Centennial

“Cords of Distinction” Ceremony 2018

& 2018 Commencement, Centennial, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers.

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… Read more »

“Serving, Listening, Transforming” – Homecoming Worship Service

& Centennial, Homecoming.

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… Read more »

Homecoming Centennial Chapel – “Changing the world One Life at a Time” – John and Michele Sharp

& Centennial, Homecoming, University Chapels.

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… Read more »

University Convocation: “Serving. Leading. Transforming.” –President Huxman

& "Love One Another", Centennial, Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

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.