Veterans’ needs are an area of rising concern, and an opportunity for learning and ministry, at Eastern Mennonite Seminary

A conversation about the needs and issues facing military veterans has been arising in an unexpected place this year: the halls of Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS). The dialogue has grown ... read more about Veterans’ needs are an area of rising concern, and an opportunity for learning and ministry, at Eastern Mennonite Seminary

Committed to serving fellow veterans, Michael McAndrew earns scholarship to complete counseling, conflict transformation degrees

U.S. Navy veteran Michael McAndrew, a graduate student at Eastern Mennonite University, plans to use his education to provide mental health services for military veterans. His professional path towards a ... read more about Committed to serving fellow veterans, Michael McAndrew earns scholarship to complete counseling, conflict transformation degrees

‘Paying for peace, not war’: Hospital chaplain who witnessed trauma redirects some tax dollars to the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding’s STAR program

For the past two years, Ruth Anne Friesen has re-directed a portion of her federal income tax payments to support the Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) program at ... read more about ‘Paying for peace, not war’: Hospital chaplain who witnessed trauma redirects some tax dollars to the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding’s STAR program

‘Conversations on Sexual Violence’ symposium aims to nurture community-building and resilience

A multi-year research project on domestic violence, under the direction of professor Carolyn Stauffer, will be highlighted in a community education symposium at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) this spring. The ... read more about ‘Conversations on Sexual Violence’ symposium aims to nurture community-building and resilience

Practititioner-in-Residence David Myers shares 30 years experience in government, non-profit and pastoral leadership

David Myers last visited Eastern Mennonite University in 2014 for a one-day visit that included a seminary chapel presentation – “not a sermon,” he said at the time, “but a ... read more about Practititioner-in-Residence David Myers shares 30 years experience in government, non-profit and pastoral leadership

Summer seminar on slave narratives at Yale helps English professor on sabbatical delve into historic harms and trauma

During her sabbatical, Eastern Mennonite University English professor Marti Eads is studying how, in one author’s fiction, “the Civil War conflict reverberates in one Appalachian community even after most people ... read more about Summer seminar on slave narratives at Yale helps English professor on sabbatical delve into historic harms and trauma