Regina Wenger ’09 on ‘Southern Anabaptist Colleges and Civil War Memory’

Wenger, a PhD candidate at Baylor University, offers Part I of a two-part series on Bridgewater College and EMU. She'll be bringing the topic to a presentation next year at the American Society of Church History on a panel titled “Competing Identities: Denominational Higher Education in the American South.”  ... read more about Regina Wenger ’09 on ‘Southern Anabaptist Colleges and Civil War Memory’ from Anabaptist Historians

Marta Castillo ’90 to become associate executive minister of Mosaic Conference

Marta Castillo will assume the role of associate executive minister for Mosaic Conference on Feb. 1, 2022. In recent years, Castillo has served as the leadership minister of intercultural formation and brings strong experience in pastoral leadership and intercultural understanding to the Conference leadership team. She is passionate about the intercultural work of unity in cultural diversity, antiracism, and racial reconciliation. ... read more about Marta Castillo ’90 to become associate executive minister of Mosaic Conference from Mosaic Conference

DN-R: ‘Romeo And Juliet’ musical echoes U2’s call For world peace, reconciliation

EMU's fall musical production inspired by the songs of U2 and the poetry of Shakespeare "takes an unfiltered look into some of the terrible suffering and pain that is in the world. Instead of shying away from it, it says life doesn’t have to be like this,” said student Andrew Stoltzfus said, starring as Romeo. This version, co-created by Justin Poole, program director of theater at EMU, and Jerry Holsopple, professor of visual and communication arts, features U2’s music and visuals created by Holsopple and students in the Visual and Communication Arts Department. The show opened Saturday at 7 p.m., will have 2 p.m. public performances on Sunday and Oct. 30, and public performances at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 to 30. ... read more about DN-R: ‘Romeo And Juliet’ musical echoes U2’s call For world peace, reconciliation from DN-R

Virginia Council of CEOs: ‘A Call to Serve Virginia’s Autism Community, at Home’

Cedric Moore PhD is CEO Spectrum Transformation Group in Richmond, Virginia, and a member of EMU's Board of Trustees. In this profile and video, Moore talks about his business, social work, challenges facing minority business leaders, and his membership in the Virginia Council of CEOs. ... read more about Virginia Council of CEOs: ‘A Call to Serve Virginia’s Autism Community, at Home’ from VACEOS