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Landises Books Chronicle Life, Family and EMU Careers

Peggy Heatwole Landis and Jay B. Landis have a long history with Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), one that began more than half a century ago. The two met, fell in love and cultivated successful careers at EMU, whose campus they can see from their nearby home. Thursday, April 11, 2013, the duo fittingly celebrated ...More

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EMU Grads Honor Classmate, Desegregation During Black History Month

Jay B. Landis never thought the 1954 class song he co-wrote would be performed after its debut at that year’s commencement ceremony at Eastern Mennonite University. But on Friday, 57 years after graduation, Landis and five classmates stood in the same Lehman Auditorium on the campus of EMU singing that same tune. The group of mostly retired EMU professors sang in honor of th ...More