Opening Convocation and Worship

Join President Susan Schultz Huxman to launch spring semester with the theme Finding Healing & Hope in Crisis and a convocation address titled, The Call of the Magi: Find a New Path. Provost Fred Kniss offers a welcome and reflections on the setting of the day, including the presidential inauguration, featuring the Washington Community Scholars Center from Washington D.C.

Fall Student Recognition Ceremony

Prepare for a fun time as we playfully recognize students who have remained ENGAGED and provided LEADERSHIP in the midst of this most unique semester! Our hosts are Tyler Goss and Emily Powell, along with other faculty and staff, unveiling and honoring undergraduate and graduate students as well as student organizations/clubs/groups that have been nominated for these awards:     Amazing Leadership –....

Convo-Election: Looking Forward Together

This election process has already been hard for many of us. Very hard. What will election day bring? What about post-election? How do we show up and hold this space that feels charged, tense and unsafe for many?  Dean of Students Shannon Dycus and EMU student leaders call for “Facing the Election: Looking Forward Together” and President Susan Schultz....

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: VeRONAka film

Screening of VeRONAka with a response from filmmaker Kahstoserakwathe Paulette Moore of The Aunties Dandelion Project and a panel of EMU faculty and staff members.Panelists: Kahstoserakwathe Paulette Moore, Celeste Thomas, Jerry Holsopple, Katie Mansfield, and Tala Alngag Bautista with Kirsten Beachy as host. From Kahstoserakwathe Paulette Moore:The VeRONAka movie is a 10-minute comedy/drama with a documentary twist. The film is....

Convocation – Pádraig Ó Tuama

In the Shelter: Finding a Home in the World Hello to Language. What does it mean to use language today? — in a time of pandemic, in the latest racist decade of a racist era, in a time where truth is questioned and language is fake if it’s labelled fake. Taking an approach from his....

Opening Convocation

For Such a Time as This – printable programGather on-line for Opening Convocation featuring a welcome to a new academic year from Provost Fred Kniss and Anisa Leonard, SGA Co-President, plus an address from President Susan Schultz Huxman with an instrumental response from cellist Kimberly Souther, Director of Preparatory Music. All new students will be officially welcomed by Shannon....

Convocation: Student Recognition Ceremony

Gather as a campus community for Convocation to recognize and celebrate student academic and service achievements and accomplishments from this academic year. Over 50 awards, such as Teacher of Promise, Tutor of Distinction, Math Competition, Exceptional Leadership and Exceptional Service along with acknowledging Cords of Distinction recipients and nominees will be given by at least 12 different departments or programs across the university.

Zoom Convocation: Facing Injury (RJ)

Gather with Dr. Johonna Turner, Co-Director of the Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice and Assistant Professor in the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, for a Women’s History Month (March) convocation address entitled, Black Women in Restorative Justice: Facing Injury with Love and Power. Zoom breakout discussion groups or Q& A will be facilitated following the input.