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    ‘Why EMU is a Christian university like no other’

    November 25th, 2013

    Senior Blake Rogers spoke the following words regarding his scholarly and personal transformation at a donor appreciation banquet on Oct. 11, 2013. He is a 2010 graduate of Turner Ashby High School and native of Hinton, Va. Tonight, I want to reinforce that EMU is truly a Christian University like no other. Three and a …More

  • EMU professor, MCC representative fast for reform

    October 6th, 2013

    Each morning, before heading to work at Eastern Mennonite University, nursing professor Ann Graber Hershberger chows down on breakfast. When she goes home, her angry stomach demands dinner, and she obliges. Her lack of lunch isn’t an oversight or a necessary negligence due to work overload. The empty plate mid-day is a statement. Hershberger, the …More

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    Award-winning nurse in Oregon inspires daughters to follow her path

    August 23rd, 2013

    Some people go far beyond what is required in order to raise the standards and bar of achievement in their workplaces. Cheeri Barnhart (’77 BSN and ’12 MSN) – the  nurse manager of the Cardiovascular Care Unit (CVCU) at Salem Hospital in Salem, Ore. – is one of those people. Barnhart oversees 114 staff in …More

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    EMU Alum Chosen “School Nurse of the Year” for Michigan

    June 5th, 2013

    Phyllis Yoder wasn’t born in Huron County, but she has been a big hit in this area for the past 25-30 years. Yoder is a registered nurse who works for the Huron Intermediate School District. She was honored with the title of Michigan School Nurse of the Year this past week. The nurse is originally …More

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    This Nurse Hopes to Work Herself Out of a Job in Guatemala

    March 5th, 2013

    Even though Jeanette Nisly fell in love with Guatemala on a cross-cultural with Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), she never would have dreamed that she would return four months after she graduated, marry a Guatemalan, have two children, and remain for 17 years. Nisly, who majored in nursing at EMU, is the in-country coordinator for the …More

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