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Journal: Reflections of Mexico and Guatemala Cross-Cultural

We chose “Crossing Borders, Building Connections” as the overarching theme of our semester of study at the U.S./Mexico border and in Guatemala this past spring semester. Eastern Mennonite University requires all of our graduates to engage in cross-cultural immersion as part of our CORE curriculum. We invite our own faculty to teach and accompany our students each semester. We chose to partn ...More

Bilingual Theater Troupe to Perform on Campus

Theatro Chirmol group Teatro Chirmol, a bilingual youth theater program at EMU, will present its spring production, "I.D.," 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 13-14, in the mainstage theater of the University Commons. ...More

Exploring Service Options

Representatives from more than 40 organizations in the Harrisonburg- Rockingham County, Va., area were on hand for a "Sign-Up Fair" held Sept. 22 in the University Commons at Eastern Mennonite University. Around 300 first-year and upperclass students learned about opportunities to get involved with agencies and organizations representing aging and disabilities services, earl ...More

Students Hear Community Stories

Photo by Jim Bishop Some 230 first-year and about 35 transfer students at Eastern Mennonite University spent Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27, learning about some of the 47 languages and cultures represented in the greater Har ...More

Students to Hear Community Stories

Everyone has a story to tell, and Eastern Mennonite University students will have the opportunity to hear stories from many longtime Harrisonburg residents, immigrants, community activists, leaders and pastors. Some 230 first-year and about 35 transfer students will spend Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27, learning about some of the 47 languages and cultures represented locally. &q ...More

EMU Students to Swarm the ‘Burg

Look out, Harrisonburg, the college students are coming. EMU wants to introduce its newest group of first-year students to the community by some direct i ...More