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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

EMU to Offer ‘Parish Nursing’ On-Line Course

More churches are making strides to address the physical health and well-being of their members; some have a designated ‘parish nurse’ to promote efforts in this arena. Read more… ...More

EMU at Lancaster Prof Cited for Teaching Excellence

Priscilla Simmons A faculty member from Eastern Mennonite University’s Lancaster, Pa., site was among six nursing professionals from across the Keystone State honored recentl ...More

Former Nursing Faculty Member Dies

Mary Deputy Brubaker, 92, who helped start the nursing program at Eastern Mennonite University, died Oct. 5, 2006, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. She was a resident of the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community (VMRC). ...More

EMU Announces New Faculty

Eastern Mennonite University will have nine new undergraduate teaching faculty members when the fall semester opens Aug. 30, 2006. The new faculty, announced by Dr. Beryl H. Brubaker, EMU provost, and Dr. Marie S. Morris, vice president and undergraduate academic dean, are: ...More

Aracena to Oversee, Strengthen Global Curriculum

A current faculty member, Beth K. Aracena, has accepted a new position at Eastern Mennonite University as cross-cultural/Global Village curriculum director. ...More