February Student Life

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  • Community is an important aspect of EMU life.
  • Students share a meal together in a Hillside suite.
  • Student teacher Ellie Hampton helps elementary children make parachutes.
  • Acts of Renewal comedy duo performs during Spiritual Life Week.
  • Students enjoy hanging out in Common Grounds coffeehouse.
  • Students enjoy hanging out in Common Grounds coffeehouse.
  • Writing tutors help students with their papers as mid-term week approaches.
  • Student Haleigh Hershberger enjoys a night in downtown Harrisonburg at Earth and Tea Cafe.
  • Student Mary Dunn enjoying Coconut soup at Earth and Tea Cafe.
  • Students playing Dutch Blitz during Late Night in the Commons.
  • Students playing ping pong in the game room during Late Night in the Commons.
  • Students playing pool in the game room.
  • Dr. Mark Metzler Sawin enjoys a cup of coffee with students in Common Grounds.
  • Monika Burkholder throws a bowl for Advanced Ceramics.
  • Physics class with Dr. Leah Boyer.
  • Black history month chapel.
  • Black history month chapel.
  • Poetry discussion with Dr. Kevin Seidel in Common Grounds coffeehouse.
  • MennoRock concert
  • MennoRock concert
  • The often zany Friday announcements are a fun way to learn what's happening on campus.
  • During chapel, Ted Swartz ('89 EMU grad) shares his story about discerning his call.
  • Students often lead worship during chapel.
  • Jennifer Litwiller, director of career services, shares about calling and career day.
  • Students talk after chapel.
  • Professor Heidi Winters Vogel leads a session called, "Thinking outside the cubicle," during calling and career day.
  • Josh Kanagy working in the greenhouse.
  • EMU launches the quality enhancement plan (QEP) emphasizing "peace with creation."
  • A student volunteers at the local thrift store, Gift and Thrift.
  • Fans and players cheer the Royals men's basketball on to victory. The Royals are 11-0 at home.
  • EMU beat Bridgewater 86 to 81 in front of a packed house of fans.
  • Dedicated fans at a men's basketball game.
  • Herm, the Royals' mascot, cheers on the Runnin' Royals.
  • Junior Todd Phillips during the men's baskeball game against Bridgewater.
  • Students give out free t-shirts as part of the new quality enhancement plan to promote sustainability on campus.
  • Students in the Washington Community Scholar's program enjoy the snow in D.C.
  • Students created couches, lighthouses, and tunnels out of the snow.
  • Students having a snowball fight outside of the Commons.
  • EMU in the winter
  • Students celebrate the snow storm and the day off of school.
  • Students built a snow coach in the quad.
  • The OLIVER project:  to decontruct the meaning of a piano--a.k.a. destory it.  Student, Mark Fenton, will reconstruct the destroyed piano for his senior project.
  • EMU campus after the big February snow storm.
  • Even though it is still winter, the crocus flower shows signs of hope for spring.
  • These crocus flowers are blooming outside of Elmwood dorm.
  • Saturday gaming competition sponsored by CAC.
  • Nursing Student Allison Byler
  • Nursing Student David Muscan
  • Stuart Landis works on his upcoming senior art show.
  • Ash Wednesday morning service in Martin Chapel.
  • Black History month open mic night.
  • Students enjoy camp stories in Common Grounds Coffeehouse.
  • STAR (Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience) program artwork created by students during a weekend training seminar.
  • Peace conference seminar
  • Students hanging out in Northlawn.
  • Steel Drummers play Caribbean music in the cafeteria for diners.
  • M.A. in Counseling essay contest winners.
  • IEP (Intensive English Program) students.
  • The climbing wall in the University Commons is open most Sunday evening.
  • Matt Tiezen prepares for a tough part of his climb.
  • Student reading in Maplewood dorm room.
  • President Loren Swartzendruber speaking in chapel on caring for creation.
  • Harriet Tubman re-enactment for Black History month.
  • Peace