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Campus, community issued ‘Royal Challenge’ to shape up, have fun

Eastern Mennonite University’s department of recreation sports and intramurals is issuing a challenge to students, faculty and staff and the local community. On Saturday, Nov. 9, EMU will host the first-ever “Royal Challenge,” designed to promote holistic development across campus and the community, said Phil Tieszen, event leader and assistant director of student progr ...More

Men’s Volleyball Coach Released From EMU Staff After Pleading Guilty to Assault

Gary Moore, the men’s head volleyball coach at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) since Oct. 1, 2012, has been released from employment at EMU as of June 18, 2013. “In an effort to let the justice process come to fruition and to allow a person charged to be presumed innocent until proven guilty, we retained Gary Moore on staff under close supervision until the charges were resol ...More

EMU Aware of Allegations Against Men’s Volleyball Coach

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) head men’s volleyball coach Gary Moore is facing charges related to an alleged misdemeanor sexual battery case in Chesapeake, Va., where he was employed in a non-volleyball related position prior to beginning his role at EMU in fall 2012. ...More

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Gary Moore Tapped To Run Men’s Volleyball Program

Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Gary Moore as its next head men’s volleyball coach.  Moore becomes the seventh head mentor of the men’s program, which was started in 1991. He takes over for Interim Coach Derek King, who guided the Royals to an 11-14 record last spring, their first season in the new Contin ...More

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EMU to Add Golf for 2012-13

Eastern Mennonite University has announced that it will be adding men’s and women’s golf programs, starting with the 2012-13 season. Both men and women will compete as sponsored Old Dominion Athletic Conference sports, with the conference also adding the women’s sport next fall.  The new programs bring the number of athletic offerings at EMU to 17.  The school also offers basebal ...More

EMU to Hold ‘Moment of Silence’ for Va. Tech Monday

Eastern Mennonite University will join other schools and organizations in observing a moment of silence at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Apr. 23, marking the one-week anniversary of the Virginia Tech campus shootings and loss of 32 lives. Persons are invited to gather at the fountain in the center of campus. Following a period of silence, the chapel chimes on the roof of Lehman Auditorium will ri ...More

EMU Moves Men’s Tennis from Varsity to Club Status

Ken L. Nafziger, vice president for student life at Eastern Mennonite University, has announced a decision to discontinue its men’s varsity tennis program and transition to club team status. Read more… ...More

Injured Student Now in Stable Condition

The condition of Michael Wiebe-Johnson, 19, the EMU student who fell from the third-story roof of Oakwood residence hall early Friday morning, has been upgraded to "stable." He was transported by helicopter to University of Virginia Medical Center at approximately 6:25 a.m. Friday. The first-year pre-engineering student from Elkhart, Ind., was moved Saturday from the ...More

EMU Student Injured Early Friday

Early Friday morning, April 13, a prank orchestrated by a group of EMU students turned tragic when a student fell off the roof of the three-story Oakwood residence hall. Michael Wiebe-Johnson, 19, a first-year student from Elkhart, Ind., was injured while the group was attempting to place a stuffed American bison from the university’s Suter Science Center lobby on the dorm roof. ...More

Trustees Act on Finances, Hear Updates

J. Richard Thomas, chair of the academics committee of the EMU board of trustees, makes a proposal for action to the full board as President Loren Swartzendruber and board chair Susan E. Godshall listen. ...More