Eastern Mennonite University's bibliotherapy program links students with residents at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community for an hour of reading, and usually conversation, too, each week. Melissa Kinkaid, a biology major, poses for a photo with her bibliotherapy partner, Lois Alexander.
John Neiswander '05 works in Global Patient Services Children’s Hospital of Phlladelphia. The hospital is one of North America’s leading providers of interpretative services for patients and their families.
Well-chosen and well-written words shape how people understand the world, and have power to change it for the better.
As an English major at EMU, you will learn important skills in reading, writing, and grammar that are highly valued by employers. You will learn to analyze, understand and summarize difficult texts and concepts, and to persuasively communicate your ideas to others. And with EMU's emphasis on service, justice and community, you will learn to write words that change the world.