Refugee teens discover strengths and work to smooth newcomers’ paths with Harrisonburg High’s Peer Leader program

For 15 students participating in a resilience training at Eastern Mennonite University, one role-play activity hit close to home. The small-group skits were focused on inviting students to learn how ... read more about Refugee teens discover strengths and work to smooth newcomers’ paths with Harrisonburg High’s Peer Leader program

Learn ethical, responsible interpretation skills at ‘Interpreting for Social Justice’ workshop

Professor Adriana Rojas knows the demand for professional interpreters has increased in Harrisonburg. Rojas, who teaches Spanish at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), says she often receives emails asking for student ... read more about Learn ethical, responsible interpretation skills at ‘Interpreting for Social Justice’ workshop

Since 1996, Latino Student Alliance celebrates cultural pride and offers a welcoming space to all

“Pastel!” Student Sara Shenk-Moreno whispers dramatically in Spanish, pantomiming eating. Members of the Eastern Mennonite University Latino Student Alliance (LSA) retrieve a decadent cake and sing “Happy Birthday” with extra ... read more about Since 1996, Latino Student Alliance celebrates cultural pride and offers a welcoming space to all