August 2012

“Faith” – Carolyn Stauffer

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

“So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:3) Professor Carolyn Stauffer offers the first of three reflections on these abiding characteristics with an emphasis on faith drawing from Habakkuk 2:1-3.

“Like No Other” – Loren Swartzendruber

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The campus community gathers to hear President Loren Swartzendruber reflect on EMU being “like no other …” This service concludes with a  time of sending for the New Zealand and South Africa & Lesotho cross-cultural groups leaving soon after chapel.

“From Position Statements to Communities of Discernment” — Dr. Michael King

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Discernment, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

Seminary Dean, Dr. Michael King, opens the EMS fall semester with his convocation address, ” From Position Statements to Communities of Discernment: EMS as Discernment Training Center.” Dr King’s comments and reflections to close this chapel offer a helpful summary of his address: “I know only in part—only as if through a mirror dimly.  That… Read more »

Inside Athletics: August 24, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave welcomes James back to the show after a summer off, and the two jump into short previews of each of the fall teams. They also discuss an article in the local paper about changes in Virginia athletic practice rules, and how that is trickling down to more high… Read more »

Inside Athletics: August 17, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In the final week of the summer, before fall athletes arrive for pre-season, Dave ties up loose ends on this weeks podcast, highlighting some of the preparatory work that has been going on in preparation for the upcoming school year. He also re-caps the faculty staff conference and talks about creativity that exists in the… Read more »

Faculty/Staff Conference – Ted Swartz: “Creativity in the University”

& Faculty/Staff Conference, University Chapels.

In this opening session of the annual Fall Faculty/Staff Conference, we welcomed Ted Swartz of Ted & Company to engage the theme,  Creativity in the University, taken from various places in the Eastern Mennonite University mission statement.  Ted is set to launch a new book, Laughter is Sacred Space next month.

Inside Athletics: August 1, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

This week, Dave’s special guest is new head women’s volleyball coach, Jeff Tyson. Jeff comes from Elizabethtown, PA where he played high school volleyball before going to Indiana Wesleyan College.  While in college, he was the manger and volunteer assistant for the women’s volleyball program.  Following college, he served for a couple of years as… Read more »