For one day each year, during the One Hour of Code worldwide celebration of computer science, Eastern Mennonite University professor Dee Weikle spends not just One Hour, but several in the campus center. Her goal is to introduce students to code – n ...More
The Wreckin’ Royals were expected to lose, and lose big they did, during an Oct. 30 fundraising basketball game against the Richmond-based Streetball Kingz at Eastern Mennonite University’s Yoder Arena. The final score was 109-78.
A crowd of about 200 enjoyed the game, cheering on both the Kingz and their opponents, a team made up of faculty, staff, alumni and students.
The ev ...More
Still smelling of fresh paint, new additions and renovations to Eastern Mennonite University’s Suter Science Center are due to open for the spring semester today.
The $7.3 million project’s first and second phases are complete, and the third stage will begin this month, according ...More
After more than six months of intensive construction work and a $2.2 million investment, the Roselawn renovation project at Eastern Mennonite University is complete. The former residence hall now houses departmental offices and several more classrooms on the revamped second and third floor. Its first floor, remodeled in 2012, continues to house the Intensive English Program.
“We’ve b ...More
EMU’s internal emails this summer were unusual – yet oddly heartening. The combined hubbub of construction projects and thousands of summer guests made for feelings of excitement – and of dislocation.
There was this funny message: “History professors Mark Sawin and Mary Sprunger hope students will find them in the ...More
Daryl Bert, vice president of finance at Eastern Mennonite University, says he’s looking toward a bright future for the university that means a great deal to him. Not only is EMU his source of employment, it’s also his alma mater.
Bert graduated from EMU in 1997 with a degree in accounting, after moving to the area from hi ...More
Sunnier-than-expected days over the past six months have led to Eastern Mennonite University’s solar power system soaking in more energy than anticipated.
During the first six months of 2012, the 126,000-kilowatt-hour system performed 18 percent over target, meaning it actually brought in closer to 150,000 kilowatt-hours of energy, according to officials.
The system, located ato ...More
The award-winning food services team at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) received further acknowledgement of their dedication and willingness to go “above and beyond” at university chapel on Wednesday, Dec. 7.
Daryl Bert, vice president for finance, opened chapel by praising the tireless efforts of Bruce Emmerson, food services director for Pioneer Catering, which operates ...More
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) remains on the forefront of the “green movement” among U.S. universities, with having the first residence hall in Virginia to attain LEED “gold” certification—one of 33 to achieve this coveted certification in the United States.
A year ago, EMU gained the largest solar deployment in Virginia, with 328 photovoltaic panels instal ...More
Daryl W. Bert, new vice president for finance
An EMU alumnus will become the new vice president for finance at his alma mater, beginning Apr. 15, 2010.
Daryl W. Bert, currently of Pflugerville, Tex., will succeed Ronald E. Piper, who ...More