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Commencement Schedule Includes Address by Rev. Bob Edgar

Robert W. Edgar Eastern Mennonite University will hold its 88th annual commencement exercises 1 p.m. Sunday, Apr. 30, on the front lawn of campus, weather permitting. President ...More

EMU Gives Gehman Philanthropy Award

EMU President Loren Swartzendruber presents Margaret Martin Gehman with a plaque naming her first recipient of the annual "Philanthropist of the Year" award from the uni ...More

Setting Goals Critical, President Says

Keep your eye on the goal, but be keenly aware of the past and what is happening around you in setting both short- and long-term goals. That was the thrust of a message from Loren E. Swartzendruber, president of Eastern Mennonite University, to the campus community Wednesday morning, Aug. 31, at the opening convocation of the 2005 fall semes ...More

Gift Income Sets New Record for University

Kirk L. Shisler Eastern Mennonite University has received $5,151,962 in total contributions for the 2004-2005 fiscal year ending June 30, a 4.5 percent increase, or $226,000 more than last year. Kirk L. Shisler, vice president for ...More

Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (formerly CTP) Celebrates Ten Years

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Tenth Summer Peacebuilding Institute Opens

L. to r.: Valerie Helbert, Laura Schildt and Kerry Saner of the United States and Vaweka Djayerombe from the Democratic Republic of Congo lead SPI participants in a “peace song&# ...More

EMU Cites Retirees, Gives Service Awards

EMU retirees (l. to r.): Ruth Ann Burkholder, Harold E. Huber, Daniel E. Marple, Sr., Joseph W. Mast, Monroe E. Wood. Photo by Jim Bishop The faculty and staff of Eastern Mennonite University recognized five colleagues who are retiring and cited more t ...More

2004-05 Student-Athletes Honored

Kendra J. Martin Wendy A. Driver ...More

EMU to Hold 87th Commencement

Eastern Mennonite University will hold its 87th annual commencement exercises 1 p.m. Sunday, May 1 on the front lawn of campus, weather permitting. EMU President Loren E. Swartzendruber will confer 380 degrees – 317 undergraduate, 60 graduate and 3 graduate certificates – on members of the graduating class of 2005. Last year, EMU aw ...More

Peacebuilding Program to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Hundreds of visitors and local residents will gather in Harrisonburg, Va., the first weekend in June to celebrate the first decade of a program that has grown to be one of the most-recognized peacebuilding centers in the world. The Conflict Transformation Program (CTP) at Eastern Mennonite University began with the enrollment of two American graduate ...More