Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate, receives EMU’s “Alumna of the Year Award” and shares personal reflections. Also being honored posthumously is Glen Lapp, EMU’s “Distinguished Service Award” recipient, who was killed in 2010 while on a medical relief trip to a remote part of Afghanistan. Reverend David Myers also brings greetings from the White… Read more »
The reunion classes gather in Lehman Auditorium for a short presentation. President Swartzendruber recognizes the newest inductees into the EMU Hall of Honor, as well as Alumna of the year Leymah Gbowee and the Distinguished Service Award recipient Glen Lapp. Leymah Gbowee and the parents of Glen Lapp offer a response of gratitude.
President Loren Swartzendruber addresses a gathered community of more than 850 in Lehman Auditorium to open the academic year.
Michael A. King,Vice President and Dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary, offers the address in this Fall Convocation chapel gathering in the seminary. His message is titled, “A Bible as big as the Universe”.
EMU celebrates the University’s 93rd Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Dr. Peter Dula, Assistant Professor of Religion and Culture, addresses the graduates with his speech, titled, Education on the Way to Emmaus. Senior class co-presidents Janelle Freed and Braydon Hoover offer Senior Class Salutations.
Eastern Mennonite Seminary celebrates the 62nd Annual Commencement with an address by George R. Brunk III, dean emeritus and professor emeritus of New Testament at EMS, titled, “Anointed for Ministry.”
The Spring semester nursing graduates celebrate the completion of their Nursing degrees in this traditional pinning ceremony.
Vice President and Seminary Dean Michael King preaches in the closing worship service for the 2011 School for Leadership Training at EMS. This year’s theme is “Pentecost Remixed: The Work of the Holy Spirit.”