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    Ten seniors honored with Cords of Distinction for their impact on campus and community

    May 2nd, 2016

    Ten graduating seniors were honored as Cords of Distinction recipients in a ceremony held Saturday afternoon, April 30, 2016 at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Faculty, staff and fellow students nominated the recipients, who were cited for their “significant and verifiable impact” on the university and on student life; for their contributions to developing the institution’s …More

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    Two-time editor continues The Phoenix’s legacy, since 1958, of showcasing EMU community’s creative works

    April 18th, 2016

    Eastern Mennonite University senior Naomi Scoville says it’s an honor to be entrusted with people’s “babies”— their literary and artistic offspring, in this case. As a two-time editor of EMU’s literary and visual arts journal, The Phoenix, Scoville collects poetry, short fiction pieces, photographs and illustrations from students for each year’s issue and works with …More

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    Spring recognition chapel celebrates student leadership and achievement

    April 15th, 2016

    A variety of student accomplishments were celebrated at Eastern Mennonite University’s annual spring student recognition chapel service today [April 15, 2016]. Rachel Roth Sawatsky, director of student programs, opened the service: “Every day on this campus, there are great people doing great things, big and small gestures, accomplishments made after long-term commitments and one-off unexpected …More

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    ‘Distant Witness,’ adapted from journalist Andrew Carvin’s book, immerses audience in Arab Spring

    April 1st, 2016

    “Distant Witness: Social Media, the Arab Spring, and a Journalism Revolution,” an immersive, multi-media play based on the events of the Arab Spring, will make its full stage debut April 8-10 and April 14-16 at Eastern Mennonite University’s Mainstage Theater in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The production is based on the book of the same name by …More

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    Three Yoder Scholars bring host of talents to Eastern Mennonite University

    March 29th, 2016

    Each year, Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) engages in a rigorous process to select recipients for the prestigious Yoder Scholarships. Established in 1993 and named for alumni Carole and Paul R. Yoder Jr., the scholarships cover full tuition and include admission into EMU’s Honors Program. Three students received the honor this year: Ariel Barbosa of Towson, Maryland; Kayla …More

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