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Nominations Open for Annual Alumni Awards

Each year Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) honors at least two graduates from among the more than 19,500 EMU alumni who are sharing Christ’s love around the world in their every day lives. Nominations for the 2013 awards are due March 1, 2013. Award recipients will be honored at Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 1 ...More

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Homecoming to Celebrate 30 Years of Cross-Cultural Learning

Alumni who have experienced the jarring, exciting sensations of crossing into another culture – namely, almost every student at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) over the last 30 years – will form the bulk of those returning to campus to reconnect with friends, classmates and the community for Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 12-14. ...More

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Humility Links Nobel Winner and Alum Who Was Killed

Being humble in the face of adversity and joy intertwined two alumni honored for their devotion to peace and relief of suffering on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). “From the moment I was announced as one of the core recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize, every night and morning I say my prayers [and] I ask, ‘Lord, keep me humble,’” said ...More

EMU alum Nadene Brunk

2010 Distinguished Service Award Recipient: Nadene Brunk, EMU Class of ’75

Compassionate, Gentle Births in Haiti By Ken Heatwole, MD A good cause. Passion. Compassion. High motivation. Extremely motivating. Delicate negotiator. Put all of these into a lady who is already vivacious, likable, and mild-mannered and out comes Nadene Brunk. In 2000, I was on the medical mission team that introduced Nadene to Haiti. Granted, ...More

EMU alumni honored for service during Homecoming

The Alumni Association honored two of its graduates Sunday, Oct. 11, for their work in reflecting the school’s vision, mission and values. Read more… ...More

J. Robert Eshleman honored with 2009 Distinguished Service Award

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Symposium on ‘Forgiveness’ Focuses on Amish Tragedy

The blood was hardly dry on the bare board floor of the West Nickel Mines School in Bart Township, Lancaster County, Pa., when Amish parents sent words of forgiveness to the family of the killer who had executed their children. The world was stunned and outraged at the senseless, unprecedented assault on the one-room Amish school that took the lives of five children and wounded five ot ...More

Theater, Reunions Headline Homecoming Weekend

A symposium on Amish forgiveness and a new theater work by Ted and Trent will highlight homecoming and parents weekend, Oct. 10-12, 2008. "WWLD: What Would Lloyd Do?", is a musical comedy written by and starring Ted Swartz ’89 and Trent Wagler ’02, and directed by Ingrid De Sanctis ’88). The play, with guest artist Jay Lapp ...More

EMU Cites Grads for Service Efforts

The Alumni Association of Eastern Mennonite University honored two of its graduates Sunday, Oct. 15, for their work in reflecting the school’s vision, mission and values. Catherine Mumaw Catherine R. Mumaw, a 1954 EMU graduate and veteran educator from Corvallis, Ore., and a former Harrisonburg, Va., resident, received EMU’s 2006 “alumna of the year” a ...More

Homecoming Has Music, Service Emphases

It happens around the second weekend in October each year – scores of former Eastern Mennonite University students return to campus and reconnect with friends and former classmates. More than a thousand EMU alumni and pa ...More