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Homecoming Breakfast Features Broetje Orchards Story

Attenders at the annual homecoming breakfast sponsored by the Department of Business and Economics and the local MEDA chapter heard the inspiring story of Broetje Orchards from Roger Bairstow, son-in-law of founders Ralph and Cheryl Broetje. Broetje Orchards was founded in 1968 when Ralph and Cheryl bought their first cherry orchard, but they had disastrous results for three years in a row. ...More

2010 Grad Jason Marner Remembered in Tree Planting Ceremony

The 15-foot-tall red oak tree stands strong and quiet on the hillside, a symbol of the well-grounded young man it memorializes. EMU junior Julia Johnson reflects on fellow New Zealand seminar participant Jason Marner. The r ...More

Who Am I Becoming? An Address from Andy Dula

By Andy Dula This article is adapted from an address to the Lancaster MEDA Chapter. Andy Dula, a 1991 EMU graduate, is chief financial officer at EG Stoltzfus Construction, Lancaster, Pa. In June 2010 he began a three-year term as EMU board of trustees chair. ...More

EMU Grad Alan Hostetler, CPA, ‘Rising Star to Watch’

2001 EMU graduate Alan Hostetler, CPA, received one of the ‘Top 5 Under 35′ awards Virginia Society of CPAs. Alan Hostetler, current CPA and 2001 EMU business grad, was honored in Ma ...More

Accident Claims 2010 EMU Grad

Jason Marner receives his BS degree in business administration at EMU commencement May 1. (Allen Showalter Photography) A 2010 Eastern Mennonite University graduate lost his life Thursday morning, July 1, in a motorcycle accident near Bridgewater, ...More

Business Investment Club Gives Back with Donation to Our Community Place

Investment club member Kaleb Wyse presents the club’s contribution to Ron Copeland Director of Our Community Place. In Spring 2009 EMU business students, under the d ...More

Business Major Reflects on 2009 MEDA Convention

EMU business major Phil Tyson The 2009 MEDA Convention in San Jose challenged me to think about the business profession as a calling. Many of the plenary sessions and seminars provided thought-provoking ideas or concepts and gave insight into d ...More

New Business Club Formed By Students, For Students

The Department of Business and Economics is one of the largest at EMU, but the students have not had a good way to converse with each other and get to know other class members. Ashley Hevener and Matt Ropp saw this deficiency, and wanted to link all the levels of students together. Hevener and Ropp thought a student-run Business Club would be a great way to do this. Students ...More

EMU Business Students win MEDA Case at Annual Convention

Last fall EMU sent seven students to the MEDA Convention in San Jose, California. br>The winning team of MEDA’s annual student competition (left to right): Lindsay Lehman, Heidi Boese and Matt Ropp Among these students wer ...More

Joyce Lehman Speaks during Homecoming 2009

Joyce Lehman During Homecoming 2009 in October, students, professors and community MEDA members experienced a great homecoming weekend when Joyce Lehman visited campus. Appearing as a guest speaker at the business and economics’ department’s Annual Hom ...More