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Grads Praise Values-Based Nursing Master’s Program

One proud graduate came from Oregon. Another from Lancaster, Pa. They were two of nine who gathered one day in the fall of 2012 to celebrate completing the first online master’s degree program offered at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) – a master’s of science in nursing program. Jeff Eavey remained on his job as a nurse-manager at the Univer ...More

EMU to Repeat ‘Parish Nursing’ Course

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EMU to Offer ‘Parish Nursing’ Course Again

Many congregations are making strides to address the health and well-being of their members, with some having ‘parish nurses’ to promote efforts in this arena. Read more… ...More

Debbie Maitland: Custodian, EMU Alumna, ‘All-Star’ Nurse

Until four years ago, Debbie Maitland cleaned dorms and classrooms. This spring, the 2005 EMU graduate and Registered Nurse received a top staff award from Rockingham Memorial Hospital. "I think sometimes I’m living in a dream," says Maitland, 43, who often returns to visit old friends at Eastern Mennonite University’s ...More

EMU to Offer ‘Parish Nursing’ On-Line Course

More churches are making strides to address the physical health and well-being of their members; some have a designated ‘parish nurse’ to promote efforts in this arena. Read more… ...More

Former Nursing Faculty Member Dies

Mary Deputy Brubaker, 92, who helped start the nursing program at Eastern Mennonite University, died Oct. 5, 2006, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. She was a resident of the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community (VMRC). ...More