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EMU Opens Convocation “Like No Other”

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) President Loren Swartzendruber called students, faculty and staff to be “like no other,” as a Christian university and as servant leaders, to the standing-room only crowd in Lehman Auditorium during opening convocation Wednesday, Aug. 29. “The story of the Good Samaritan reminds us that those ...More

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“Ubuntu” Abounds in South Africa Chapel

The sounds of the vuvuzela and dancing and yelling learned in South Africa found their way to university chapel as Eastern Mennonite University students regaled the campus community about their cross-cultural adventure. The group of 26 was led by Harlan de Bru ...More

Stoltzfus Sisters

From Brazil to EMU, Sisters Keep Family Bond

HARRISONBURG, Va. – One sister is about to graduate from Eastern Mennonite University, the other is completing her sophomore year after transferring from another school. Each decided independently of the other to attend EMU, but both believe it was one of “the best decisions” they’ve ever made. Luciana Beatriz Stoltzfus – who goes by “Bia” – is finishing up the ...More

South Africa Cross-cultural Group Shares Stories, Songs and Dance

The atmosphere was electric, and the audience got caught up in the enthusiasm exuded by the 24 EMU students who shared highlights of their fall semester cross-cultural seminar in South Africa in a university chapel program Wednesday, Dec. 8. Read more… ...More

South Africa Cross Cultural Enjoys Semester Overseas

Samantha Cole, Weather Vane student newspaper Here in Harrisonburg, students are getting into the mid-semester groove with fall festivities and another fast-approaching break, but over 8,000 miles away in South Africa, EMU undergrads are experiencing a semester that is far from the routine.   ...More

Cross-cultural trip inspires missions work for EMU alumnus

By Tom Mitchell, Daily News-Record EMU alum Patrick Monk was on cross-cultural in South Africa in 2007 when this picture was taken with a new friend. Photos ...More

‘Relationships’ Basic to EMU Cross-Cultural Experience

Twenty-four students who spent fall semester on a cross-cultural seminar in South Africa led the final chapel service of fall semester Dec. 12 at EMU. (Photo by Jim Bishop) The group, led by faculty members Harl ...More

EMU Participates in Archbishop Tutu Visit

Visiting Harrisonburg, Va., Sept. 21, Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu received a quilt made by two Mennonite sisters, literature on peace and justice by EMU and news about the role of EMU students and alumni in promoting peace and reconciliation around the world. R ...More

EMU Concert to Benefit School in South Africa

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