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(8/29/15) - (Harrisonburg)
Eastern Mennonite University freshman, William Ewart, of Palaski, NY, unloads his belongings as he moves into Eastern Mennonite’s Maplewood dormitory with help from his mother Dawn Ewart on Saturday, August 29.
(Austin Bachand/Daily News-Record)

EMU welcomes new students: fall term has begun!

Kessa Hawkins is no stranger to Eastern Mennonite University. Her mother, Shannon, 45, completed her degree at EMU in 2010, and her father completed his coursework this past spring. So, it was fitting that Saturday morning, Kessa took part in a new student resource fair as a member of EMU’s class of 2019. “I’m really excited,” said the 18-year-old nursing m ...More

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Eastern Mennonite University introduces revitalized logo

With centennial celebrations planned for 2017-18, a new strategic plan in development, and increasingly diverse program offerings, Eastern Mennonite University has revitalized its logo. The former logo and font first came into use in 1994, when Eastern Mennonite College changed its name to Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). This revision hono ...More

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New Center for Justice and Peacebuilding logo provides distinctive branding with traditional symbolism

Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding recently released a new logo – a definitive rebranding that will carry the center’s renowned academic and training programs into the future. Since 1994, the center has utilized components of the university’s parent brand, with a more recent adoption of an icon, the dove carry ...More

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WEMC unveils new programming, rebrands as region’s home for classical music

Starting on Monday, Aug. 11, Eastern Mennonite University’s radio station will broadcast more classical music on its 91.7 FM frequency. The station, WEMC, will also begin billing itself as “the Shenandoah Valley’s premier source of classical music.” New programming will include weeknight showcases of live recordings by well-known orchestras, ...More


Hostetter to chair steering committee for EMU’s 100th anniversary celebration



EMU Joins VCU and GMU in Winning National Bike Award

For a bicycle friendly university in the western half of Virginia, you’ll have to visit Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in Harrisonburg, Va. In a statement released Oct. 24, the League of American Bicyclists conferred a bronze award on EMU, making EMU the third university in Virginia, following Virginia Commonwealth (silver award) and George ...More

‘Crossroads’ Alumni Magazine Wins CASE Award

EMU’s Crossroads magazine won a major award this year from the southeast district of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Competing agains ...More

EMU Sponsors Sojourners Event June 3-6

Eastern Mennonite University is sponsoring the Emerging Leaders Track at the Sojourners June 3-6 Pentecost 2007 event, “Taking the Vision to the Streets.” ...More

National College Guide Lauds EMU

Eastern Mennonite University has been selected from hundreds of colleges to be one of 50 institutions featured in the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) “Guide to All-American Colleges.” The book, by the publishers of “Choosing the Right College,” is scheduled to hit the shelves of major bookstores across the United States this month. “We did not ...More