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Leader in Tanzania’s Fight against Malaria Visits EMU

Faith Patrick, program manager for the Mennonite Economic Development Associates’ (MEDA) Hati Punguzo project in Tanzania While malaria is a devastating disease in most of Sub-Saharan Africa, it can be successfully prevented and contained, according to Faith Patrick, ...More

Homecoming Breakfast Featured Judith Trumbo

The 2008 Homecoming Breakfast sponsored by the Department of Business and Economics and the local MEDA chapter featured EMU alumnae Judith Trumbo, Transitions Director for Rockingham Memorial Hospital. The breakfast, which is held annually, was attended by community business persons, EMU faculty and staff, EMU alumni, and current students from the Department of Business & Economics. ...More

That’s Business at EMU (from Crossroads)

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‘Good at Business,’ the Spring 2008 Issue of Crossroads

EMU alumni are key players in retail businesses, banks, insurance and accounting firms, hotels, restaurants, publishing houses, law offices, land development, and construction-related industries. See what alumni have accomplished! Read more… ...More

Prof Sees Microfinance Efforts Working

Spencer Cowles Spencer L. Cowles, chair of the department of business and economics at EMU, feels like he had the best of all possible worlds during his recent sabbatical. ...More

Lefever Announces Retirement from EMU Roles

It’s been “five wonderful years,” but he wants to retire from EMU in order to “devote more time to family, other organizations and several entrepreneurial interests.” Allon H. Lefever (61), who has directed the master of business administration (MBA) program at EMU since 2003, plans to leave that role on Jan. 10, 2008, the start of the ...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

MEDA Cited at White House Conference

Allon H. Lefever was interrupted in the middle of his presentation at the White House, but he ...More

Thomas P. Bowers: In Memoriam

Thomas P. Bowers, 22, an Eastern Mennonite University student from Harrisonburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital of complications from Duchennes disease (childhood muscular dystrophy). Bowers was a junior honors student at EMU, majoring in economics with minors in accounting and history. He was a 2003 honors graduate of Harrisonburg High School. ...More

From Roofing to Inc. Magazine: A Brenneman Family Journey

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