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Meet Three New Clubs on Campus

There have been three new clubs added to Emmanuel’s campus this semester.

Tight Knit

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“Tight Knit” was created as a community outreach club with a mission that hones in on the ability of our campus knitters and crafters. The adviser of their club is Diane Shea, Associate Dean and Professor of Nursing Practice at Emmanuel College.

The Executive Board is comprised of President Rachel Nazzaro ’19, Vice President Mary Nahorniak ’19, Secretary Hannah Lynam ’19, Treasurer Lorrayne Britto Assis ’19, and Public Relations Melanie Albright ’19.

The club plans on knitting hats, scarves, and blankets. Each general member must attend two meetings a month and create one project a semester.

Proposed events include movie nights, “guest knitters,” and Donation Day. At the end of each semester, the club will take a trip and drop off their hand-made creations to their designated donation sites. The sites include St. Francis House and Boston Children’s Hospital.

“Tight Knit” does not have any social media yet, however, they plan to create an Instagram to post pictures of their creations.

French Club 

French Flag

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The mission of French Club is to give Emmanuel College students the opportunity to enrich themselves with the French culture and language. The advisor of their club is Erin Lamm, a professor in the Modern Language Department.

The Executive Board is comprised of President Connor Johnston ’20, Vice President Carolyn Richardson ’20, Secretary Victoria D’Anthony ’20, Treasurer Kayla Burns ’20, and Public Relations Gabi Thompson ’20.

Tentative events include movie nights, game nights, and “Cafe and Croissants.” This is a discussion based night featuring a bread and cheese tasting. They also want to take trips to Montreal and Quebec.

MEDLIFE Emmanuel College 

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MEDLIFE is an organization that partners with low-income communities to help make it easier for them to access needs such as medicine and education. The organization’s mission is to help families achieve freedom from the constraints of poverty and to help empower them to live healthy lives.

Emmanuel College is now be a chapter within this organization. The advisor of the club is Liliana Busconi, a Senior Lecturer at Emmanuel.

The Executive Board is made of all juniors; President Danielle Argella ’18, Vice President Jared Nasser ’18, Director of Advertisement and Recruitment Haley McEvoy ’18, Director of Finances and Fundraising Allison Sinewick ’18, and Director of Education Camila Mera ’18.

Members will attend TEDtalks, volunteer, and fund raise. The program requires each chapter to have at least one major fundraiser per semester.

Proposed fundraising events include a “Family Feud” game and a 5K run.

MEDLIFE Emmanuel College is available to follow on Instagram for updates.

Sabrina Tessitore ’20 is a Staff Writer for The Hub. She can be contacted at tessitores@emmanuel.edu and on Twitter @Sabrina_Tess

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