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Mark Shriver: On Being a ‘Pencil in God’s Hand’

Commencement speaker Mark Shriver said he had to battle his own ego to address the 2013 graduating class of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) about what really counts: “To perform acts of hope and love… [This] is what matters.” “I initially accepted the invitation to speak here because it is such an honor and it felt good for my ego,” he said during the ...More


Mark Shriver To Be Commencement Speaker, Bringing Focus on Faith and Service

Mark K. Shriver, a leader in social justice and the son of parents who devoted themselves to public-service work, will give the 95th annual commencement address at Eastern Mennonite University on Sunday, April 28, at 1 p.m. Shriver  is senior vice president for strategic initiatives and senior advisor to the chief executive officer of Save the Children U.S. Programs, which works to ensu ...More