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In Rotary talk, Swartzendruber explains why EMU began sending its students on ‘cross-culturals’ decades ago

For more than 30 years, undergraduates at Eastern Mennonite University have been required to immerse themselves in a culture different from their own before graduation. This unusual requirement was the focus of a luncheon address by EMU President Loren Swartzendruber on September 8. Speaking to about 100 members of the ...More

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Women now 3-1 after successful hosting of EMU Invitational

With a split on day two of the EMU Invitational, Eastern Mennonite’s volleyball women earned one of their best starts in recent history.  Coupled with a sweep on the first day, the Royals are now 3-1 on the season. The women will look to further improve that strong start when they hit the road on Wednesday, playing a non-conference mat ...More

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Royals Set New High For ODAC All-Academic Team

Eastern Mennonite University set a new high for student-athletes named to the annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, as 80 Royals were honored.  Last year EMU landed 61 on the list. All of EMU’s ODAC-sponsored sports were represented on the All-Academic Team.  Men’s volleyball competes in the Continental Volleyball Conference and is not eligible for the ODAC tea ...More

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Offense Looks Good In 3-1 Homecoming Win

The EMU volleyball women have been playing well the last couple of weeks but have only had a number of tough losses to show for it.  Saturday at Homecoming, the Lady Royals finally got the win, topping Lancaster Bible College, 3-1. Going into the match with the Chargers, the women had lost four straight contests in which they had won at least one game.  The Lady Royals used an 11-2 run ...More

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Royals Place 61 Student-Athletes On All-Academic Team

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced its All-Academic Team for the 2011-12 season, and Eastern Mennonite University saw an increase to 61 student-athletes earning a spot.  Last year 53 Royals were named to the team. Each of EMU’s sports was represented on the ODAC All-Academic Team except for men’s volleyball, which competes in the Continental Volleyball Conference.  ...More