Tag Archives: Business and Economics

These businesses exist to raise money for charities

Hundreds of volunteers, many of them EMU alumni, are the backbone of four alumni-run, nonprofit charitable enterprises in Harrisonburg that funnel funds toward worldwide poverty alleviation, relief and development efforts. Gift & Thrift, and its used-book enterprise, Booksavers of Virginia, and adjacent Artisans’ Hope gift shop (all three in a small shopping strip an easy ...More

These businesses are owned or managed by alumni in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County

About 250 alumni in the City of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County work as entrepreneurs or are otherwise engaged in business and independent professional activities. In early 2014, Crossroads attempted to identify local businesses that are owned by alumni or have top managers who are alumni. Here is the resulting list of 88 businesses (feel free ...More

EMU Excels In Accounting

They came, they collaborated, they crunched the numbers and were rewarded for their efforts in a grueling regional business competition sponsored by Goodman & Company, a major Virginia accounting business. A team of Eastern Mennonite University senior accounting majors tied for fourth place in the final round of competition with a team from the University ...More