The annual gala concert at Eastern Mennonite University is “a kaleidoscope,” says music professor Ken J. Nafziger, who conducts the chamber choir. Around the fixed theme of a musical showcase to kick off the holiday season, a variety ...More
After more than six months of intensive construction work and a $2.2 million investment, the Roselawn renovation project at Eastern Mennonite University is complete. The former residence hall now houses departmental offices and several more classrooms on the revamped second and third floor. Its first floor, remodeled in 2012, continues to house the Intensive English Program.
“We’ve b ...More
If engaged in a bidding war for a bag of kettle corn at the Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale, Jalyn Sneary knows how high she would go.
“Probably $10,” the 11-year-old Harrisonburg resident said.
Meanwhile, if it’s Laotian egg rolls on the ...More
Reprinted with slight edits from the student-produced Weather Vane, Oct. 2, 2014. Written by first-year student Harrison Horst.
Engineers for a Sustainable World, referred to by its members as ESW, is only a year old, and though it has already achieved significant results, still has not been heard of by the majority ...More
EMU’s Thomas Plaza will be buzzing with activity on Saturday, April 5, when the Student Government Association (SGA) hosts an auction to benefit the Suter Science Center Campaign.
The auction, which begins at 1 p.m. on Thomas Plaza in front of the Campus ...More
Eastern Mennonite University has exceeded by nearly $600,000 its $7 million goal to modernize the laboratory section of the 1960s-era Suter Science Center, said vice president for advancement Kirk Shisler in an announcement to the campus community on Jan. 17, 2014.
Renovation of the 45-year-old science laboratories in the eastern wing of the Suter Science Center will begin by May 1, he a ...More
Daryl Bert, vice president of finance at Eastern Mennonite University, says he’s looking toward a bright future for the university that means a great deal to him. Not only is EMU his source of employment, it’s also his alma mater.
Bert graduated from EMU in 1997 with a degree in accounting, after moving to the area from hi ...More
Over $6.5 million of the $7 million needed in gifts and pledges to renovate the Suter Science Center is now in place. The Campaign for the Suter Science Center will bring the building’s labs up to standards needed to match the quality programming offered.
“A generous donor has pledged $500,000 to the campaign,” explains ...More
In late May, near the end of what turned out to be one of Eastern Mennonite University’s best fundraising years, the Council for Advancement and Support of Higher Education (CASE) named EMU a winner of an Overall Performance Award for fundraising excellence.
Total giving to EMU for the 2012-13 fiscal year was $6,277,000, a 24 percent increase from the ...More
Liberia is country of complexity and turmoil in which 85 percent of the population of 3.7 million people live under the international poverty line. Colonized in 1820 by freed blacks from the United States, Liberia has suffered two back-to-back civil wars that have left the country politically unstable and economically bereft.
It is in this context that Maxim Kumeh has devoted his life’ ...More