EMU audio stories welcome
Calling all artists
- Ashley Sauder Miller ’03 curates the “10×10×100 Project,” to create new art works around the theme of Eastern Mennonite University’s Centennial celebration.
Weather Vane available
EMU Centennial 1917-2017: Serving, Leading, Transforming
EMU will celebrate its past and vision for the future during its centennial year: 2017-18.
A Steering Committee is overseeing plans for centennial-themed activities and events throughout the academic year 2017-18. Centennial Week activities will take place October 11 to 18, 2017 with Homecoming and Family Weekend activities taking place Oct. 13-15.
The year-long celebration is planned in collaboration with Eastern Mennonite School, which has a shared history.
Centennial Week activities will focus on the milestone through theater production, music, alumni art gallery shows, reunions, speakers and other festivities.
Donald Kraybill, EMU class of and ’67 and the nation’s best-known writer on Amish and Mennonite culture, is principal author of a fresh history of EMU to be released during Homecoming activities in fall 2017.
Alumni Invited to Share Art, Stories, Ideas and Photos
A call to artists went out in May 2016 for proposals for a 10 X 10 X 100 Project. Submit yourself or tap the shoulder of an alum!
Photo and Update Form
Please visit the online form to upload photos and share written stories from days gone or your vision for the future of EMU. The Centennial Steering Committee will review all submissions.
Additionally, the Mennonite Archives of Virginia is a digital repository about Mennonites in and around Virginia, USA. Those interested in EMU’s centennial will find the growing collection of images there of interest, and may want to contribute personal photos.
You may also submit comments, stories and ideas by simply emailing .
From the past…
- EMU’s student newspaper, The Weather Vane, is now fully digitized
- Check out photos of milestone moments on campus
Join the meal: Part I of EMU’s Dining Hall Saga: 1917 to 1970s, site of fellowship, gentility and cultural skirmishesJuly 21st, 2016
Herewith is presented a somewhat exhaustive chronology of Eastern Mennonite College/Eastern Mennonite University’s dining services. Consume as much as you’d like and return for seconds. Or simply begin reading in … read more
- July 12th, 2016
“Are you ready to take a little walk?” John L. Horst ’60 asks. Walking around the Eastern Mennonite University campus with Horst is like walking through the pages of a … read more
Calling all artists! Apply now to help celebrate Eastern Mennonite University’s Centennial with the ’10×10×100 Project’May 19th, 2016
Eastern Mennonite University is calling artists with any connection to Eastern Mennonite School or Eastern Mennonite University – current or former graduate or undergraduate student, faculty or staff – to … read more