Gather with Campus Pastor Lana Miller and the campus ministries team for an introduction to the theme Many Parts, One Body and an inspirational invitation. Music from the Gospel Choir.
Hear brief reflections from the summer cross-cultural groups that spent time in Spain and Radical Europe
Hear brief reflections from the summer cross-cultural groups that spent time in Bolivia, Navajo Nation, and in the Local Context.
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.
Dr. Fred Kniss, EMU Provost and Seminary Interim Dean, opens the Seminary Fall 2017 Semester with his convocation address: Whispering Hope in a Time of Chaos.
Psalm 3310-22 and Romans 5:1-5
Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman delivers the plenary address during the Fall Faculty Staff Conference in Lehman Auditorium. Dr. Huxman became the 9th president of EMU on January 1, 2017! She comes to us with a stellar background in rhetoric, having directed the Elliot School of Communication at Wichita Sate University before becoming president of Conrad Grebel College at the University of Waterloo. Susan holds a PhD in communication studies. A graduate of Bethel College, Newton, Kansas, she is a firm believer in the value of Mennonite Higher Education. (www.emu.edu/president)
EMU celebrates the University’s 9th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Deanna Durham, assistant professor of social work, addresses the graduates with her speech titled “Speaking of Eating”. Senior class co-presidents Tyler Denlinger and Madelyn Gish offer Senior Class Salutations.
University Chapel Gathering emphasizes the university’s vision of being a Learning Community as faculty and staff in several departments celebrate significant achievements of students during the Spring semester.