2018 Centennial Commencement

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EMU celebrates the University’s 100th Annual Commencement. 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee offers the Commencement address.  Graduate perspectives are shared by Harrison Horst, Keyri Lopez-Godoy, James Ramsey, Sabrina Burress, and Sarah Bailey.

2018 Undergraduate Baccalaureate

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EMU celebrates the University’s 100th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Dr. Judy Mullet, professor of psychology, addresses the graduates with her speech titled “Seek Simplicity, and Distrust It”.  Senior class co-presidents Emily Augsburger and Dan Zook offer Senior Class Salutations.

“Cords of Distinction” Ceremony 2018

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The Cords of Distinction award honors the efforts of graduating students who have made outstanding contributions to the university, community or society.

The Blue cord represents strength of conviction that one person can help to create a better institution; also willingness and openness to share thoughts and ideas.

The Gold cord represents love of spirit and yearning towards creating a better university community in which all can take part; gold is also the color of achievement.

This years recipients of the Cords of Distinction are:

  • Emily Clatterbuck
  • Drew Diaz
  • Harrison Horst
  • Maleke Jones
  • Keyri Lopez-Godoy
  • Michaela Mast
  • Katrina Poplett
  • Caleb Schrock-Hurst
  • Brittany Williams
  • Elizabeth Witmer

Senior Chapel with Emulate

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Emulate shares the gift of music and graduating seniors offer reflections on how their faith and spirituality has been nurtured during their college years.

Senior reflections from Susanna Sewall, Rachel Breidigan, Perry Blosser, Cerrie Mendoza, and Rachel Sturm

Seniors Andry Stutzman and Jeremy Brenneman will offer an instrumental reflection entitled Air Varie No. 5.