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Long-time Administrative Staff Member Dies

Fern I. Erb, a former long-time administrative staff member at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), died Thursday, May 2, 2013 at age 92. She was a resident of Park Place at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community, Harrisonburg, Va. Erb worked at EMU for 23 years, serving in a variety of administrative roles – secretary of institutional research, 1978- ...More

Spring Break Y-Trip Focuses on Harrisonburg

They "gave up" their mid-semester break to perform a labor of love in their own back yard, doing so willingly and with much satisfaction. Every year for spring break, several student groups spend the nine-day period doing service projects in various locales in the states – under the auspices of the Young People’s Chris ...More

EMU Cites Couple for Generous Giving

Lewis and Mary Coss receive the annual Gehman Philanthropic Award from EMU President Loren Swartzendruber and named for faculty emerita member and long-time benefactor Margaret Martin Gehman (at left). Photo by Jim Bishop EMU has named a Hagerstown, Md. ...More

Sisters Stitch for Virginia Relief Sale

Brownie and Gladys Driver of Harrisonburg say they feel “twice blessed” for their volunteer efforts on behalf of the 41st annual Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale held Friday evening and Saturday, Oct. 5-6, at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds. ...More

Students Volunteer at Food Pantry

EMU students Nathan Harder and Pancha Moreno interview in Spanish each week at Patchwork Pantry. Patchwork Pantry, an ecumenical, volunteer-run food ministry based at Community Menno ...More

Seminary to Hold Spiritual Life Week

An Eastern Mennonite Seminary alumnus will return to his alma mater to lead fall Spiritual Life Week sessions. David W. Boshart, a 1986 graduate of the seminary, will bring messages on the theme, “Proclaiming the Kingdom,” focusing on ways that leaders and congregations can work together to bring the hope of Jesus Christ to the world. Boshart, who is pastor of West Uni ...More

WEMC to Broadcast ‘Democracy Now’ Host’s Address

WEMC 91.7 FM, will broadcast a recording of Amy Goodman ...More