‘NYC’: EMU alumni in the Big Apple in the spring/summer Crossroads magazine

The spring/summer 2018 issue of Crossroads, in mailboxes this month, celebrates the impact and experiences of alumni in New York City and beyond.

Click here to view the digital issue.

View individual articles by clicking on the links below:

  • President Susan Schultz Huxman writes in “The Power of Place” that “EMU’s location helps us for our day to recapture that mediating place that Paul found” on Mars Hill.
  • The issue’s focus on EMU alumni in New York City begins with EMU editor-in-chief Lauren Jefferson’s reflections on her visit with educator Shyleen Wesley ‘99 at Promise Academy 2 Middle School in Harlem.
  • Isaac Wyse ‘10 works for YipItData, where his work is a “a rare combination of sales, accounting, finance, organizational leadership and process design that ‘couldn’t be more perfect.’”
  • Three Stauffer siblings – Jessica ‘03, Michael ‘06 and Steven ‘10 – have all found a place in or near NYC, and work in bookselling, emceeing and filmmaking.
  • Mary Ellen Kennel ‘84 has always loved puzzles – an apt metaphor for her work as an incident response specialist and digital forensic analyst.
  • NYC transit project manager Danny Yoder ‘06 says that good public transit “is better for the planet and for the many people who either can’t afford cars or choose not to drive.”  
  • Fair housing attorney Allison Yoder ‘06 Kelley said that “right to counsel” services are a money saver: “The city has found it less expensive to help people stay in their homes than to pay to house them in shelters if they are evicted.”
  • Alumnus of the Year Regina Horst ‘85 Chacha lives in Virginia and Tanzania. She leads Teamwork International’s City of Hope, which she and her late husband John founded in 2007 in Ntagacha.
  • Distinguished Service Award recipient Gilberto Perez, Jr. ‘94, GC ‘99 has an overarching goal of “living fully into the work of serving others.”
  • Outstanding Young Alumnus Claudette Monroy ‘10 has been an advocate for undocumented immigrants. Her DACA status expires in 2019.
  • EMU’s new majors and minors – including EMU Lancaster’s new leadership and aviation degree – will enable students to follow their career dreams in a changing marketplace.
  • The “Faith Focus” feature explores the community’s conversations about faith formation on campus.
  • The new advanced chemistry lab in Suter Science Center is to be named in honor of professors emeriti Glenn M. Kauffman, Gary L. Stucky and Robert D. Yoder. You can still support this project!
  • Check out Mileposts.
  • More content, including a breakdown of grants awarded to EMU, a look at CJP graduates impacting their communities, and details about Homecoming and Family Weekend this fall are all visible in the digital issue.

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