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New edition of classic ‘Mennonite Community Cookbook’ continues legacy of Mary Emma Showalter Eby

It was the first Menno­nite cookbook ever published by anything more than a  local congregation or a small regional printer. People have referred to this cookbook as the “mother” or “grandmother” of all Mennonite cookbooks. When one person heard the cookbook was about to be published in a new edition, s ...More

Catherine R. Mumaw – alumna, former faculty member, daughter of former EMU president – dies after active life filled with accomplishments and contributions

Catherine Ruth Mumaw of Harrisonburg, Virginia, died July 17, 2014, at her home. She was born July 22, 1932, in Harrisonburg, the daughter of John R. and Esther Mosemann Mumaw. She grew up in the Park View area, and attended Park School and Eastern Mennonite School and College. She earned a Bachelor of Science de ...More

EMU Cites Grads for Service Efforts

The Alumni Association of Eastern Mennonite University honored two of its graduates Sunday, Oct. 15, for their work in reflecting the school’s vision, mission and values. Catherine Mumaw Catherine R. Mumaw, a 1954 EMU graduate and veteran educator from Corvallis, Ore., and a former Harrisonburg, Va., resident, received EMU’s 2006 “alumna of the year” a ...More