Faculty Outside the Classroom

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  • Senior history majors enjoy a cookout at professor Mary Sprunger's house.
  • Dr. Tara Kisbaugh, chemistry professor, teaches students how to make bread as part of the Food and Farming week's events.
  • Cyndi Gusler, visual and communication arts professor, participates in the Muddy Masquerade bike race.
  • Lester Zook, physical education professor, meets weekly with a group of students as part of the EMU mentor program.
  • Lori Leaman, education professor, speaks on "Following Jesus with Our Lives" in chapel.
  • Professor Vi Dutcher, Ph.D., talks with students at the student government association meeting.
  • Dr. Greta Ann Herin, biology professor, shares with children and their families during Children's First Day.
  • Dr. Gloria Rhodes, applied social sciences professor, talks with students at a local coffee shop.
  • Students participate in an international drum circle along with Jonathan Kratz, international student services director, and Dr. Beth Aracena, associate dean for curriculum.
  • Ken Nafziger, vice president of student life, celebrates the inaugural events with students in Common Grounds coffeeshop.
  • Dr. Peter Dula, bible and religion professor, works together with a student to make ice cream using a bicycle-run ice cream maker as part of the Earth Day celebrations.
  • Dr. Mark Sawin, history professor, enjoys a cup of coffee with students in Common Grounds coffeeshop.
  • Dr. Martha Eads, language and literature professor, discusses a book with students in her office.
  • Kevin Griffin, women's head basketball coach, greets a student in the registration line.
  • Marty Snavely, admissions receptionist, works with students to put together relief kits for Mennonite Central Committee.
  • Kirsten Beachy, language and literature instructor, helps a student with his paper during finals week.
  • The teacher panel (JoAnne Wallis-nursing, Dr. Owen Byler-math, and Sandy Brownscombe-education) talks about "Following Jesus with our lives" during chapel.
  • Dr. Cathy Smeltzer Erb, education professor, joins students and community members for a prayer service at a local church.
  • Several administrators and staff, including president Loren Swartzendruber, enjoy the annual semi-formal event.
  • Ken Nafziger, vice president of student life,  smiles with his teammates during the Muddy Masquerade bike race.
  • A student works alongside Dr. Jerry Holsopple, visual and communications arts professor, on the stained glass cross  for the Mennonite Youth Convention.
  • Byron Peachey, campus pastor, sings with students for residents at the retirement community.
  • Marvin Lorenzana, multicultural services director, helps lead worship during Dialogue on Race and Diversity chapel.
  • Dr. Ann Hershberger, nursing professor, speaks about faith and doubt during the university chapel.
  • Micah Hurst, residence director, plays foosball in the game room during late night in the commons.
  • John Spicher, anatomy lab instructor, and a student voluteer at the local Gift and Thrift thriftstore.
  • Dr. Peter Dula, bible and religion professor, teaches students about bike maintenance.
  • Students enjoy a poetry discussion with language and literature professor Kevin Seidel, Ph.D., in Common Grounds coffeeshop.
  • Dr. Terry Jantzi, applied social sciences professor, talks with Twila Yoder, assistant to the president, and a student during the faculty author reception.
  • President Loren Swartzendruber (center) celebrates the men's basketball team's win over Centre College. Many other faculty and staff are in the stands as well!
  • Dr. Matthew Siderhurst, biology professor, was part of a relay team during the Muddy Masquerade bike race.
  • Lisa Mathews-Ailsworth, IR analyst and admin coordinator, went on the spring break work trip to New Orleans with a group of students.
  • Professor Ron Stoltfus, PhD, participates in the dunk booth at EMU's springfest event.