Ben Beachy

Ben Beachy

Office Phone: (540) 432-4580



Main Campus, Harrisonburg

Office Location: CC 126

Office Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Ben Beachy received his bachelors degree from Eastern Mennonite University in 2002, after spending two years volunteering and providing technical support for non-profit organizations in southern Colorado. Also since 2002 he has worked for the university’s information system department in various capacities. He completed a masters degree in business administration in December 2009 and has helped his wife found Shenandoah Valley Community School, a non-profit alternative school in the pattern of the Sudbury Valley School. Beachy lives outside Harrisonburg with his wife, their son, and their various pets.


B.S., Eastern Mennonite University
M.B.A., Eastern Mennonite University


(2006). Theological Breakdown, Rebuilding, and Hope. In K. Graber Miller & M.E. Berry (eds.), Wrestling with the Text: Young Adult Perspectives on Scripture. (pp. 121-126). USA: Cascadia Publishing House.

Scholarly Presentations and Abstracts

(2010, December) Achieving Compliance on Faculty Credentials (With Dr. Beryl Brubaker) Presentation given at the 2010 SACS COC Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY.

(2010, June) Integrating Emergency Notification into JICS. Presentation given at the 2010 Jenzabar Annual Meeting (JAM), Orlando, FL.

(2009, May) Replacing Your Old Portal with My Pages. Presentation given at the 2009 Jenzabar Annual Meeting (JAM), National Harbor, MD.

(2007, June) Web Applications for Institutional Effectiveness. Presentation given at the 2007 CCCU Conference on Technology and Finance, Grantham, PA.

Other Presentations

(2014, December) Sermon: Oh that you would reveal your path Lindale Mennonite Church

(2014, July) Sermon: Terror All Around Lindale Mennonite Church

(2012, June) Sermon: The Lord is My… Lindale Mennonite Church

(2012, June) Retreat Speaker. Sermon: Why mountains leap. Lindale Mennonite Church

(2012, January) Sermon: Who can forgive sins? Lindale Mennonite Church

(2011, June) Sermon: See What God is Doing. Lindale Mennonite Church

Church, Community and Professional Service

(2014 – ) Chaplain, Harrisonburg Men’s Diversion Center

(2012 – ) Board Member, U-Turn for Christ Shenandoah Valley

(2010 – ) Member, Board of Elders, Lindale Mennonite Church

(2010 – ) Member, Council of Ministries, Lindale Mennonite Church

(2010 – ) Chair, Worship Commission, Lindale Mennonite Church

(2008 – 2010) Member, Stewardship Commission, Lindale Mennonite Church

(2006 – ) Secretary of the Board, Shenandoah Valley Community School

(1999 – 2000) Mennonite Voluntary Service, La Jara, Colorado

Professional Conferences Attended

(2014, June) Surviving the Winds of Change…Together Coalition of Christian Colleges and Universities Commission on Technology annual conference, Oklahoma City, OK.

(2014, Mach) Technology Royale Association of Collegiate Computing Services of Virginia annual conference, Charlottesville, VA

EMU Service

(2011-12) Member, Library Task Force

(2010 – ) Member, Quality Enhancement Program Implementation Team

(2013 – ) Member, Instructional Technology and Distance Learning Committee
(2010 – 2013) Member, Task Force on Distance Learning and Classroom Technology

(2008 – 2013) Secretary, Information Systems Planning Committee
(2013 – ) Member, Information Systems Planning Committee

(2008 – ) Member, Institutional Effectiveness Committee

(2004 – 2006) Member, Web Work Team
(2006 – 2013) Chair, Web Work Team
(2013 – ) Member, Web Work Team