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Senior Accounting Majors Contend in Business Competition

They came, they collaborated, they crunched the numbers and were rewarded for their efforts in a grueling regional business competition sponsored by Goodman & Company, a major Virginia accounting firm. A team of EMU senior accounting majors tied for fourth place in the final round of competition with a team from the University of ...More

EMU Team at Goodman Accounting Challenge Finishes Tied for 4th Place

Seniors Accounting majors Heidi Boese, Jason Ropp, Brittany Snyder, and Eric Yoder successfully passed the pre-qualifying exam for the Goodman Accounting Challenge, placing them as one of the top five teams that competed for cash prizes on November 6 in Richmond. Students spent six hours completing the exam over homecoming weekend. The exam presented six unique challenges to which students an ...More

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