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New Seminary Course Schedule Benefits Commuters and Part-time Students

HARRISONBURG, Va. – Eastern Mennonite Seminary is making it easier for commuter and part-time students to take seminary courses. How? By changing course schedules so that more classes meet just one day a week. Twelve of the 23 courses offered this fall will be offered once a week or on the weekend to make it easier for students ...More

Nancy Sims

Eastern Mennonite Among Nation’s Seminaries Seeing A Boom In Boomers

Nancy Sims doesn’t hesitate to raise her hand in class at Eastern Mennonite Seminary. She also doesn’t mind taking the lead in small-group discussions. Sims, a part-time student, looks comfortable jotting down notes and engaging her professors and classmates, even if some are less than half her age. The 65-year-old social worker from Sugar Grove, W.Va., humbly ack ...More

E-mailing it in at EMS

More students taking courses at the seminary from afar By Tom Mitchell, Daily News-Record Harrisonburg resident Charlene Davis, who works full time, is taking an online class in Mennonite history at Eastern Me ...More

Seminary Attracts Diverse Student Body

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Seminary Diversity Increases

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