Refugee teens discover strengths and work to smooth newcomers’ paths with Harrisonburg High’s Peer Leader program

For 15 students participating in a resilience training at Eastern Mennonite University, one role-play activity hit close to home. The small-group skits were focused on inviting students to learn how ... read more about Refugee teens discover strengths and work to smooth newcomers’ paths with Harrisonburg High’s Peer Leader program

Learn ethical, responsible interpretation skills at ‘Interpreting for Social Justice’ workshop

Professor Adriana Rojas knows the demand for professional interpreters has increased in Harrisonburg. Rojas, who teaches Spanish at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), says she often receives emails asking for student ... read more about Learn ethical, responsible interpretation skills at ‘Interpreting for Social Justice’ workshop

Red Cross disaster program manager earns excellence award for promoting fire safety in at-risk communities

Patrick Campbell ’12, MA ’14 (conflict transformation) was honored with the Governor’s Fire Services Award for Civilian Excellence in Virginia Fire Service Support. He accepted the award Saturday, Feb. 25, ... read more about Red Cross disaster program manager earns excellence award for promoting fire safety in at-risk communities