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Local cross-cultural course leads students through rich diversity of Shenandoah Valley cultures

Doris Harper Allen, 88, greeted a group of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) students in the parking lot of Rose’s in Harrisonburg, the former heart of Newtown. She quickly passed out laminated maps of what is now known as the Northeast neighborhood. And then Allen flashed a vibrant smile from beneath her bright red sunglasses. “You can ask me questions later,” she called as she c ...More

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EMU and Emmerson: A Recipe for Success

The award-winning food services team at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) received further acknowledgement of their dedication and willingness to go “above and beyond” at university chapel on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Daryl Bert, vice president for finance, opened chapel by praising the tireless efforts of Bruce Emmerson, food services director for Pioneer Catering, which operates ...More

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Journal: Reflections of Mexico and Guatemala Cross-Cultural

We chose “Crossing Borders, Building Connections” as the overarching theme of our semester of study at the U.S./Mexico border and in Guatemala this past spring semester. Eastern Mennonite University requires all of our graduates to engage in cross-cultural immersion as part of our CORE curriculum. We invite our own faculty to teach and accompany our students each semester. We chose to partn ...More

Celebration Banquet Honors Former President

John R. Mumaw (1904-1993) was not a large man, but he was a "big" person. On Nov. 14, 190 people gathered at the Eastern Mennonite High School dining hall for a program and dinner to remember and to honor the godly legacy of John R., Esther M. and Evelyn K. Mumaw. ...More

Second EMU Group Leaves on Cross-Cultural

Thirty EMU students were commissioned during a chapel service Friday, Jan. 11 for a semester of study and learning in the Middle East and embarked later the same day. It is the fifth time for ...More

Peachey Licensed for EMU Campus Ministry Role

L. to r.: George R. Brunk III, Loren Swartzendruber, Earl Zimmerman and Owen Burkholder lead prayers of commissioning for Byron Peachey (at podium) as part of a licensing service for campus min ...More

Campus Pastor Ordained

Truman H. Brunk Jr. (partially obscured) leads a commissioning prayer for Brian Martin Burkholder while surrounded by family and friends at his ordination. ...More