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Graduating as h.s. valedictorian at 16, Slashcheva ’11 racks up accomplishments on way to being public-service dentist

Lyubov Slashcheva has an awfully long resume of accomplishments for a 21-year-old. Add to this her start in life—in a small mining town in a remote corner of the former Russian Empire. Slashcheva emigrated from Kazakhstan to the United States with her family at age 5. She started kindergarten in Harrisonburg, Va., with no knowledge of English. Thanks to an English-as-a-Second-Language ...More

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EMU’s Early Learning Center provides hands-on opportunity for education majors

Ride by Park View Mennonite Church on any given weekday afternoon, and you might catch a glimpse of toddlers harvesting vegetables, digging in the sandbox or just generally being kids. “They’re pretending a bear is after them right now,” said Rachel Diener, director of ...More


Pre-Dental Student a “Hands-On” Volunteer

Originally posted by Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic, Fall 2011 edition. If anyone values opportunity, it’s Lyubov Slashcheva. As a pre-dental biology major at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), taking the Dental Admission Test (DAT) is one of her priorities. Her free moments are spent engrossed in a DAT study guide. ...More


Early Learning Center Hosts Open House

The early learning center at Eastern Mennonite University will host an open house on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 12 – 4 p.m. The center is a child-focused, developmentally appropriate preschool program for children ages 2 to 5. The pre-kindergarten program runs September through mid-May each school year. Drop in to experience the environ ...More

ELC Plans ‘Fun(d) Day’ Event

The Early Learning Center at Eastern Mennonite University is holding a “family fun day” 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 14, at the Generations Crossing Room at Park View Mennonite Church, N. College Ave., Harrisonburg. The event will include a variety of children’s activities, face painting and food. A suggested ...More

Bookfair to Benefit EMU Early Learning Center

Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 289 Burgess Road in the Harrisonburg Crossing Shopping Center, is holding a “Bookfair” Dec. 14-17 to benefit the Early Learning Center at Eastern Mennonite University. Customers can present a voucher at the cash register at the time of purchase and a percentage of the net sale will be donated to the EMU ed ...More