This year, several Eastern Mennonite University faculty and staff, among them Professor Don Clymer, are moving into retirement after many years of service. To acknowledge their service and deep commitment ... read more about Celebrating Service: Don Clymer will blog, write and teach for the next year in Switzerland
This month saw a symbolic “passing of the torch” in the Latino Student Alliance at Eastern Mennonite University, as four comadres, their friendship forged by a common love of heritage ... read more about Four senior leaders leave behind a thriving and visible Latino Student Alliance on campus
In this blog post, Professor Don Clymer reflects on leading, witnessing and participating in a simple practice in the classroom, and the “wonderful gift of love” that students share through ... read more about Retiring professor Don Clymer reflects on the power of vulnerability when students say to each other “You are Beloved of God”
A lesson on not judging someone based on outward appearances by Don Clymer, EMU professor of Spanish and humanities “I love Americans,” Pedro announced to the small group gathered for ... read more about A new creation: a Holy Week reflection from Don Clymer
In recent history, so-called “bonnet fiction” has flourished. That is, fabricated stories relating to the Amish or plain Mennonite cultures, often written by authors not from one of those backgrounds ... read more about Author who left Amish returns to EMU to launch new book
Eastern Mennonite University students taking Spanish classes are putting on a special program of music, dance, poetry, fables and fairy tales on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m. in the ... read more about Students to Showcase Talents During “Spanish Night”
A reflection from Don Clymer, professor of language and literature at EMU. Originally posted in The Mennonite, November issue. The faces of the flight attendants tensed up as we entered ... read more about As You Go…Are You Preaching or Walking?
Beth Aracena, associate dean for curriculum, and Brian Martin Burkholder (r.) campus pastor, respond to the announcement that Loren Swartzendruber has accepted the appointment to a second four-year presidential term. ... read more about EMU President ‘Called’ to Second Term