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MA in Counseling to Host Open House

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) will hold an “open house” for prospective students on Monday, Nov. 7, for its masters in counseling degree program. Refreshments will be served. Visit the lower level of the Seminary building between 4:30 – 6 p.m., to find out more information about EMU’s accredited degree pro ...More

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EMU’s Institute for Experiential Psychotherapies Offers New Course

Eastern Mennonite University’s (EMU) Institute for Experiential Psychotherapies, within the graduate counseling program, will be offering a two-credit course for the 2011-12 academic year. The course; “Narrative as Healing through Dreams, Myths and Stories,” will be offered during the fall and spring semesters.  The class is scheduled to meet every Tuesday each semester from 11:15 ...More

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EMU Grads Grin and Bear it at Graduation

The more than 3,600 people gathered Sunday afternoon, May 1, under a sea of colorful umbrellas at Eastern Mennonite University learned some lessons from bears, but not just any bears. Michael Berenstain, author and illustrator of the popular Berenstain Bears children’s book series created by his parents, Stan and Jan Berenstain, addressed the graduating seniors parents ...More

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

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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

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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

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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

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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