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Fresh Grads Serve in War-Torn Areas of Colombia

Months after earning their undergraduate degrees from Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in 2011, Jessica Sarriot, Larisa Zehr and William C. Morris headed 2,000 miles south to work alongside Colombians seeking to emerge from decades of warfare and destitution. EMU’s three graduates joined seven others for two years of service in Colombia under the SEED program of ...More


Students Issue Calls for Peace in Oratorical Contest

Seven Eastern Mennonite University students raised their voices in a call for practical peacemaking Mar. 25, 2011, in the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratory contest. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in an 8-10 minute address of 1,500 words or less. Jessica Sarriot, a senior peacebuilding and Development major originally from Paris, Franc ...More

Jessica Sarriot

EMU Senior Cited for Peace Oratory

An Eastern Mennonite University honors student took second place in an international peace oratory contest. Jessica Sarriot, a senior development and peacebuilding major with minors in pre-law, political studies, history and social sciences, was honored for her speech, “Peace Churches and War Profits,&# ...More