Fall Student Recognition Ceremony

Prepare for a fun time as we playfully recognize students who have remained ENGAGED and provided LEADERSHIP in the midst of this most unique semester! Our hosts are Tyler Goss and Emily Powell, along with other faculty and staff, unveiling and honoring undergraduate and graduate students as well as student organizations/clubs/groups that have been nominated for these awards:     Amazing Leadership –....

Campus Worship for prayerful reflection

It’s the morning after the presidential election. Where are we now? What do you need and what do we need together? Gather for prayerful reflection drawing from the wisdom of several area spiritual directors offering reflections on holding space for prayerful awareness. Campus Pastors Kevin Clark and Brian Martin Burkholder will lead a litany of truth-telling with....

University Colloquium – Rick Shenkman

Why is Democracy so @#$&! Hard?Rick ShenkmanHistorian, Author, Investigative ReporterGeorge Washington University’s History News Network In the 1940s, six in ten Americans hadn’t gone past the eighth grade. Today a majority have attended college.  But surveys show that Americans today are no better educated about politics.  A majority don’t even know that we have three branches....

Convo-Election: Looking Forward Together

This election process has already been hard for many of us. Very hard. What will election day bring? What about post-election? How do we show up and hold this space that feels charged, tense and unsafe for many?  Dean of Students Shannon Dycus and EMU student leaders call for “Facing the Election: Looking Forward Together” and President Susan Schultz....