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10 students receive top honors for contributions to EMU and community

Ten seniors from three states and two countries ceremonially received “Cords of Distinction” on April 26, the highest honor conferred by Eastern Mennonite University on traditional undergraduate. The next day, they wore their blue and gold cords across their shoulders as they graduated. ...More

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Liberian Med Student Honored in Africa

Samfee Kamayanoh Doe ’11 has been selected as one of 28 Milead Fellows from among 2,120 candidates from 44 countries. For this highly prestigious award conferred on African women, Doe was chosen as the sole representative of Liberia, her home country. She is the daughter of Felicia Politee and Sam Gbaydee Doe. Her father, emp ...More

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EMU Awards 10 Students with Cords of Distinction

Ten graduating seniors were honored as “cords of distinction” recipients in a ceremony held Saturday afternoon, April 27, 2013 at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Faculty, staff and fellow students nominated the recipients, who were cited for their “significant and verifiable impact” on the university and on st ...More

Cords of Distinction Ceremony

Graduates Honored for Contributions to Campus, Community

Ten graduating seniors were honored as “Cords of Distinction” recipients in a ceremony held Saturday afternoon, April 28 at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Faculty, staff and fellow students nominated the recipients, who were cited for their “significant and verifiable impact” on the university and on student life, for their contributions to developing the institution’s pos ...More

Cords of distinction ceremony

EMU Awards ‘Cords of Distinction’

Ten graduating seniors were honored as “Cords of Distinction” recipients in a ceremony held Saturday afternoon, Apr. 30 at Eastern Mennonite University. Faculty, staff and fellow students nominated the recipients, who were cited for their “significant and verifiable impact” on the university and on student life, for their contributions to developing the institutio ...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

Students honored for contributions to campus and community

Ten EMU seniors were honored as this year’s "Cords of Distinction" recipients in an awards ceremony held following university chapel on Monday, Apr. 20. ‘Cords of Distinction’ recipients (standing, l. to r.): Laura ...More

EMU Honors ‘Cords of Distinction’ Recipients

‘Cords of Distinction’ recipients: (seated, l. to r.) Lars A. Akerson, Benjamin W. Beitzel, Matthew R. Garber, Lisa N. King; (standing, l. to r.) Ho-Hyun Lee, Jered C. Lyons, Ral E. Nwankwo, Emi K. Oda, Joanne E. Smucker, and Matthew D. Swartley ...More

‘Cords of Distinction’ Recipients Honored

They’re among Eastern Mennonite University’s most outstanding students, exemplifying the school’s highest ideals. Ten EMU seniors, nominated by faculty, staff and fellow students, were honored as this year̵ ...More

Students Receive ‘Cords of Distinction’ Honor

Photo 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, staff and fellow s ...More