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Reaccreditation Process Features Unique ‘Sustainability’ Plan

“A model for other colleges.” That’s how the EMU Quality Enhancement Plan was described by a visiting reaffirmation team from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in early March. “Peace with Creati ...More

Sun to Efficiently Power Campus, Save EMU Money

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Hard Times? It’s A Chance To Help More

EMU’s Spiritual Life Week Focuses On Creative Approach To Service By Tom Mitchell, Daily News-Record One of the earliest uses of Tom Sine’s creativity turned heads – and cars. Sine spoke Wednesday at Eastern Mennonite University’s Lehman Auditorium ( ...More

‘Global warming’ topic of Nov. 9-10 science events

Rev. Lusama Tafue “Ankle Deep in Reality Tour: Christ, Compassion and Climate, A Call for JUSTpower,” a speaking tour on the issue of climate change and global warming is coming to campus Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 9-10. Rev. Lusama Tafue, from the isla ...More

Bicycle co-op on campus provides service to students

By Sarah Harder, Weather Vane staff writer Co-op location: in the basement of the Bible and Religion house on South College AvenueHours: Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:30-5 p.m. and Saturday from 12:30-2:30 p.m. The Bible and Religion department house on campus has new occupants this year. EMU’s bike co-op has taken up shop in the blue-carpeted basement. ...More

EMU alumna Laura Cattell receives top peace award

A 2009 graduate has received top honors in the bi-national C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest. Laura C. Cattell Laura C. Cattell, an environmental science and justi ...More

Meadow creates natural beauty and saves money

By Wilson Roth, The Weather Vane student newspaper In early fall of 2008, the mowers were silenced, the grass began to grow longer and preparations began. Did Physical Plant forget about mowing the North side of EMU’s hill? On the other hand, perhaps, there was too much work to be done and ...More

MBA program offers ‘steward-leadership’ thrust

Not often do graduate students develop business strategies by observing first-hand patterns of meadow regeneration and interdependence at the Shenandoah National Park or by engaging social entrepreneurs at the local Farmers Market and at the Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton in conversations about achieving sustainability advantage. Few business programs encourage students to use Faceb ...More

New Cedarwood Dorm to use solar energy

EMU and Altadena Energy & Solar are cooperating on a solar hot water system for EMU’s new Cedarwood residence hall, scheduled to open in August, 2009. Read more… ...More

New peacebuilding, development and sustainability majors begin in fall 2010

EMU now offers two new majors that uniquely combine concern for the earth and God’s people with practical skill training. “Peacebuilding and development” and “environmental sustainability” will offer students hands-on opportunities to prepare to be agents of change in their local communities and around the world, motivated by their commitment to Christ. ...More