EMU at Lancaster News

  • EMU Lancaster and HACC partner in education

    October 23rd, 2013

    Eastern Mennonite University at Lancaster and Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) signed a dual admissions agreement on October 9, 2013. The agreement provides a mechanism for students to transition from the associate degree in nursing program at HACC to the RN to bachelor of science degree in nursing program at EMU Lancaster. HACC associate degree …More

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    Students Reflect Changing Face of Church

    March 25th, 2013

    Over the last few weeks, I’ve been dispatched to diverse contexts in relationship to Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). This included Spanish conversations in Sarasota, Fla., gathering around a ping-pong table in the basement of a rowhouse in the District of Columbia, and listening to stories of growing up far away while eating at a Mennonite-owned …More

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    Distinguished Faculty Headline Summer Missional Institute

    March 11th, 2013

    Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) Lancaster is offering three courses in its Summer Institute for Missional Questions, April-June 2013. The teachers, Myron S. Augsburger, Conrad L. Kanagy and Mark and Mary Thiessen Nation, are widely known for their work in scholarly and church circles. “The Summer Institute for Missional Questions fits our goal of bringing flexible …More

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    Peace Undergrads To Do Grant-Supported Practicums in Colombia and Iran

    March 7th, 2013

    Peacebuilding and development majors at Eastern Mennonite University may now receive financial aid for overseas summer practicums. A two-year, $20,000 grant from the United Service Foundation – an Anabaptist-rooted organization based in New Holland, Pa. – will enable eight students total to do international work, primarily in Colombia, in 2013 and 2014. Gloria Rhodes, PhD, …More

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    New Vice President To Set Competitive Pace in Fast-Growing Grad Programs

    February 28th, 2013

    The next vice-president joining the presidential cabinet of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) will bring a skill-set rare in the leadership of academic institutions: decades of success as a business leader and owner. Jim Smucker, president and major shareholder of the Bird-in-Hand Corporation in Pennsylvania, will be the first full-time graduate dean of EMU, announced Provost …More

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