Eastern Mennonite University has exceeded by nearly $600,000 its $7 million goal to modernize the laboratory section of the 1960s-era Suter Science Center, said vice president for advancement Kirk Shisler in an announcement to the campus community on Jan. 17, 2014.
Renovation of the 45-year-old science laboratories in the eastern wing of the Suter Science Center will begin by May 1, he a ...More
The city will hold a public information session Tuesday, Jan. 7 on a new water tank proposed for the Park View area.
The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. at Park View Mennonite Church, 1600 College Ave., and include visual displays and basic background information. Harrisonburg staff also will be available to answer questions until 8 p.m.
In its regularly scheduled meeting Nov. 15 and 16, the Eastern Mennonite University board of trustees heard upbeat reports on the status of a multi-year fundraising campaign to renovate the Suter Science Center, a record number of applicants to EMU’s undergraduate programs, the unexpectedly fast growth of its ...More
Over $6.5 million of the $7 million needed in gifts and pledges to renovate the Suter Science Center is now in place. The Campaign for the Suter Science Center will bring the building’s labs up to standards needed to match the quality programming offered.
“A generous donor has pledged $500,000 to the campaign,” explains ...More
Facebook lit up with nostalgic comments when Eastern Mennonite University posted a photo of Martin House being torn down in August 2013. Hundreds of students had lived there since the 1960s, when EMU purchased the house.
“Gasp!” exclaimed one former student. “Noooo,” said ...More
A free arts carnival coming to Harrisonburg this week will highlight the connections between environmental stewardship and theology and shed a light on “cutting edge” environmental work being done in the area.
The Carnival de Resistance, which starts Friday [Sept. 13] and will run through Sept. 22, will feature theatrical performances, crafts, games, music and co ...More
For Izzy Howard, it’s hard to choose between her passion for play writing and her love of performing.
Lucky for her, she doesn’t have to.
For the past two years, the 16-year-old Eastern Mennonite High School junior has been participating in CrashHouse Collaborative Theater — a project started in 2008 that allows local high school students t ...More
When the group in charge of the Community Supported Agriculture program at Eastern Mennonite University sent out a mass email offering shares, the response was swift and overwhelming.
“Within the first 24 hours, we had just about 30 requests for shares,” said Taylor Wei ...More
In a scene that would have been familiar to the farmers’ sons and daughters who populated this campus in the early 20th century, college-aged adults can be seen planting, thinning, weeding, watering, harvesting and dispersing produce from five gardens at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) May to September.
This summer, for the second year in a row, EMU’s vegetable gardener ...More
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) was a runner-up in the state of Virginia in the latest “Recyclemania” competition. It’s the second straight year EMU has finished in second place.
“Recyclemania is a good reminder to folks each year that what we do with our waste is very important,” said Matthew Freed, EMU recycling crew lea ...More