Professor Judy Mullet addresses educators in a workshop on peacebuilding at the Restorative Justice in Education Academy at Eastern Mennonite University June 27-28. (Photo by Andrew Strack)

Restorative Justice in Education Academy draws educators from six states for introduction into creating socially just, equitable learning environments

Jonathan Stith invoked civil rights leader Ella Baker in his keynote address at Eastern Mennonite University’s Restorative Justice in Education Academy last week. Stith, who is national coordinator at the ... read more about Restorative Justice in Education Academy draws educators from six states for introduction into creating socially just, equitable learning environments

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Alumnus puts organizational leadership degree to the test as regional coordinator of West Virginia flood relief efforts

This article, published with permission from The News-Gazette and written by Beth Homicz, references alumnus Irvin “Joey” Jones III, a Raphine, Virginia, resident who is providing leadership to Rockbridge County churches ... read more about Alumnus puts organizational leadership degree to the test as regional coordinator of West Virginia flood relief efforts

Shoqi Al-Maktary MA ’07 leads program in Yemen named among most innovative global nonprofits

Search for Common Ground's Shoqi Abas Al-Maktary MA '07, leads the program "Unifying Yemen to Stand Up Against Violence,"  recently named one of the 100 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2016. ... read more about Shoqi Al-Maktary MA ’07 leads program in Yemen named among most innovative global nonprofits from Search for Common Ground named among most innovative global nonprofits

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Center for Interfaith Engagement Director Ed Martin retires after six years of facilitating dialogue and scholarly interaction

Ed Martin’s interest in interfaith work won’t stop when he ends his six-year term as director of Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Interfaith Engagement. Martin, whose last day is Thursday, ... read more about Center for Interfaith Engagement Director Ed Martin retires after six years of facilitating dialogue and scholarly interaction

President Loren Swartzendruber accepts thanks from Kay Nussbaum, chair of the Eastern Mennonite University Board of Trustees. Swartzendruber, who retires June 30, and his wife, Pat, were celebrated at a June 24 reception and dinner at Spotswood Country Club in Harrisonburg. (Photos by Joaquin Sosa)

Farewell celebration for President Loren Swartzendruber and wife Pat highlights leadership during 13 years of service

University and college “presidents have to know about fundraising, enrollment, board governance, community and connection,” said Jennifer Braaten at Friday’s farewell celebration for President Loren Swartzendruber and his wife, Pat. ... read more about Farewell celebration for President Loren Swartzendruber and wife Pat highlights leadership during 13 years of service