President Loren Swartzendruber accepts thanks from Kay Nussbaum, chair of the Eastern Mennonite University Board of Trustees. Swartzendruber, who retires June 30, and his wife, Pat, were celebrated at a June 24 reception and dinner at Spotswood Country Club in Harrisonburg. (Photos by Joaquin Sosa)

Farewell celebration for President Loren Swartzendruber and wife Pat highlights leadership during 13 years of service

University and college “presidents have to know about fundraising, enrollment, board governance, community and connection,” said Jennifer Braaten at Friday’s farewell celebration for President Loren Swartzendruber and his wife, Pat. ... read more about Farewell celebration for President Loren Swartzendruber and wife Pat highlights leadership during 13 years of service

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Join the ‘Suter West’ campaign: Phase II renovations will host lab spaces, new engineering program and updated museum

If a building could have a motto, Suter Science Center, named after longtime professor Dr. Daniel B. Suter, might have “Science, service, success” as its memorable catchphrase. Since its opening ... read more about Join the ‘Suter West’ campaign: Phase II renovations will host lab spaces, new engineering program and updated museum

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Veteran Mennonite educator Jeffrey Shank is named the new director of alumni and parent relations and annual giving

Jeffrey A. Shank ‘94 has been announced as the new director of alumni and parent relations and annual giving at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Shank brings a wealth of fundraising ... read more about Veteran Mennonite educator Jeffrey Shank is named the new director of alumni and parent relations and annual giving

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Successful fundraising to modernize science labs sparks effort to upgrade western section of the Suter Science Center

Eastern Mennonite University has exceeded by nearly $600,000 its $7 million goal to modernize the laboratory section of the 1960s-era Suter Science Center, said vice president for advancement Kirk Shisler ... read more about Successful fundraising to modernize science labs sparks effort to upgrade western section of the Suter Science Center