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Emily Benner, a junior from Pennsburg, Pa., submitted 32 items alone! Read her responses ...
Professors and staff who are willing to
take time to show students they care,
not only about class performance, but
about your entire well-being.
The small personal classes and
genuine interaction with professors.
God is in everything that we do here. This school is a place to come and
learn to be filled with the love and
power of God.
Learning about other cultures of the world without even leaving the U.S., through other international students and those who have participated in cross-culturals.
Professors who talk with you as
A willingness to discuss the
For a university with such modest
financial resources, EMU dreams
big and achieves remarkable
things through its programs and
The cross-cultural requirement
which allows one to explore other
cultures and worldviews, even
within western culture.
Haiku for EMU: no one saved
alone: autumn and my family
melancholy hell... compassion,
depression cure) -ity, EMU
The sight of professors and
weeding EMU flower beds just
before school opened when the
grounds staff was backlogged
due to weather.
aspect, mutual camaraderie and
respect; wider, the relationships
with the EMU and Mennonite
community have been
The coaches care about more than our athletic ability ... they encourage our personal relationships with God.
Learning three life-long loves: future wife, theater and EMU.
The opportunity to meet inspiring people from so many diverse cultures from around the world.
The stimulating, thought provoking, and enlightening class discussions that tackle the hard issues and what one person can do to help change things.
Meeting people from all corners of the earth who are seriously friendly and see each other as human beings.
The opportunity to share ideas, opinions and ethics with people from different cultural backgrounds
EMU was the home that provided me with care, love and security. EMU gave me the friends I always wanted to have. EMU is the place where I found peace.