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Attachment Conference

Without Love, We’re Dead

HARRISONBURG, VA. — “We have cracked the code of love,” announced Sue Johnson, EdD, author of Hold Me Tight, to 1,200 people attending “Conversations on Attachment – Integrating the Science of Love and Spirituality,” a three-day conference held at Eastern Mennonite University. “We are designed to live in community and in close relationships,” Johnson explaine ...More

Commencement

EMU Celebrates the Graduating Class of 2011

Eastern Mennonite University will culminate its 2010-11 school year with its 93rd annual commencement exercises 1 p.m. Sunday, May 1, on the front lawn of campus, weather permitting. President Loren Swartzendruber will confer 451 degrees – 320 undergraduate (including 119 Adult Degree Completion Program graduates), 120 graduate, (5 gradua ...More

DualDegree

Seminary Offering More Interdisciplinary Study

Eastern Mennonite Seminary is creating more interdisciplinary study options in collaboration with other graduate programs at Eastern Mennonite University. “EMS collaboration with other graduate programs places seminary learning in the thick of the cross-disciplinary studies neede ...More

MAinCounseling

EMU providing more continuing education for counselors

Eastern Mennonite University’s master of arts in counseling program has created a new institute for advanced training for local counselors. The Institute for Experiential Therapies will provide continuing education credits, as well as other training opportunities, for counselors and therapists. “This is not a lect ...More

EMU Attachment Conference

Unprecedented Conference on ‘Attachment’ Coming to EMU

What are healthy attachments, why do we need them, and how can we form them? In answering these questions, we can discover how to be fully human. So say the organizers of an “attachment conference” to be led by experts from across North America gathering at EMU in the spring of 2011. Conference is first of its kind ...More

MA in Counseling Students Present Findings

2010 has been a busy year for students in EMU’s MA in Counseling program. In February a team of four students (Zachary Taylor, Erin Constable, Thomas Smith and Tara Kreider) received a first-place award in the annual national Graduate Student Ethics Competition sponsored by the American Cou ...More

MA in Counseling Students Receive Top Honor

MA in counseling ethics award recipients (l. to r.): Zachary Taylor, Erin Constable, Thomas Smith and Tara Kreider. Photo by Amy Schmid A team of EMU students in the master of arts in counseling program recei ...More

Graduate Counseling Students Given Award

A team of students from the master of arts in counseling program received third place award in the annual national Graduate Student Ethics Competition sponsored by the American Counseling Association (ACA), Alexandria, Va. ...More

EMU ‘Prayer Basket’ Heading to Russia

Brenda Fairweather wanted to respond in some way to a hostage crisis in Russia in which more than 300 civilians eventually lost their lives. On Sept. 1, 2004, terrorists linked to the Chechen independence struggle took more than 1,200 people hostage in a school in the town of Beslan. Shootings and bombings on the fina ...More

EMU Names New Faculty and Staff

EMU will have 16 new undergraduate and graduate faculty members when fall semester classes begin Aug. 29, 2007. The new faculty, announced by Dr. Beryl H. Brubaker, EMU provost, and Dr. Marie S. Morris, vice president and undergraduate academic dean, are: Kirsten Eve Beachy, assistant professor of English. Beachy earned a BA with a double major ...More