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Register for the Paul R. Yoder Sr., Golf Classic

The Paul R. Yoder Sr., Golf Classic is back again in 2011.  The popular golf outing hosted by the Loyal Royals will be Friday, Oct. 7, at Heritage Oaks Golf Course in Harrisonburg. Similar to previous years, the format is four-person Captain ...More

2010 EMU Alumnus of the Year Dwight Gingerich

2010 Alumnus of the Year: Dwight Gingerich, EMU Class of ’81

A Great Coach On and Off Court By Larry Swartzendruber ’83 Dwight Gingerich has coached at Iowa Mennonite School (IMS) for 28 years, compiling an amazing record: 509 wins to 139 losses as of Feb. 2, 2010; 10 state tournament appearances; five sportsmanship awards at state tournament; one state championship (1992); four state runner-up finishes; one state t ...More

EMU alum Nadene Brunk

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

Homecoming 2009 marked by sold-out performances and excited crowds

From Friday’s donor appreciation banquet to Saturday morning breakfast department gatherings, sold out theater performances and rowdy athletic events, the crowds were large and loud at Homecoming and Family Weekend 2009. Read more… ...More

EMU alumni honored for service during Homecoming

The Alumni Association honored two of its graduates Sunday, Oct. 11, for their work in reflecting the school’s vision, mission and values. Read more… ...More

Play of grief and healing based on Lockerbie tragedy

Theater at EMU will give seven performances of its fall mainstage production, ‘Women of Lockerbie’ by Deborah Brevoort, throughout Homecoming and Family Weekend Oct. 8-17. Read more… ...More

Reunion Vocal Band concert a highlight of Homecoming 2009

Reunion Vocal Band will perform a concert on Saturday, Oct. 10, during Homecoming and Family Weekend, the largest gathering – 14 from the original group – since the musicians’ first meeting in 1990. Read more… ...More

Symposium on ‘Forgiveness’ Focuses on Amish Tragedy

The blood was hardly dry on the bare board floor of the West Nickel Mines School in Bart Township, Lancaster County, Pa., when Amish parents sent words of forgiveness to the family of the killer who had executed their children. The world was stunned and outraged at the senseless, unprecedented assault on the one-room Amish school that took the lives of five children and wounded five ot ...More

Musical Comedy to Debut at Homecoming

Ted Swartz (l.) as Mike and Trent Wagler as Jeff try to discern what to do with a tired radio program they inherited in “WWLD: What Would Lloyd Do?” a new musical comedy that premieres at EMU homecoming, Oct. 10-11. Photo by Jon Styer For those who’ve asked, ...More

Alum Asks, ‘Lordy, Lordy, How Can It Be 40?’

“The line it is drawn The curse it is cast The slow one now Will later be fast As the present now Will later be past The order is Rapidly fadin’. And the first one now Will later be last For the times they are a-changin’.” – Bob Dylan (1963) One enchanted homecoming weekend, I photographed a ...More