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Long-time EMU Housekeeper Dies

Edith V. Wenger, 88, died Aug. 19, 2007, at Oak Lea Nursing Home in Harrisonburg. Ms. Wenger served 34 years in housekeeping services in the physical plant department at Eastern Mennonite University. She retired in 1981. “Edith was a steady, quiet, dependable worker with a wry sense of humor that surprised you,” said ...More

Debbie Maitland: Custodian, EMU Alumna, ‘All-Star’ Nurse

Until four years ago, Debbie Maitland cleaned dorms and classrooms. This spring, the 2005 EMU graduate and Registered Nurse received a top staff award from Rockingham Memorial Hospital. "I think sometimes I’m living in a dream," says Maitland, 43, who often returns to visit old friends at Eastern Mennonite University’s ...More

EMU National Leader in Energy Efficiency

EMU was one of the three national leaders in efficient energy use out of 90 colleges and universities surveyed two years ago by the Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers. The association recently released its findings. Ranked third out of 90 schools, EMU started on the path to energy-efficiency in ...More

Turf Field Symbolic of ‘New Era’ in Athletics

The driving rain from tropical depression Ernesto subsided, the wind abated and the sun tried to reappear Saturday morning, Sept. 2, allowing Eastern Mennonite University to hold its dedication ceremony for its new artificial turf field as planned. The prominent bright green turf field that served multiple purposes for athletic programs at EMU was replaced this summer after 17 years of ...More

<i>Summertime Campus Makeovers</i>

By Heather Bowser, Daily News-Record Lovely ladies aren ...More