Eastern Mennonite University students dine in the Northlawn Dining Hall in 1955, when family-style dining was the norm. (EMU Archives)

Join the meal: Part I of EMU’s Dining Hall Saga: 1917 to 1970s, site of fellowship, gentility and cultural skirmishes

Herewith is presented a somewhat exhaustive chronology of Eastern Mennonite College/Eastern Mennonite University’s dining services. Consume as much as you’d like and return for seconds. Or simply begin reading in ... read more about Join the meal: Part I of EMU’s Dining Hall Saga: 1917 to 1970s, site of fellowship, gentility and cultural skirmishes

relief efforts

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

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