SPI in One Word

Listen to 2015 Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) participants describe their experience at SPI at Eastern Mennonite University in one word. The Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) teaches 16 to 20 short-term, ... read more about SPI in One Word

(5/23/15) - (Harrisonburg)
Stan Maclin, leader of the Harrisonburg chapter of Virginia Organizing, speaks to about 35 people attending a community vigil protesting police violence in Court Square on Saturday.
(Kelly Clark/Daily News-Record)

Harrisonburg vigil protests deaths of young black men: ‘When something happens in my hometown…I carry it with me,’ says CJP student

About 35 people gathered in Court Square on Saturday [May 23, 2015]  for a vigil protesting the deaths of young black men that has made news in Baltimore, New York and other cities ... read more about Harrisonburg vigil protests deaths of young black men: ‘When something happens in my hometown…I carry it with me,’ says CJP student

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