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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

Debbie Maitland: Custodian, EMU Alumna, ‘All-Star’ Nurse

Until four years ago, Debbie Maitland cleaned dorms and classrooms. This spring, the 2005 EMU graduate and Registered Nurse received a top staff award from Rockingham Memorial Hospital. "I think sometimes I’m living in a dream," says Maitland, 43, who often returns to visit old friends at Eastern Mennonite University’s ...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

EMU Well-Represented at Nursing Conference

Keynote speaker Dr. John Lowe with former first lady Rosalynn Carter John Lowe, an EMU alumnus, will be keynote speaker for an annual development day for area nursing professionals. Dr. Lowe ...More

EMU Maintains High Med School Acceptance Rate

By Heather Bowser, Daily News-Record All five of EMU’s pre-med students were accepted into medical school for fall 2007. The 100 percent acceptance rate, an EMU release says, is “rare for any school” especially because the national acceptance rate last year was 46 percent. Typically, EMU sends four to nine students each year to med school. The students a ...More

EMU Alumni and Pastors Promoting Healthcare Access

It’s easy to drive right past the modest building along busy Rt. 11 just south of the city of Winchester, but it would be unfortunate to miss the exciting goings-on inside. The Stephens City Mennonite Church, helmed by Jim Musser, an EMU grad, and his wife Aldine, a current EMS student, is taking the health and well-being of both its members and residents of the surrounding comm ...More