April Student Life

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  • Students work in the EMU campus garden.
  • Some of the food from the garden is used in the campus cafeteria.
  • Several students came out for the spring planting day.
  • Students work on spreading mulch around the garden.
  • Professor Tara Kisbaugh, Ph.D., works with students during a chemistry lab.
  • The softball team is recognized and congratulated in chapel as ODAC champions.
  • At Springfest, students enjoy inflatable obstacle courses, cotton candy, snow cones, a dunking booth, an outdoor dinner and much more!
  • It was a beautiful day to be outside.
  • Free snow cones were given out by members of the campus activities council.
  • The student band Remedy kicks off Bandfest on Thomas Plaza.
  • The Federation, composed of students and recent alumni, performed during Bandfest.
  • Springtime brings out the bicycles at EMU.
  • Warm temperatures brought an early spring to campus.
  • Spring at EMU
  • Spring at EMU
  • Students play games on the front lawn as part of their senior seminar class.
  • The Washington Community Scholars’ Center (WCSC) is a semester-long service-learning internship program.
  • Jessica Sarriot interns at the Interfaith Immigration Coalition in Washington, D.C.
  • Fetsum Tibebu interns at the Asian American LEAD after school program.
  • One aspect of the WCSC program is group living; students live with up to 15 students from Mennonite colleges.
  • Students, who are part of the WCSC program, clean up after a meal.
  • The Muddy Masquerade bike race was a costume obstacle relay race on campus.
  • Ken Nafziger, vice president of student life, participates in the bike race.
  • James Hall was the announcer for the Muddy Masquerade.
  • Nursing professsor, Dr. Ann Hershberger, talks with students in the nursing lab.
  • A group of nursing majors present on "Homlessness and Misuse of the Emergency Department" for their senior capstone.
  • Nursing major, Tamara Meyer, presents to a captivated audience during her senior capstone presentation.
  • Richy Bikko and Sara Lamneck (pictured with their coaches) received the Rookie of the Year Awards at the athletic honors banquet.
  • Seniors Jason Godshall  and Sarah Roth received the President's Awards at the athletic honors banquet.
  • Food and farming week brought students together with faculty member, Dr. Tara Kishbaugh, to learn the wonderful art of baking bread.
  • Professor Peter Dula, Ph.D., and a student make ice cream with a bicycle-powered ice cream maker as part of Earth Day celebrations.
  • The last senior art show was housed in the student gallery next to Common Grounds coffeehouse.
  • Lindsey Grosh and Katie Rodriguez collaborated to create an "abandoned" building with photographs of abandoned buildings.
  • Crystal Steiner and professor Cyndi Gusler show off one of  Crystal's semester long paintings.  She completed four large canvases for the senior show.
  • The Cantemus (Latin for "Let Us Sing") chamber choir performs in chapel.
  • Phonathon participants call alumni for donations to EMU. These donations make affordable education possible for many students.
  • Phonathon participants call alumni for donations to EMU. These donations make affordable education possible for many students.
  • A faculty author reception was held in the campus center for faculty to display and discuss their books.
  • Professor Cyndi Gusler, talks about her art work at the faculty author reception.
  • Professor Roman Miller, Ph.D., led students in science games, which quizzed students on their knowledge of the sciences.
  • Common Grounds held an evening break for students during finals week.
  • Students readily accepted the invitation to take a break from studying and see friends!
  • Renovations began on the main stage theater in the University Commons.
  • Members of the student government association serve other students during the Late Night Breakfast.
  • There are many things to be excited about, like returning cross-culturals and pancakes.
  • Alli Eanes will happily serve you a pancake during the Late Night Breakfast.
  • Austin Shenk, as Profe Donaldo, during the Guatemala cross-cultural chapel.
  • The Guatemala cross-cultural group returns, reflecting on their experience during chapel.
  • The Middle East cross-cultural group sings, "Freedom Come" during chapel.
  • Ben Bergey participates in a short drama about people the cross-cultural group met in the Middle East.