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2011-Contestants

Students Issue Calls for Peace in Oratorical Contest

Seven Eastern Mennonite University students raised their voices in a call for practical peacemaking Mar. 25, 2011, in the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratory contest. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in an 8-10 minute address of 1,500 words or less. Jessica Sarriot, a senior peacebuilding and Development major originally from Paris, Franc ...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

Augsburger Lecture Series Focuses on Faith-based Peace and Justice

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Heisey Named EMU VP and Undergraduate Dean

Dr. Nancy Heisey Dr. Nancy Heisey, professor of Bible and religion at EMU, will begin a three-year term in a new role as vice president and undergraduate academic dean on July 1, 2010. ...More

African priest-educator delivers ‘justice’ lectures Nov. 10

The future of justice, limitations and possibilities, in the continent of Africa will be the focus of two lectures on campus Nov. 10. Dr. Emmanuel Katongole Emmanuel Katongole will speak 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in EMU’s Campus Cen ...More

Cross-cultural trip inspires missions work for EMU alumnus

By Tom Mitchell, Daily News-Record EMU alum Patrick Monk was on cross-cultural in South Africa in 2007 when this picture was taken with a new friend. Photos ...More

EMU alumna Laura Cattell receives top peace award

A 2009 graduate has received top honors in the bi-national C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest. Laura C. Cattell Laura C. Cattell, an environmental science and justi ...More

Grad gets scholarship for theological study

Nicholas L. (Nick) Detweiler-Stoddard, an entering master of divinity student at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, has been recognized as a young leader who demonstrates exceptional gifts for ministry by The Fund for Theological Education (FTE), based in Atlanta, Ga. ...More

Students champion peace in annual oratorical contest

Seven EMU students spoke out for peace and justice in the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest held Mar. 27 on campus. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in an 8-10 minute public address of 1,500 or fewer words. Listen to the podcast of ...More

1996 alumna to give peace lecuture

A 1996 Eastern Mennonite University graduate will return to her alma mater to give a C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture. Laura L. Brenneman, now an assistant professor of religion and director of peace and conflict studies at Bluffton (Ohio) University, will speak on “What Does Peace Have to Do With Freedom” at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 9, in room 123 of the seminary building at E ...More