Thanksgiving week reflection: First-year EMS student Adam King says: "I am thankful for an amazing, strong, fiercely independent but incredibly loving and forgiving wife, Kadie and our 6 year old son Jack whose love knows no boundaries and through whom I am taught daily what endless delight and love our Heavenly Father feels towards us."
Thanksgiving week reflection: Seminary student and Graduate Assistant for Admissions Lindsay Mustafa Davis says: "I am thankful for my two 'fur babies,' Sparky and Domino. And I am very thankful for my friend and fellow seminarian Candy Tharpe, who is checking in on them while I'm home with my mom this week!"
We are blessed to have so many opportunities and ways to worship on campus. Our ministry and pastoral assistants are a big part of making that happen and a reason why EMU is a Christian University Like No Other! #EMUview
Thanksgiving week reflection: From Linda Alley, special events coordinator at the seminary, "I am thankful that I have become aware of the many ways food reaches my table. I take each bite and know that someone is feeding me. There is a network of God's people in the world, and I want to find ways to pull my weight. I am praying for a compassionate heart."
Wishing you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving filled with laughter, love, and the many blessings of the season!
The Royals put up a good fight against D-III James Madison University and, despite matching the Dukes bucket-for-bucket throughout most of the second half, finally succumbed 106-74. http://www.emuroyals.com/sports/mbkb/2015-16/releases/20151124yd7y3b
Dr. Abraham Davis was honored in chapel for his many contributions to EMU. As the first cross-cultural coordinator, Dr. Davis worked with faculty, staff and students to promote cross-cultural understanding, as well as taught courses in English, speech and oral interpretation. Coach Eric Payne, retired professor Titus Bender, student Phil Watson, and President Loren Swartzendruber provided reflections on his life and work.
“To best care for patients, it is not enough to listen with a stethoscope and to view an echocardiogram. Patients are more than heart sounds and heart images. By photographing my patients in their homes and by writing about them in poems, I have learned much about them as people. ...
Faculty and Staff are giving...will you? Help us reach our goal of $15,000 on #GivingTuesday and show your support for EMU students through your donation to our scholarship funds. You can give NOW: https://www.emu.edu/giving/giving-tuesday/
Thanksgiving week reflection: Seminary student Jason Wagner has cultivated a practice of giving thanks with his family at meals. He said, "We learned this practice from Our Community Place, a local non-profit, who hosts a daily meal. Each day everyone who comes, sometimes as many as 150 people, are invited to share something they are thankful for. My 3 year old son has become really good at this. " Jason is thankful for community and long-standing relationships with people who continue to nurture and care for him.
Gwendolyn Myers, EMU alum and Founder of Messengers of Peace - Liberia, will now champion youth advocacy in 60 different organizations throughout 45 countries as the newly appointed regional coordinator for the United Network of Young Peacebuilders. Congratulations, Gwendolyn!
The Runnin Royals are at JMU Tuesday night! http://www.emuroyals.com/sports/mbkb/2015-16/releases/20151118gdnk5l
Fania Davis, co-founder and Executive Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY), is co-teaching "Truth-telling, Reconciliation and Restorative Justice" in session 4 (June 6 - 10, 2016) of the Summer Peacebuilding Institute. Watch the video below where Fania Davis discusses her involvement with restorative justice. For more information on Fania Davis's courses and other SPI courses, visit our web page at http://www.emu.edu/cjp/spi/. #CJPSPI
It is Thanksgiving week, so we are asking faculty, staff, and students, to name what they are thankful for all week long. Kevin Clark, campus pastor and associate professor of spiritual direction and spiritual formation is thankful for his granddaughters. He said, "I could never have imagined the gift of now six granddaughters…McKenzie Elizabeth, Alexis Dawn, Autumn Elizabeth, Summer Paige, Emilia Detra, and now, Vivian Milia!"
Suter Science Seminar today at 4 pm in SC106. Dr. Thaddaeus May '02 will share about "Novel Treatments for Childhood Malnutrition: the Power of Peanuts". Dr. May is the Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellow at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.
Join us at EMU on January 29, 2016 for an engaging training and workshop series that aims to enhance your facilitation, peacebuilding and organizational tools for your work in the community. Short training workshops will occur in the following areas: * Organizational management tools * Performance-based community engagement * Trauma-informed organizations * Trauma resilience through body-mind techniques Visit the website below for more information and a link to the registration form. Please note that registration is limited to the first 60 people.
Congrats to Hannah for her All-America Award! Alec Thibodeaux and Kat Lehman had great finishes too! Proud of our national runnin' Royals!