Faculty/Staff Speakers

Inside Athletics: August 19, 2011

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This week, Dave talks with Susan Kolb, women’s soccer head coach and Assistant Athletic Director for Student Athlete Well-being.  This podcast begins the weekly format and Dave introduces one of the new head coaches for the fall season.  Besides talking soccer and coaching philosophy, they explain the new efforts this year on increasing our athlete retention… Read more »

President’s Address

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Recently returned from his sabbatical, President Swartzendruber addresses the Faculty and Staff on Thursday morning during the Faculty/Staff Conference in August, 2011.


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During the 2011 Fall Faculty/Staff Conference, several EMU Faculty and Staff shared stories about what it has means for them to “walk boldly in the way of nonviolence and peace”: Jason Good Patience Kamau Mark Metzler Sawin Nate Yoder

Inside Athletics: August 12, 2011

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This week, Dave highlights information about the new athletic webpage set to launch on August 18.  His special guest is J.J. Nekoloff, Assistant Commissioner and Sports Information Director for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC).  JJ has been instrumental in the movement of ODAC member schools to host their athletic websites with Presto Sports.  Dave… Read more »

Inside Athletics: August 5, 2011

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This week Dave is joined by Andrea Wenger, Director of Marketing Services and provides an overview of the work of her department in relation to the rest of the university.  Besides discussing the impact of social media and its impact on marketing, Andrea and Dave explore the best ways to communicate the story of EMU… Read more »

Inside Athletics: July 22, 2011

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Dave continues his summer series of guests from various departments on campus that intersect with athletics in significant ways.  Today, Michele Hensely, Director of Financial Aid visits Dave to discuss the sometimes difficult subject of money and give an inside look at the financial aid process.  There are often many myths about financial aid, which… Read more »

Inside Athletics: July 8, 2011

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This week, Dave explores the integration of athletics and academics with the Faculty Athletics Representative, Dr. Ron Stoltzfus.  Ron describes the role of the FAR as outlined by both the NCAA and EMU and shares some best practices from other ODAC institutions.  Dave talks about efforts on the part of athletics to turn an “athletics… Read more »

Inside Athletics: June 24, 2011

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This week, Dave explores the relationship of athletics and the admissions department in an interview with the Associate Director of Admissions and former women’s soccer coach, Jason Good.  Jason outlines the yearly cycle of recruitment and admissions activities and provides specific information on the EMU enrollment process.  Together they explore the similarities and differences between… Read more »

Inside Athletics: June 10, 2011

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This week, Dave talks with Head Athletic Trainer Mike Downey about the support services the training room staff persons provide to athletes both in and out of season. Mike also provides insights into the new emphasis and protocols for concussion diagnosis, testing and treatment. Having been at EMU for 15 years, Mike reflects on the… Read more »

“Dietrich Bonhoeffer the Assassin? Challenging a Myth, Recovering Costly Grace” Mark Thiessen Nation

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation, professor of Theology presents the monthly Colloquium lecture, focusing on Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The thesis of this lecture is two-fold. First, contrary to the prevailing assumptions, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was not arrested, imprisoned or executed because of involvement in plots to kill Hitler. Second, it is more accurate to say that he… Read more »