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This Nurse Hopes to Work Herself Out of a Job in Guatemala

Even though Jeanette Nisly fell in love with Guatemala on a cross-cultural with Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), she never would have dreamed that she would return four months after she graduated, marry a Guatemalan, have two children, and remain for 17 years. Nisly, who majored in nursing at EMU, is the in-country coordinator for the Guatemal ...More

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Check Out Middle East, Guatemala and Colombia Cross-Cultural Blogs and Photos

Blogs and photos from cross-cultural programs to the Middle East and Guatemala and Colombia are now available on the EMU cross-cultural program ...More

Photo exhibit opens gallery series with look at Guatemalan Mayans

The first public art exhibit of fall semester at EMU, which opens Thursday, Sept. 3, is featuring photography by Aaron H. Johnston in the third floor art gallery of Hartzler Library. Johnston’s photographs document the lives of indigenous Mayans in the resettlement community of Union Victoria, Guatemala, where he has lived as a solidarity wor ...More

Students share ‘life-changing’ experiences from cross-cultural journeys

The phrase, “life-changing” kept recurring as Eastern Mennonite University students reflected on semester-long cross-cultural programs they took to India or Central America in university chapel services held Monday (Apr. 21) and Wednesday (Apr. 23). Ann Graber Hershberger, professor of nursing ...More

President Drops in On Cross-cultural Group in Guatemala

It was a crash course in cross-cultural learning and a long-time dream come true. EMU President Loren Swarzendruber and his wife, Pat, (pictured second row, at right) paid a whirlwind visit Feb. 6-10 to the 22-member EMU student group that is spending sp ...More

Convocation Message, ‘Love the World,’ God’s Creation

What does it mean to love God’s created world? And, what impossible, or even possible things, are you dreaming of and what obstacles are looming for you in this world at the beginning of 2009? Lee F. Snyder, EMU interim provost, asked these questions of the campus community at a convocation service Wednesday, Jan. 7, the op ...More

LEAP365 Completes First Successful Mentoring Cycle

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Teens Get Jump on Spiritual Growth

When she first learned about LEAP, Hannah Beachy saw a chance to take two trips at the same time. ‘I heard a lot of good things ...More

‘LEAP’ Students Explore Latin Church and Culture

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<img width="160" height="240" src="http://www.emu.edu/athletics/rosters/photos/soccer-m/adam_shank.jpg" alt="Adam Shank" Adam Shank By Mike Barber, Daily News-Record Adam Shank took a somewhat circuitous route to broadening his horizons. Coming out of Eastern Mennonite High School, th ...More