Opening Convocation: “Change, Hope and Promise”- Dr. Lee Snyder, Interim President

Interim President Dr. Lee Snyder addresses the campus community on Change, Hope and Promise. We will also be sending the Cross-Cultural seminar group to Central Europe (Austria, Czech Republic, Turkey) ANDwelcoming new students to the campus community with the “Shenandoah Welcome” toward the close of the service. ——- Dr. Lee Snyder brings a lifetime of service to....

Seminary Convocation: “After the boxes are packed” – Dr. Michael King

Fall Convocation 2016 “After the boxes are packed” Lamentations 3:1-26. Dr. Michael A. King, Eastern Mennonite Seminary Dean Theme: Clinging to the Lord’s steadfast love and mercies when nothing else seems available and even the assurances that our hope is in God seem insubstantial.

Service of Worship and Blessing – Homily by Celeste Thomas

Celeste Thomas, Student Advisor for Student Athletes and Multicultural Students, delivers the homily at the Orientation Service of Worship and Blessing.

2016 Matriculation Ceremony: “Dare to Risk Love” – Dr. Fred Kniss

Dr. Fred Kniss, Provost, delivers the address, “Dare to Risk Love” at the annual Matriculation Ceremony. *Note: Because of equipment malfunction, the beginning of Dr. Kniss’s speech is cut out of the recording, so there is a jump from the scripture reading to the middle of Dr. Kniss’s address.

Faculty Staff Conference: “Embracing Diversity” – Dr. Christena Cleveland (Session II)

Dr. Christena Cleveland addresses the EMU Faculty and Staff during the annual Faculty/Staff conference on the theme of “Embracing Diversity.” This is the second of two sessions presented by Dr. Cleveland. 2016 Faculty Staff Conference – Purpose Statement: The 2016 EMU fall conference seeks to cultivate community among faculty and staff by welcoming new employees and....

Faculty Staff Conference: “Embracing Diversity” – Dr. Christena Cleveland (Session I)

Dr. Christena Cleveland addresses the EMU Faculty and Staff during the annual Faculty/Staff conference on the theme of “Embracing Diversity.” This is the first of two sessions presented by Dr. Cleveland. 2016 Faculty Staff Conference – Purpose Statement: The 2016 EMU fall conference seeks to cultivate community among faculty and staff by welcoming new....