President Swartzendruber addresses the campus community drawing from Matthew 13:1-9 This service concludes with a time of sending for the cross-cultural seminar group departing for SE Balkans: Bulgaria, Greece & Turkey.
Seminary Dean, Dr. Michael King, opens the EMS fall semester with his convocation address, “Recognizing Jesus when Phone Booths Vanish.” King writes: When I saw a PBS video on seminaries posted under a heading that asked if what we teach is repairing phone booths, that caught my attention. Maybe because I turn 60 next month, I… Read more »
John Stahl-Wert continues to engage the theme of “Serve and Lead” in this year’s Faculty/Staff Conference. The theme is derived from a line of the the Eastern Mennonite University mission statement. Dr. John Stahl-Wert (EMU ’81)is an entrepreneur, CEO, and Leadership Mentor. John founded a number of initiatives in the Pittsburgh area, including Serving Ventures and Pittsburgh Urban Leadership… Read more »
In this opening session of the annual Fall Faculty/Staff Conference, we welcomed John Stahl-Wert to engage the theme of “Serve and Lead.” The theme is derived from a line of the the Eastern Mennonite University mission statement. Dr. John Stahl-Wert (EMU ’81)is an entrepreneur, CEO, and Leadership Mentor. John founded a number of initiatives in the Pittsburgh… Read more »
EMU celebrates the University’s 96th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Dr. Carolyn Stauffer, assistant professor of applied social sciences, addresses the graduates with her speech titled “The Secret Life of Accidental Heroes”. Senior class co-presidents Kari Denlinger and Brendan Erb offer Senior Class Salutations.
The Cords of Distinction award honors the efforts of graduating students who have made outstanding contributions to the university, community or society. The Blue cord represents strength of conviction that one person can help to create a better institution; also willingness and openness to share thoughts and ideas. The Gold cord represents love of… Read more »