Assistant Director for Outreach Services

Emmanuel Cannady (


  • BS Mathematics & Psychology, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse - 2007
  • Master of Science in Education (M. S. Ed.), University of Wisconsin - La Crosse - 2009


Emmanuel’s primary role in the GRC consists of overseeing all electronic and print media and communication, developing men’s initiatives and general GRC program assessment.  Emmanuel works collaboratively through the Division of Student Affairs in other assignments including being a Sexual Assault Resource Coordinator, a student conduct officer and the staff advisor to Men Against Violence student organization.

Emmanuel’s prior experience includes working as a Resident Director at Gonzaga University for 3 years overseeing 2 all-male and 2-all female halls. He also served as a member of the City of Spokane Human Rights Commission which helped in the community response to the 2009 Martin Luther King parade bomb plot.  Emmanuel is also trained and certified as a Green Dot bystander intervention trainer and spoke to audiences ranging from 6-1000+ student athletes, residence hall communities, and Spokane community members about their role in bystander intervention and sexual assault prevention. Additionally, from 2005-2007 Emmanuel served as an Assistant Director, Special Programs Director, and Ropes Course Director at Easter Seals Camp Wawbeek in Wisconsin Dells, WI which serves people of all ages with physical and cognitive disabilities.

Emmanuel’s professional passions include lecturing, program development and assessment, and research on issues of men and masculinities, leadership, and identity development.

For fun, Emmanuel is a member of the Notre Dame World Tae Kwon Do Club, plays ultimate Frisbee, and loves to snowboard.


"Sooner or later, we all discover that kindness is the only strength there is."  ~Fr. Greg Boyle

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves." ~Lao Tsu