Professors Who Are Mentors
Get to know your teachers
When she was a first-year student, Lindsey, a communications major, didn’t know her videography professor, veteran faculty member Jerry Holsopple, would become a trusted friend and mentor with whom she would collaborate on dozens of projects over the course of her time at college and beyond.
2010 science grad Nate didn’t guess that his chemistry prof Matt Siderhurst would invite him into a years-long research project that would become his first job after graduation and enable him to present published research at a national conference while still an undergrad.
More than 75% of EMU professors have lived and worked internationally, in another culture.
Professors at EMU are here because of their passion for learning by doing. They bring a world of experience and expertise into the classroom, and are eager to share with students – and parents – like you.
Collaborate with expert faculty
EMU faculty are Fulbright scholars, leaders in peace studies and sustainability practices, and energetic educators who focus on experiential learning, or learning in the field. More than 75% have lived and worked internationally, in another culture. You’ll have many chances to learn.
- Perform with world-famous musicians during our annual Bach Festival.
- Create documentaries and other videos within our visual and communication arts department
- Work side-by-side with professors on cutting-edge cancer research
- Travel to Asia to work on water quality issues
- Conduct environmental research in the Chesapeake Bay or nearby Blacks Run
- Develop new sustainable practices for our green campus
- Maintain and expand our organic campus garden
So, what will you study?
Take a moment to learn more: