EMU Homepage

Mennonite Economic Development Associates

Subscribe to the EMU News feed
Karen Gross

Money does matter–so let’s talk about it

Our numbers-focused alumni consider how to invest pension funds, what benefits employers can afford, whether a financial institution should offer a particular service, how much life insurance to recommend, and how to meet payroll. They support enterprises that provide jobs and, in some cases, they contribute to decisions about layoffs. They serve as private and government audi ...More

Business Students Win MEDA Competition

It was a simulation, but the experience felt authentic and “immensely practical” for the three EMU student participants. So realistic, in fact, that Ashley Hevener, Kaleb Wyse and Joel Kratzer were selected as the top team for their presentation made at the annual convention of Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) held Nov. 6-9, 2008, in Columbus, Ohio. ...More

Leader in Tanzania’s Fight against Malaria Visits EMU

Faith Patrick, program manager for the Mennonite Economic Development Associates’ (MEDA) Hati Punguzo project in Tanzania While malaria is a devastating disease in most of Sub-Saharan Africa, it can be successfully prevented and contained, according to Faith Patrick, ...More

EMU Cites Couple for Generous Giving

Lewis and Mary Coss receive the annual Gehman Philanthropic Award from EMU President Loren Swartzendruber and named for faculty emerita member and long-time benefactor Margaret Martin Gehman (at left). Photo by Jim Bishop EMU has named a Hagerstown, Md. ...More

MEDA Cited at White House Conference

Allon H. Lefever was interrupted in the middle of his presentation at the White House, but he ...More

Starting Early: Jason Garber

Only 21, with one company already under his belt, computer whiz Jason Garber has learned lessons about mentors, personal limits and the public role of business. Photo by Jim Bishop As a child Jason Garber liked to “play business.” ...More