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
Participants in the fourth annual Walk for Hope on Saturday, March 28, will wear, for the first time, the same t-shirt. For the past three years, walkers who joined the trek to raise awareness about depression and suicide among college students donned t-shirts in colors that marked their affiliation to one of four area colleges ...More
The Steel Wheels are cruising into Eastern Mennonite University from a Northeast tour on Saturday, March 29, just in time for a cause close to their hearts. A few years ago, songwriter and lead singer Trent Wagler ’02 wrote “Lay Down Lay Low,” based on the true story of a friend who contemplated suicide but did not go through with it. That song ...More
Born Out Of Tragedy, EMU Program Provides Mentors To Ease Transition To College Life
By Kate Elizabeth Queram, Daily News-Record
When he sat down to write his son Austin’s obituary last fall, Bibb Frazier was faced with a choice.
He could be purposely vague about how the 22-year-old died, or he could say, straightforwardly, that it was suicide, caused ...More