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Immigrant Wants To Be Role Model

Luis Padilla walks in the procession of graduates Sunday afternoon. Photo by Mike Eberly By Melvin Mason, Daily News-Record Luis Padilla had a glow of success on Sunday. With hard work, pr ...More

Seminary Graduates Large Class

There was an empty chair on the Lehman Auditorium stage at the 57th annual commencement of Eastern Mennonite Seminary on Saturday afternoon, Apr. 29. The vacant chair wa ...More

EMU Celebrates 88th Commencement

Robert W. (Bob) Edgar had a message for the 405 members of the EMU graduating class of 2006 – ‘You are the leaders we have been waiting for.’ Read more… ...More

Seminary Announces Commencement Schedule

Cheryl J. Sanders Photo by Jim Bishop Eastern Mennonite Seminary will hold its 57th annual commencement 3 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 29, in Lehman Auditorium on the EMU campus. D ...More

Commencement Schedule Includes Address by Rev. Bob Edgar

Robert W. Edgar Eastern Mennonite University will hold its 88th annual commencement exercises 1 p.m. Sunday, Apr. 30, on the front lawn of campus, weather permitting. President ...More

EMU Celebrates 87th Commencement

Rainy weather for much the weekend gave way to mostly sunny skies and breezy conditions by Sunday afternoon, May 1, allowing Eastern Mennonite University to hold its 87th commencement exercises on the front lawn of campus. An audience of more than 3,600 got caught up in the celebrative spirit, with sustained applause and cheers punctuating the two-hour ceremony. EMU President L ...More

EMU Grad Class Has ‘Major Accomplishments’

Bonnie W. Bowser, Rachel E. Medley, Jason D. Garber and Davi R. Soesilo celebrate their achievements with EMU President Loren E. Swartzendruber. Photo by Jim Bishop Commencement Sunday, May 1, at Eastern Mennon ...More

Use Power Rightly, Seminary Graduates Told

The graduates of Eastern Mennonite Seminary face a paradox: They will be in positions of power and authority, but their strength will emerge amid their ‘weaknesses and vulnerabilities.’ At the seminary’s 56th annual commencement held Apr. 30 in EMU’s Lehman Auditorium, the speaker told the graduates that ‘power isn’t something we ...More

Students Receive ‘Cords of Distinction’ Honor

Cords of Distinction recipientsPhoto by Jim Bishop They’re among Eastern Mennonite University’s most outstanding students, exemplifying the school’s highest ideals. Ten EMU seniors, nominated by faculty, s ...More

Seminary Sets Annual Commencement

Eastern Mennonite Seminary will hold its 56th annual commencement 3 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 30, in Lehman Auditorium on the EMU campus. J. Nelson Kraybill, president of Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Ind., will give the commencement address during the ceremonies. EMS dean Ervin R. Stutzman will preside and confer degrees or certificates on the ...More