2018 Centennial Commencement
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.
“Cords of Distinction” Ceremony 2018
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....
“What do you do with a Centennial?” – Convocation address by Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman
Join President Susan Schultz Huxman to launch Spring semester in this centennial year with the address – What do you do with a Centennial? There is a time of prayerful sending for the Guatemala-Cuba Cross-Cultural Seminar at the close of the service.
“Serving, Listening, Transforming” – Homecoming Worship Service
Homily: John and Michel Sharp (Parents of Michael J. Sharp ’05) Worship Leaders: Jane Hoober Peifer, ’75, MDV ’98, Les Horning ’86, MDV ’98 Music Leader: Benjamin Bergey ’11 Honoree Introductions: Louise Otto Hostetter ’79, Jeff Shank ’94 Honorees: Chester ’36 and Sara Jane ’42 Wenger, Michael J. Sharp ’05, Anxo Perez ’97, Leonard Dow....
Homecoming Centennial Chapel – “Changing the world One Life at a Time” – John and Michele Sharp
Changing the World One Life at a Time John and Michele Sharp share reflections from the life and calling of their son, Michael J. (M.J.) Sharp, recipient of the 2017 EMU Life Service Award, who was killed while on a United Nations peacemaking mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo in March 2017. John Sharp....
University Convocation: “Serving. Leading. Transforming.” –President Huxman
Centennial Opening Convocation with Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman: A special time of gathering the entire campus to launch the new academic year. President Huxman launches our centennial year celebrations with the theme: Serving. Leading. Transforming.