Friday, October 11

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Common Grounds Coffeehouse

University Commons, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. - midnight

Registration desk and welcome center

Campus Center, Martin Greeting Hall, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 3 - 8 p.m.

Pick up your packet, enjoy coffee and network with friends and family.

Music celebration concert

Lehman Auditorium, 8 p.m., Adults $10 advanced, $15 at the door, EMU student ID or 12 and under - free

Enjoy music from Good Company, Dr. David Berry, Assistant Professor and Piano, Striking Accord, Chamber Singers and the EMU orchestra. Audience will participate by singing select hymns together between music groups.

Saturday, October 12

= electronic or printed tickets required

Registration desk and welcome center

Campus Center, Martin Greeting Hall, 7:30 a.m. – noon

Pick up your packet, enjoy coffee and network with friends and family.

Art exhibit open

Margaret Martin Gehman Gallery, 9:30 a.m.

Enjoy artwork from alumni art education majors: Bryan Chicas ‘16, Malea Gascho ‘11, Jenna Longenecker ‘13, Lauren Bykowski ‘14, Joshua Curtis, C '19.

EMU bookstore open

University Commons, EMU Bookstore, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Come get your Royal Gear and a chance to win a prize!

Childcare and children’s activities

10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Childcare (ages 2-4):

EMU’s Early Learning Center at park View Mennonite Church, 1600 College Ave.; Pizza lunch included.

Children’s activities (ages 5-12):

Led by the EMU Student Education Association in Campus Center 226. Pizza lunch included.

Field hockey vs. Washington & Lee

Turf Field, 1 p.m.

Women’s alumni vs. alumni volleyball game - Reception following game

University Commons, Court A, 1 p.m.

EMUTenTalks (Special 25th CJP anniversary edition) | Celebrate. Reflect. Dream.

University Commons, MainStage Theater, 2 p.m.

Inspiring 10-minute presentations by three transformative peacebuilders, followed by Q&A. Speakers include: John Sharp, father of Michael J. Sharp '05, historian, storyteller, Kilimanjaro "dream hiker"; Tammy Krause MA '99, restorative justice pioneer in defense-victim outreach; Darsheel Kaur MA '17, youth advocate, public educator, community builder, poet.

EMUTenTalks (Special 25th CJP Anniversary Edition) - Saturday 2 p.m.

MainStage Theater | Celebrate. Reflect. Dream.

EMU Ten Talks

John Sharp


EMU Ten Talks

Tammy Krause


EMU Ten Talks

Darsheel Kaur


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Women's soccer vs. Lynchburg

Turf Field, 4 p.m.

Men's soccer vs. Randolph Macon

Turf Field, 7 p.m.

Writers Read

Common Grounds, 8 p.m.

Faith Eidse, PhD, will read from her bestselling novel, Healing Falls, which explores critical issues facing the American justice system, as well as the power of artistic expression to transform lives.

No Longer Theory - A student produced documentary

MainStage Theatre, 9 p.m.

This movie tells the story of M.J. Sharp '05 and his co-worker Zaida Catalán, who were both murdered two years ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo while working as peacebuilders. The five co-producers, all digital media majors at EMU who graduated in 2019, include Toni Doss, Christy Kauffman, Missy Muterspaugh, Kieran O’Leary and Riley Swartzendruber. Luke Mullet composed the music and Paul Johnson created animations and visual effects.

Sunday, October 13

EMU Homecoming worship service

Lehman Auditorium, 10 a.m.

EMU Wind Ensemble Concert

Lehman Auditorium, 5 p.m.

Come enjoy 19th century Russian music with guest soloist James Richardson. Admission is free. Donations welcomed for EMU’s music scholarship fund.

Monday, October 14

Alumni Association annual council meeting

Campus Center, 301-302, 8 a.m.