for Mission Engagement
2009 | The Maureen Murphy Wilkens Science Center and a renovated Art Department open
2009 | Roberto Clemente Field is restored and becomes home field for Emmanuel College athletics
 2013 | Emmanuel completes restoration of its historic Administration Building
 2014 | The Notre Dame Campus opens in Roxbury, just blocks from where the SNDs operated Notre Dame Academy from 1854-1965