EMU Centennial 1917-2017

EMU will celebrate its centennial with special events throughout the academic year 2017-18. Centennial Week activities will take place between October 11 to 18, 2017 with Homecoming and Family Weekend activities taking place Oct. 13-15.

Centennial Week activities will focus on the milestone through a special theater production, music, reunions, speakers and other festivities.

Donald Kraybill, the nation’s best-known writer on Amish and Mennonite culture, will be principal author of a fresh history of EMU to be published in the fall of 2017.

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Alumni Invited to Share Stories, Ideas and Photos

EMU staff are now caputuring #EMUcorps audio stories of what EMU means to alumni. Sign up now to record a conversation with someone close to you about how EMU transformed your lives!

Photo and Update Form
Visit our online form to upload photos and share written stories from days gone by that you’d like to make available to centennial planners.

Plain Old Email
You may also submit comments, stories and ideas by simply emailing .

For Your Review…

Finally, the Mennonite Archives of Virginia is a digital repository about Mennonites in and around Virginia, USA. Those interested in EMU’s centennial will find the growing collection of images there of interest, and may want to contribute personal photos.