2011 Baccalaureate

& 2011 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers.

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.

2011 Seminary Commencement

& 2011 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary, Student Speakers.

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.”

2011 Nurses’ Pinning

& 2011 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers.

The Spring semester nursing graduates celebrate the completion of their Nursing degrees in this traditional pinning ceremony.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Middle East

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

The returning Spring 2011 Middle East Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in the Syria, Palestine, and Israel this semester.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Guatemala

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

The returning Spring 2010 Guatemala Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in Guatemala and at the US/Mexico border this semester.

Cross-cultural Chapel: India

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

The returning Spring 2011 India Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their Cross-Cultural experience.

Emotionally Focused Therapy training with Sue Johnson, PhD (Part 2)

& 'Conversations on Attachment' Conference.

Note: This training day is part of a two-day conference hosted by EMU, “Conversations on Attachment, Integrating the Science of Love and Spirituality” April 1-2, 2011

Click here to go to the podcast of the morning session (Part 1)

Emotionally focused couple therapy (EFT) offers a unique perspective on how to use the power of emotion and the new science of adult attachment to create significant, lasting change in couple relationships

EMU is honored to host Sue Johnson, PhD, to lead a training in this approach. Dr. Johnsonis director of the International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and distinguished research professor at Alliant University in San Diego, Calif., as well as professor of clinical psychology at the University of Ottawa, Canada.   She has received numerous honors for her work, including the Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Couple and Family Therapy Award from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and the Research in Family Therapy Award from the American Family Therapy Academy. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.

Emotionally Focused Therapy training with Sue Johnson, PhD (Part 1)

& 'Conversations on Attachment' Conference.

Note: This training day is part of a two-day conference hosted by EMU, “Conversations on Attachment, Integrating the Science of Love and Spirituality” April 1-2, 2011

Click here to go to the podcast of the afternoon session (Part 2)

Emotionally focused couple therapy (EFT) offers a unique perspective on how to use the power of emotion and the new science of adult attachment to create significant, lasting change in couple relationships

EMU is honored to host Sue Johnson, PhD, to lead a training in this approach. Dr. Johnsonis director of the International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and distinguished research professor at Alliant University in San Diego, Calif., as well as professor of clinical psychology at the University of Ottawa, Canada.   She has received numerous honors for her work, including the Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Couple and Family Therapy Award from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and the Research in Family Therapy Award from the American Family Therapy Academy. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.

2011 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

& Student Speakers.

Seven students participated in the 2011  C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on March 25. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in a short speech (8-10 min):

Meg Brauckmann, An Embodied Faith, senior Peacebuilding & Development major from Baltimore, MD

Jakob zumFelde, Separated from Creation by Asphalt, senior Environmental Science & Chemistry major from Goshen, IN

Jossimar Diaz-Castro, Unwanted Aliens: the Jewish and Hispanic Story, sophomore Theology & Philosophy major from Mexico City, Mexico

Jessica Sarriot, Hold on, together, senior Peacebuilding & Development major at home everywhere

Larisa Zehr, Tell me a story, senior Peacebuilding & Development major from Rochester, MN

Chrissy Kreider, Connecting for Compassion, senior Biology major from Mountville, PA

CheRae N. Chaney, He Walks Away With a Smile, first-year Theater major from Portsmouth, VA