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Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee to speak at 2014 commencement

Leymah Gbowee, co-winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, will give the address at Eastern Mennonite University’s 96th commencement on Sunday, April 27. Gbowee is a 2007 graduate of EMU, with a master ...More

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Mark Shriver To Be Commencement Speaker, Bringing Focus on Faith and Service

Mark K. Shriver, a leader in social justice and the son of parents who devoted themselves to public-service work, will give the 95th annual commencement address at Eastern Mennonite University on Sunday, April 28, at 1 p.m. Shriver  is senior vice president for strategic initiatives and senior advisor to the chief executive officer of Save the Children U.S. Programs, which works to ensu ...More

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Seminary celebrates 63rd Commencement

Eastern Mennonite Seminary will hold its 63rd annual commencement service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28 in Lehman Auditorium on the EMU campus. Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Garrett, adjunct professor, United Methodist studies at Eastern Mennonite Seminary will give the commencement address titled “Lessons from Grandpa, Dad, and other Theologians.” Garrett has served as adjunct in ...More

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Disney Heir to Speak at Commencement

Her ties to the first family of entertainment are strong but this Disney focuses on brave women in peacebuilding rather than cartoons and children’s films. Abigail Disney, a philanthropist, scholar and award-winning filmmaker, will give the annual commencement address at Eastern Mennon ...More

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Twenty-four ‘Anointed’ for Ministry

Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) graduates Carl and Becky Van Stavern have spent the last three years juggling seminary and eight churches. Carl had five United Methodist congregations and Becky had three. Becky also finished her undergraduate degree online from Bluefield State College during that time. They drove three hours to EMS from their home in W ...More

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EMU Celebrates the Graduating Class of 2011

Eastern Mennonite University will culminate its 2010-11 school year with its 93rd annual commencement exercises 1 p.m. Sunday, May 1, on the front lawn of campus, weather permitting. President Loren Swartzendruber will confer 451 degrees – 320 undergraduate (including 119 Adult Degree Completion Program graduates), 120 graduate, (5 gradua ...More

Meet the 2010 ‘Cords of Distinction’ Recipients

Front row (L to R): Jennifer Hochstetler, Katherine Nussbaum, Dorine Ndayizigiye, Sarah Roth, Claudette Monroy. Back row (L to R): Jonathan Spicher, Daniel Miller, Jay Michael Harnish, Anastacio Basil Marin, Niclette ...More

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Commencement 2010 Photos and More

Summer-like temperatures prevailed under mostly cloudy skies, but rain held off as EMU celebrated its 92nd annual commencement on the front lawn of campus Sunday afternoon, May 2, with a crowd of more than 3,600 in attendance. Read more… ...More

EMU Holds 92nd Annual Commencement Sunday

Summer-like temperatures prevailed under mostly cloudy skies, but rain held off as Eastern Mennonite University celebrated its 92nd annual commencement on the front lawn of campus Sunday afternoon, May 2, with a crowd of more than 3,600 in attendance. It felt like a homecoming for graduation speaker Joseph B. Martin, who, after one year of medical school at the University of Alberta at ...More