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Middle-aged adult-degree-completion grad becomes treasurer of historic city in Virginia

After 20 years in the business and non-profit sector, Jeff Barbour returned to college as a gray-haired student in the late 1990s. Today he is the newly elected treasurer of Winchester – a city of 27,000 with a 300-year history in northwest Virginia – and a graduate of Eastern Mennonite University with a bachelor’s degree in management and ...More

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‘Why EMU is a Christian university like no other’

Senior Blake Rogers spoke the following words regarding his scholarly and personal transformation at a donor appreciation banquet on Oct. 11, 2013. He is a 2010 graduate of Turner Ashby High School and native of Hinton, Va. Tonight, I want to reinforce that EMU is truly a Christian University like no other. Three and a half years ago, I was poised with making a life-altering dec ...More

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Record Incoming Class Boosts Fall Enrollment

Incoming students cast their vote for Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in record numbers as an influx of 234 new faces marks a third straight year of increased total enrollment. Total undergraduate, graduate and seminary enrollment was 1,605, compared to 1,589 last fall, according to figures released by David A. Detrow, uni ...More

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Classes tap into life experiences for vibrant, relevant lessons

It was bitterly cold the week in February 1994, when Terry Whitmore ’70, MBA – then teaching business classes as an adjunct instructor – and a few others traveled from EMU to Spring Arbor University in Michigan to study its adult learning program. EMU had considered launching a program targeted at adults returning to school, but the concept had yet to sweep higher education, and do ...More

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EMU to offer parish nursing course

Registered nurses who are looking to gain skills to serve as a counselor, advocate and educator in their church community are invited to participate in the parish nursing course to be offered this fall at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). The parish nursing course is sponsored by EMU’s Adult Degree Completion Program (ADCP).  The course is offered to any registered nurse or upper-le ...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

Menno Soccer Classic Features EMU, Bluffton And Goshen

The soccer stars of EMU, Bluffton and Goshen are gearing up for a massive double tri-match Friday through Sunday, Sept. 10-12. The games, dubbed the Menno Soccer Classic, will be hosted by Christopher Dock Mennonite High School in Lansdale, Pa. Read more… ...More

Masters Program in Nursing Leadership Begins August 2010

The newest graduate-level program at EMU has a “click” and “brick” approach to the learning process. Building on its well-known and respected undergraduate BSN programs, EMU’s nursing department is launching a masters program in nursing leadership and management. The program is designed to prepare graduates to lead and collab ...More

EMU Releases Fall Enrollment Numbers

Fall semester 2008 enrollment at EMU finds major growth in the Adult Degree Completion Program (ADCP), an accelerated, non-traditional baccalaureate degree program, with a total of 190 students at both sites – Harrisonburg and Lancaster, Pa., an increase of 45 students over last year. EMU has a total undergraduate, graduate seminary enrollment of 1,553 students ...More

EMU to Repeat ‘Parish Nursing’ Course

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