Gather as a campus community to recognize and celebrate student academic, leadership and service achievements and accomplishments from this academic year. Awards, such as Teacher of Promise, Tutor of Distinction, Outstanding Senior in Math and Engineering, Beloved Community, Exceptional Leadership and Exceptional Service will be given by around 20 different departments or programs across the university.
Welcome the spring semester Intercultural Seminar group back to campus and hear what they encountered on their learning adventures in South Africa.
Come explore Climate Justice: From Anxiety to Action with Douglas Kaufman, Director of Pastoral Ecology with the Anabaptist Climate Collaborative (ACC). Convocation ended with a Lament Hole exercise on the north lawn of Lehman Auditorium followed by a Litany of Hope activity that might go until 11:15 a.m.
Lean in for personal reflections from Vietnam addressing themes in the 2022-2023 EMU Common Read, The Best We Could Do. Panelists include: Yung Trinh, Rebecca Dietz, Earl Martin and Caleb Schrock-Hurst being interviewed by Professor Kevin Seidel.
Join the campus community in hearing from Sue Park Hur as stories of women encountered through the Laboring Toward Wholeness – A Training on Dismantling Patriarchy curriculum and personal stories are woven and featured.
Join the EMU Community in celebrating Black History Month with speaker George Johnson ’11. Former EMU star athlete and now author, George Johnson, returns to Eastern Mennonite University to share his triumphant story of Double Crossed. Johnson speaks on his journey leading up to, during and life after his tenure as a Royal.
The annual MLK Day Celebration Convocation featured community leaders, people involved with creating the On These Grounds film and the Rev. Vincent Jones speaking on the theme Beloved Community. This convocation is planned and hosted by the Office of Multicultural Student Services.
Join Provost Fred Kniss to launch spring semester with his address: What EMU Has Taught Me. Musician, Ken Medema, listens and offers a musical response to the address. There is also a prayerful sending for the South Africa Intercultural Seminar group.
Welcome the fall semester Intercultural Seminar group back to campus and hear what they encountered on their learning adventures in Peru.
In the Fall semester Student Recognition Convocation, hosted by Dean of Students Shannon Dycus and Professor Mark Metzler Sawin, we recognize students who have contributed to the common good for all of us.