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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

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

Lecture to Address Family Violence

A psychologist who works with issues of domestic violence will give a guest lecture and lead a one-day conference on the topic at Eastern Mennonite University. Walter H. Smith, a founding member of the Western Pennsylvani ...More

Fall Enrollment, Undergraduates Up

The number of full-time undergraduate students has increased slightly for fall semester 2006 at Eastern Mennonite University. Traditional undergraduate enrollment totals 916 students, compared to 902 last year. Of that total, 878 are full-time students, up 11 over last fall. Stephanie C. Shafer, director of undergraduate admissions, sai ...More

Counseling Tracks Receive Accreditation

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) has granted accreditation to the “school counseling track” in the Master of Arts in Counseling program at Eastern Mennonite University. The “ ...More