2016 Baccalaureate

EMU celebrates the University’s 98th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Chad Gusler, assistant professor of language and literature, addresses the graduates with his speech titled “Fear, Love, and Wanderlust”.  Senior class co-presidents Katie Miller and Austin Mumaw offer Senior Class Salutations.

“Cords of Distinction” Ceremony 2016

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....

2016 Seminary Commencement

Eastern Mennonite Seminary celebrates the 67th Annual Commencement with an address by Dr. John D. Roth, Professor of History and Director of the Mennonite Historical Library at Goshen College, and Editor of the Mennonite Quarterly Review

2016 Nurses’ Pinning

The Spring semester nursing graduates celebrate the completion of their Nursing degrees in this traditional pinning ceremony.  Kris Kirwan offers advice and reflections for the graduates.

2016 Seminary Baccalaureate

Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2016 Baccalaureate service includes reflections by Linda Alley on the theme, “Call & Dwelling for Tenuous Times.”

Cross-cultural Chapel: Middle East

The returning Spring 2016 Middle East Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in the Middle East this semester.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Guatemala & Cuba

The returning Spring 2016 Guatemala & Cuba Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in Guatemala and Cuba this semester.

“Significant Turning Points” – President Loren Swartzendruber

President Loren Swartzendruber addresses the campus community for the final time in chapel as president of the university. There is a passing of the gavel from the current SGA Co-Presidents to the newly elected Co-Presidents. We also host a time of sending for students and faculty soon departing on summer Cross-Cultural Seminars and similar....

Chapel Address: Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman, Presidential Candidate of Choice

The EMU Presidential Candidate of Choice, Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman, addresses the campus community with reflections from her life journey.  

Seminary Chapel Gathering – “Celebration”

“Celebration” To honor Linda Alley as she transitions into the fullness of retirement To thank Lonnie Yoder for time served (as Associate Dean)