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Disney Urges Larger Role for Women in Peacebuilding

Commencement speaker Abigail Disney asked the graduates of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) to support a greater role for women in the political arena, particularly in peace negotiations. If more women were at the negotiating tables, suggested Disney, wars would likely end sooner and on terms that permit faster healing. She cited a United Nations study that found that less than 3 perce ...More

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Seminary celebrates 63rd Commencement

Eastern Mennonite Seminary will hold its 63rd annual commencement service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28 in Lehman Auditorium on the EMU campus. Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Garrett, adjunct professor, United Methodist studies at Eastern Mennonite Seminary will give the commencement address titled “Lessons from Grandpa, Dad, and other Theologians.” Garrett has served as adjunct in ...More

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Disney Heir to Speak at Commencement

Her ties to the first family of entertainment are strong but this Disney focuses on brave women in peacebuilding rather than cartoons and children’s films. Abigail Disney, a philanthropist, scholar and award-winning filmmaker, will give the annual commencement address at Eastern Mennon ...More

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EMU Awards ‘Cords of Distinction’

Ten graduating seniors were honored as “Cords of Distinction” recipients in a ceremony held Saturday afternoon, Apr. 30 at Eastern Mennonite University. Faculty, staff and fellow students nominated the recipients, who were cited for their “significant and verifiable impact” on the university and on student life, for their contributions to developing the institutio ...More

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EMU Grads Grin and Bear it at Graduation

The more than 3,600 people gathered Sunday afternoon, May 1, under a sea of colorful umbrellas at Eastern Mennonite University learned some lessons from bears, but not just any bears. Michael Berenstain, author and illustrator of the popular Berenstain Bears children’s book series created by his parents, Stan and Jan Berenstain, addressed the graduating seniors parents ...More

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Seminary Graduation is April 30

Eastern Mennonite Seminary will hold its 62st annual commencement service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 30 in Lehman Auditorium on the EMU campus. George R. Brunk III, dean emeritus and professor emeritus of New Testament at Eastern Mennonite Seminary will give the commencement address on the theme “Anointed for Ministry.& ...More

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EMU Celebrates the Graduating Class of 2011

Eastern Mennonite University will culminate its 2010-11 school year with its 93rd annual commencement exercises 1 p.m. Sunday, May 1, on the front lawn of campus, weather permitting. President Loren Swartzendruber will confer 451 degrees – 320 undergraduate (including 119 Adult Degree Completion Program graduates), 120 graduate, (5 gradua ...More

Commencement 2010 Photos and More

Summer-like temperatures prevailed under mostly cloudy skies, but rain held off as EMU celebrated its 92nd annual commencement on the front lawn of campus Sunday afternoon, May 2, with a crowd of more than 3,600 in attendance. Read more… ...More

2010 Commencement Events Set for April 30 – May 2

Commencement details are in! Commencement speaker and EMU alum Dr. Joseph Martin will speak on ‘Keeping Faith Relevant.’ Dr. Judy Mullett, EMU professor of psychology and education, will speak at undergraduate baccalaureate. Read more… ...More

Commencement set for April 26

EMU will hold its 91st annual commencement exercises 1 p.m. Sunday, Apr. 26, on the on the front lawn of campus, weather permitting. Read more… ...More