When Deana Moren Baker ’86 was in middle school in Bremen, Indiana, her basketball team held practice in the school cafeteria because the boys were using the gym. They took layups using the Peter Pan mascot’s head on the wall as a stand-in for a basket.
When she was in high school, wearing polyester uniforms and tube socks, the long shots she took with the larger boys’ ball then in ...More
The Center of Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University celebrated their 2016 graduates in a Sunday evening ceremony at Martin Chapel with singing, short speeches and recognition of each graduate.
A choir of African students led by Professor Carl Stauffer opened first with ...More
Most of the audience at Eastern Mennonite University’s 98th Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 1, didn’t realize the special music provided by the string quartet was a world premiere composition of retiring President Loren E. Swartzendruber ...More
Matt Stearn’s walk across the Eastern Mennonite Seminary commencement stage on April 30 was not only a personal milestone, but an institutional one. Stearn is the first student to complete the Master of Divinity/Master of Business Administration (MBA) dual degree since the program began ...More
Ten graduating seniors were honored as Cords of Distinction recipients in a ceremony held Saturday afternoon, April 30, 2016 at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU).
Faculty, staff and fellow students nominated the recipients, who were c ...More
Watch livestream of ceremonies at: http://emu.edu/live-video/
Due to inclement weather, the 2016 commencement exercises will be held in Yoder Arena at 1 p.m. with doors opening to the arena at 12:15.
Parking is available on the north side of the University Commons with handicapped parking and drop off at the front of the building off of Par ...More
Susan Schultz Huxman, PhD, has been appointed as Eastern Mennonite University’s ninth president by unanimous vote from both the university’s Board of Trustees and the Board of Mennonite Education Agency.
Huxman is currently president of Conrad Grebel University College in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. She will officially assume office on Jan. 1, 2017.
Her selection follows a 10-m ...More
This year, several Eastern Mennonite University faculty and staff, among them Jack Rutt, are moving into retirement after many years of service. To acknowledge their service and deep commitment to our community, we’ve offered the opportunity for them to share favorite memories of their time here, as well as advice for those of us still laboring onwards.
Please stay tuned ...More
“My speech wrote itself,” said Bethany Chupp, winner of the C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). The winning speech, titled “Standing At the Door,” came so easily because of some long-term deep thinking about two different experiences: traveling through the Middle East during her c ...More
As graduates make their way across the stage at Eastern Mennonite University’s 2016 Commencement ceremonies, one other person on the stage will also be celebrating both student and personal accomplishments and transition. President Loren Swartzendruber has presided over 13 commencement ceremonies at EMU and 10 prior to that at Hes ...More