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Endowed Scholarship to Honor Nursing Alum Matt Garber

Matt Garber, a well-loved student leader, musician, and 2008 nursing graduate, was known for his strong faith and good sense of humor. EMU hopes the new Matthew Garber Endowed Scholarship Fund, aimed at helping music or nursing students-in-need, will encourage other students to discover their calling. Read more… ...More

EMU Offers WRAP Session on Private College Affordability

Virginia’s private colleges are within reach financially – despite tough economic times. That’s the message EMU President Loren Swartzendruber is inviting prospective students and parents to hear on campus Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009. Read more… ...More

EMU Releases Fall Enrollment Numbers

Fall semester 2008 enrollment at EMU finds major growth in the Adult Degree Completion Program (ADCP), an accelerated, non-traditional baccalaureate degree program, with a total of 190 students at both sites – Harrisonburg and Lancaster, Pa., an increase of 45 students over last year. EMU has a total undergraduate, graduate seminary enrollment of 1,553 students ...More

Students Recognized for Academic Achievements

Fifteen first-year and four returning students have been named to the honors program at EMU, made possible by an endowment fund. Read more… ...More

EMU Extends Welcome: ‘Come Visit Us’

EMU is among 25 schools in the Old Dominion taking part in “Virginia Private College Week,” July 28-Aug. 2, sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV). Rising juniors and seniors in high school – and their families – may choose to visit just one or two colleges that interest them. However, those who visit at least three during the week ...More

Virginia Colleges to Host ‘Information’ Night’ in Petersburg

Five colleges who are members of the Virginia College Fund (VCF) will host a "College Information Night" for students in the Petersburg-Hopewell area, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008. Averett University, Bluefield College, Eastern Mennonite University, Ferrum College and Virginia Intermont College will have representatives on hand to discuss their respective programs 7-8:30 p.m. at Fir ...More

EMU Doubles National Average of Children Going to Alma Mater

Alumni of EMU are sending their children to the school in numbers that far surpass most colleges nationwide. Twenty-three percent of EMU’s first-year students this fall are from families where one or both parents attended Eastern Mennonite. By comparison, 8.8 percent of freshmen at four-year colleges nationwide attend the alma mater of a parent, according to the most recent avail ...More

Magazine Gives EMU National Ranking

Eastern Mennonite University is ranked in the “fourth tier” in the “best liberal arts colleges” category in the 2008 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by “U.S.News & World Report” magazine. The exclusive listings – which this year feature some substantial changes in methodology – will be published in the magazine& ...More

‘Visit Your Own Back Yard,’ EMU Says

Eastern Mennonite University is among 24 schools in the Old Dominion taking part in the annual “Virginia Private Colleges Week,” July 30 – Aug. 4, 2007. High school students who visit three Virginia private colleges during the designated week will receive application fee waivers redeemable at any three private colleges. With application fees ranging from $15 to $50, ...More

At EMU, Spirit Of Service Catching On

By Heather Bowser, Daily News-Record At Eastern Mennonite University, volunteering isn ...More