In its regularly scheduled meeting Nov. 15 and 16, the Eastern Mennonite University board of trustees heard upbeat reports on the status of a multi-year fundraising campaign to renovate the Suter Science Center, a record number of applicants to EMU’s undergraduate programs, the unexpectedly fast growth of its ...More
Over $6.5 million of the $7 million needed in gifts and pledges to renovate the Suter Science Center is now in place. The Campaign for the Suter Science Center will bring the building’s labs up to standards needed to match the quality programming offered.
“A generous donor has pledged $500,000 to the campaign,” explains ...More
Three high school students brought from Mexico as children are looking forward to being successful college students, thanks to the local branch of Scholars’ Latino Initiative program (SLI), with which EMU partners.
“We’re all DREAMers,” explains one we’ll call “Dulce,” a high school junior brought to the United States at age ...More
Eastern Mennonite University’s department of recreation sports and intramurals is issuing a challenge to students, faculty and staff and the local community.
On Saturday, Nov. 9, EMU will host the first-ever “Royal Challenge,” designed to promote holistic development across campus and the community, said Phil Tieszen, event leader and assistant director of student progr ...More
Enrollment increased this fall by 8 percent over the previous fall at Eastern Mennonite University, counting all students enrolled in for-credit coursework. The numbers rose from 1,519 to 1,640, a record enrollment for this 96-year-old institution.
In traditional undergraduate population, there was a 2 percent increase, from 912 to 929 students, based on head counts in early September 20 ...More
Gary Moore, the men’s head volleyball coach at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) since Oct. 1, 2012, has been released from employment at EMU as of June 18, 2013.
“In an effort to let the justice process come to fruition and to allow a person charged to be presumed innocent until proven guilty, we retained Gary Moore on staff under close supervision until the charges were resol ...More
Bekah Enns’ great-grandparents would not recognize the way she is pursuing an academic degree in 2013. For one thing, the senior history major at Eastern Mennonite University spent last semester off campus, testing her work skills in her three academic minors—pre-law, political science, and ...More
Ten graduating seniors were honored as “cords of distinction” recipients in a ceremony held Saturday afternoon, April 27, 2013 at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU).
Faculty, staff and fellow students nominated the recipients, who were cited for their “significant and verifiable impact” on the university and on st ...More
The following Eastern Mennonite University students received awards for outstanding achievement or service at the spring semester student recognition chapel in April 2013.
The list for athletic achievement and the dean’s list for the fall semester follow.
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Darian Harnish – Tutor of the year; busines ...More