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Poet Angela Carter ’09 and campus communities unite for fifth annual Walk For Hope, raising awareness of depression and suicide

Poet Angela Carter ’09 and James Madison University graduate student Erin Casey will headline the April 2 Walk for Hope, which is hosted by James Madison University (JMU) this year. Eastern Mennonite University joins JMU, Bridgewater College and Blue Ridge Community College in organizing the annual event, which raises awarenes ...More

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Three Yoder Scholars bring host of talents to Eastern Mennonite University

Each year, Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) engages in a rigorous process to select recipients for the prestigious Yoder Scholarships. Established in 1993 and named for alumni Carole and Paul R. Yoder Jr., the scholarships cover full tuition and include admission into EMU’s Hon ...More

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EMU students lead Y-Serve trips to Georgia, West Virginia and Michigan, while Civil Rights Tour makes pilgrimage south

Eastern Mennonite University students scattered far and wide — from Georgia to Michigan — during March’s Spring Break on four different Y-Serve service learning trips. (Y-Serve is the new name for Young People’s Christian Association, popularly known as YPCA, which has ha ...More

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Faculty and staff open homes and hearts during EMU’s annual Spiritual Life Week

Spiritual Life Week is an annual tradition at Eastern Mennonite University – a rich diversity of opportunities for the campus community to join together in various forums to share about walking and living a life of faith. The theme this year was the question, “Why do I continue to ‘choose’ Jesus?” The late February event features nightly faculty/staff sharing and convers ...More

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Rheinheimer named D-III Academic All-American of the Year and nominated again for Jostens Trophy

Jess Rheinheimer (Manheim, Pa./Lancaster Mennonite), a senior student-athlete at Eastern Mennonite University, was recently named the Academic All-American of the Year by the College Sports Information Directors ...More

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Outfielder Griffin Stanley earns Royal of the Week honors, helping baseball off to a hot start

Griffin Stanley (Roanoke, Va./Cave Spring) is helping his team make a statement. It’s over. The rebuilding period for the Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) Royals baseball team has been completed. Now in his junior year, Stanley believes it is time to take care of business, bu ...More

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Residence director, athletics photographer and soon-to-be-graduate Scott Eyre came from Canada, twice, to become an integral contributor to the EMU community

For Scott Eyre – residence director of Cedarwood Hall at Eastern Mennonite University, sports photographer for the Royals, and soon-to-be-graduate – the journey to the present day has included “a lot of Red Sea parting stuff.” Despite a circuitous route through one hardship after another, the waters have repeat ...More

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Lenten Reflections: A pacifist and a combat veteran are filled by the Holy Spirit at the footwashing bowl

I felt as though I was washing away the desert sand of Iraq. —Michael King, seminary dean   Darin Busé, a United Methodist pastor, came to Eastern Mennonite Seminary with a distinct plan: in his studies, he would “seek healing so that I could learn to heal healers.” The pain ...More

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Four senior leaders leave behind a thriving and visible Latino Student Alliance on campus

This month saw a symbolic “passing of the torch” in the Latino Student Alliance at Eastern Mennonite University, as four comadres, their friendship forged by a common love of heritage and culture, moved out of leadership positions they have held for the past three years. The women, all seniors, are largely responsible for the visibility and resurgence of the club, known as LSA, ove ...More

Senior Jess Rheinheimer leads the Eastern Mennonite University Royals up the court during a game against Penn State-Altoona. Rheinheimer was awarded ODAC Player of the Year honors

Jess Rheinheimer: two-time ODAC Player of the Year and Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete

Jess Rheinheimer (Manheim, Pa./Lancaster Mennonite) is leaving her mark in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), as the Eastern Mennonite senior was named a repeat selection as ODAC Player of the Year as well as ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete. ...More