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Couple’s love overcomes separation by an ocean and years of bureaucracy

There are always things in life that lead to things that lead to other things – things you’d never expect, sometimes bad, sometimes neutral, and just sometimes, wonderful things. Consider this story of a young Welshman, Gareth Griffiths, enrolled in the early 2000s at the University of Wales Institute in Cardiff and working toward a B.A. in primary education. In 2002, Gareth took par ...More

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Teacher Awarded for Creative Web Use

Jennie Carr, a master in education student at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) and fourth-grade teacher at Elkton Elementary School, was chosen as one of two recipients of the 2011 Virginia “Thinkfinity” Teacher of the Year award. Carr joins Mary Johnson, a first-grade ...More

State Recognizes EMU ‘Teachers of Promise’

Teachers of Promise (l. to r.): Katrina Martin, Kendal Swartzendruber, EMU professor Lori H. Leaman and Shannon Yoder. Absent: Rachel Sims. Photo by Jim Bishop Four Eastern Mennonite University seniors preparin ...More

Education Students Honored as ‘Best and Brightest’

“Teachers of Promise” (l. to r.) Andrea Gahman, Rachel Swartzendruber, Jennifer Holsopple, Jeremy Dayton and Julianne Burkholder with EMU instructor Lori H. Leaman. Photo by Jim Bishop ...More

Students Cited for Teaching Potential

"Teachers of Promise" honorees (l. to r.) James Bergey, Ted Erickson and Jesse Rodriguez with Lori H. Lehman, instructor of education at EMU.Photo by Jim Bishop Three Eastern Mennon ...More