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2010 Distinguished Service Award Recipient: Nadene Brunk, EMU Class of ’75

Compassionate, Gentle Births in Haiti By Ken Heatwole, MD A good cause. Passion. Compassion. High motivation. Extremely motivating. Delicate negotiator. Put all of these into a lady who is already vivacious, likable, and mild-mannered and out comes Nadene Brunk. In 2000, I was on the medical mission team that introduced Nadene to Haiti. Granted, ...More

In Memoriam: Nursing Professor Olive M. Kuhns (1923-2010)

Olive M. Kuhns, 86, professor emerita of nursing at Eastern Mennonite University, died Apr. 22, 2010 at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community where she was a resident. Mrs. Kuhns joined the EMU nursing department fa ...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

Endowed Scholarship to Honor Nursing Alum Matt Garber

Matt Garber, a well-loved student leader, musician, and 2008 nursing graduate, was known for his strong faith and good sense of humor. EMU hopes the new Matthew Garber Endowed Scholarship Fund, aimed at helping music or nursing students-in-need, will encourage other students to discover their calling. Read more… ...More

Science Seminar Examines Health Care Decisions

Advances in medical technology, from antibiotics and chemotherapy to dialysis and ventilators, have changed not just how we live, but, often, how we die. Providers and patients confront decisions that never existed before. Mimi Mahon, Ph.D., RN, FAAN Mimi ...More

Ten Faculty Join EMU Roster

EMU will have 10 new full-time teaching faculty members when fall semester of the 2008-09 academic year begins Aug. 26. The new faculty, announced by Dr. Marie S. Morris, undergraduate academic dean, are: Aaron M. Kauffman Aaron Kauffman K ...More

EMU to Repeat ‘Parish Nursing’ Course

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Sharing the Care of Patients and Kids

EMU alumni Lois and Steve Alderfer (Photo courtesy of The Virginia Legacy, University of Virginia School of Nursing) Lois and Steve Alderfer are accustomed to sharing. As students at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in Harrisonburg, ...More

Prizes Offered for Crossroads Science Issue Story Ideas

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EMU to Offer ‘Parish Nursing’ Course Again

Many congregations are making strides to address the health and well-being of their members, with some having ‘parish nurses’ to promote efforts in this arena. Read more… ...More