Faculty/Staff Speakers

2016 Commencement

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EMU celebrates the University’s 98th Annual Commencement. Dr. Loren Swartzendruber offers the Commencement address.  Graduate perspectives are shared by Ruthie Beck, Londen Wheeler, Letitia Bates, and Elizabeth Girvan.

2016 Baccalaureate

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EMU celebrates the University’s 98th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Chad Gusler, assistant professor of language and literature, addresses the graduates with his speech titled “Fear, Love, and Wanderlust”.  Senior class co-presidents Katie Miller and Austin Mumaw offer Senior Class Salutations.

“Cords of Distinction” Ceremony 2016

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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 »

2016 Seminary Commencement

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Eastern Mennonite Seminary celebrates the 67th Annual Commencement with an address by Dr. John D. Roth, Professor of History and Director of the Mennonite Historical Library at Goshen College, and Editor of the Mennonite Quarterly Review

“Significant Turning Points” – President Loren Swartzendruber

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President Loren Swartzendruber addresses the campus community for the final time in chapel as president of the university. There is a passing of the gavel from the current SGA Co-Presidents to the newly elected Co-Presidents. We also host a time of sending for students and faculty soon departing on summer Cross-Cultural Seminars and similar… Read more »

Seminary Chapel Gathering – “Celebration”

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“Celebration” To honor Linda Alley as she transitions into the fullness of retirement To thank Lonnie Yoder for time served (as Associate Dean)

Student Recognition Chapel

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University Chapel Gathering emphasizes the university’s vision of being a Learning Community as faculty and staff in several departments celebrate significant achievements of students during the Spring semester.

“Civil Rights Tour” -reflections from tour group participants

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Listen in as those who were on the spring break Civil Rights Tour reflect on what they gained from the experience.

“The Future of Anabaptist Leadership” – Roxy Allen Kioko and David Brubaker

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Various announcements are presented. Bluffton University student Katey Ebaugh opens with reflections on, “A Dream for the future of the Mennonite Church.” Roxy Allen Kioko and David Brubaker coordinate a discussion around  “The Future of Anabaptist Leadership.” Artist in Residence Janine Aberg discusses the paintings she has been working on during the conference sessions. … Read more »

“A Theology of Anabaptist Leadership” – Nancy Heisey, David Miller, Gilberto Perez Jr.

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Bethel University student Alexandra Shoup opens with reflections on, “How can our Anabaptist identity empower us?” Nancy Heisey, David Miller, and Gilberto Perez Jr. deliver the keynote address on “A Theology of Anabaptist Leadership” Leading into the Common Good: an Anabaptist Perspective Join practitioners, scholars and students to examine the history of leadership models… Read more »