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Inside Athletics: May 4, 2012

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Dave begins his summer series podcast by talking about the role that parents play in the sports experience of their children.  Reading exerpts from letter that former professional baseball player, Mike Matheny wrote to the parents of players on the Little League team that he was coaching, Dave highlights the ways in which parents can… Read more »

2012 Commencement

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EMU celebrates the University’s 94th Annual Commencement.  Abigail Disney, Ph.D. offers the Commencement address, “Why Women?”.  Graduate perspectives are shared by Carmen Miller, Andy Richter, Susan Clark, and Tammy Briggs.

2012 Baccalaureate

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EMU celebrates the University’s 94th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Mark Metzler Sawin, Professor of History, addresses the graduates with his speech, titled, Wisdom & Vanity: A Teacher’s Parting Words.  Senior class co-presidents Rochelle Fisher and Gabriel Brunk offer Senior Class Salutations.

“Cords of Distinction” Ceremony 2012

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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 spirit… Read more »

2012 Seminary Commencement

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Eastern Mennonite Seminary celebrates the 63nd Annual Commencement with an address by Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Garrett, Adjunct professor, United Methodist Studies at EMS, titled, “Lessons from Grandpa, Dad, and other Theologians.”

2012 Nurses’ Pinning

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The Spring semester nursing graduates celebrate the completion of their Nursing degrees in this traditional pinning ceremony.  Laura Yoder delivers the “Message to the Graduates.”

Inside Athletics: April 26, 2012

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In this week’s “Inside Athletics,” Dave and James talk about the whirlwind end of the regular season, which saw softball have two doubleheaders postponed and then rescheduled into the middle of finals week. They also talk about the upcoming ODAC Softball Tournament, as well as the All-ODAC Teams and possible philosophies behind voting.

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Inside Athletics:April 20, 2012

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In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about the spring seasons as they draw to a close, including baseball Senior Recognition earlier this week and the softball team as they fight for postseason positioning.  They close the program recapping the Senior Athletic Honors Banquet, which was Tuesday, mentioning those winning awards as… Read more »

“Reflections of Awe” – Earthkeepers

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EMU professors Doug Graber-Neufeld, Steve Johnson, and Lester Zook share reflections of awe of the natural world and revering nature in this chapel hosted by the Earthkeepers club.

Linden M. Wenger Anabaptist Studies Award

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In the last Chapel Gathering in the Seminary of the current academic year, Professor of Church History Nate Yoder presents the Linden M. Wenger Anabaptist Studies Award to Seminary student Jonathan Swartz for his paper “Pilgrim Marpeck and Martin Bucer: Christology and Consequences in Strasbourg, 1528-1532″ written for Christian Traditions II. The Linden M. Wenger… Read more »