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Alum Discusses Intervention and “When to Step Up”

Emily Benner took a step toward the noisy group of men on the train, just as one began to unbuckle his pants. “Hi! Can I sit down?” she recalls asking after a few tense moments. Her audience, a D.C. Metro car full of passengers, was rapt. Benner — unassuming in stature, in her mid-20s with naturally blonde hair and an Ea ...More

WCSC…Exciting Past, Expanding Future

EMU’s Washington Community Scholars’ Center (WCSC) recently announced that three students from Bluffton University in Ohio will be based at WCSC in the fall of 2009. This is the first contingent from Bluffton to do service-study through WCSC. “Over the years we have attracted students from Goshen, Bethel and Hesston,” notes Dr. Kim Schmidt, director of WSCS and associat ...More

D.C. Pastor-Activist to Speak on Campus

Rev. Graylan Scott Hagler, senior minister of Plymouth Congregational Church in D.C. A prominent pastor and community activist in Washington, D.C., will speak at EMU as part of African-American History Month observances. Rev. Graylan Scott Hagler, senior minist ...More

Convocation Explores ‘Vocation’ Theme

Returning students, faculty and staff form a “tunnel of welcome” to greet new members of the EMU campus community as they pass by.Photo by Jim Bi ...More

EMU Sets Fall ‘Mission and Service Days’

Eastern Mennonite University is holding its fall mission and service days Monday through Wednesday, Oct. 12-14. Service agencies and organizations will have displays set up in the Campus Center Greeting Hall through noon Wednesday and are available to talk with students and area residents about openings with their programs. Programs represented will include: Lutheran Voluntee ...More

WCSC Blesses a New Facility and Remembers a Life Lived

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