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Seven fantastic reasons to go on an EMU cross-cultural

Each year, EMU offers three or four semester-long cross-cultural programs to destinations all over the world. At some point during their time in college, slightly over half of all EMU students study overseas for a semester. Additionally, up to a half dozen three- to six-week programs are offered every summer. Between the two options, a large majority of students at EMU study abroad to fu ...More

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Royals Set New High For ODAC All-Academic Team

Eastern Mennonite University set a new high for student-athletes named to the annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, as 80 Royals were honored.  Last year EMU landed 61 on the list. All of EMU’s ODAC-sponsored sports were represented on the All-Academic Team.  Men’s volleyball competes in the Continental Volleyball Conference and is not eligible for the ODAC tea ...More

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VaSID Recognizes Six Royals To Academic Team

Six EMU student-athletes have been honored by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID), being named to the Academic All-State Team.  A total of 221 student-athletes, representing 37 schools in the state were recognized. Those honored from Eastern Mennonite were: Alli Eanes ...More

Students Recognized for Spring Semester Achievements

The following Eastern Mennonite University students received awards for outstanding achievement or service at the spring semester student recognition chapel in April 2013. The list for athletic achievement and the dean’s list for the fall semester follow. Academic Support Center Seniors Darian Harnish – Tutor of the year; busines ...More

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New Marks Set in EMU All-Time Record Book at Commonwealth Duals

While the EMU track and field teams didn’t send full squads to the Commonwealth Duals Saturday in Lynchburg, the Royals did get some nice finishes.  The men saw a high jumper clear the second-best height in program history, while the women also had a handful of program top ten finishes. Jord ...More

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Track Men Break Distance Medley Relay Record

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) sent members of the men’s and women’s track teams to two different meets over the weekend – the Susquehanna Open and the VMI Relays.  The men’s distance medley relay team broke the EMU record in the event when they ran at the Susquehanna Open in Selinsgrove, PA. ...More

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Nafziger and Chappell-Dick Each Take Down Two School Records

While many around the Eastern Mennonite University track and field program expected the blossoming group to challenge some of the all-time top ten lists throughout the season, few could have predicted what happened on Saturday at the Liberty Open in Lynchburg.  Four EMU records fell on the day, including one which was actually broken twice. Junior ...More

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Track Teams Keeping The Momentum Going

This fall, both of EMU’s cross country teams exceeded preseason predictions.  With such a strong carryover from those teams to the upcoming indoor track & field squads, what does second-year Coach Jason Lewkowicz expect? “There is a new expectation of excellence,” he said, “and while ...More

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Royals Gear Up for ODACs

On Saturday the EMU track teams participated in the Johnson C. Smith Invitational hosted by that university in Charlotte, NC.  The Royals got a great chance to gauge their talent against a wide range of athletes, and had one athlete break an EMU record. Dan Nafziger (Harrisonburg, V ...More

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Royals Grab Handful Of High Finishes At Jopson

The Eastern Mennonite University track & field teams completed a busy weekend Saturday at the Jopson Invitational in Bridgewater.  A few runners also participated the day before at the VMI/W&L Carnival in Lexington. On Friday a trio of Royals ran in packed fields of the 5000m.  For the women, Alli Eanes (Harrisonburg, VA/Westmont Hilltop) and Lanae Krei ...More