EMU, Goshen leave Christian college association

Sep 21, 2015 by and

Two Mennonite colleges have withdrawn from a Christian college association to avoid causing division over their openness to hiring married gay and lesbian faculty. The presidents of Goshen (Ind.) College and...

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EMU helps bring restorative justice to police department

Mar 30, 2015 by and

HARRISONBURG, Va. — If one particular young man in Harrisonburg had stolen from his employer a few months earlier, he might have found himself standing before a judge, facing a possible jail sentence. Thanks...

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EMU students enlist Nobel laureate in fight against Ebola

Feb 2, 2015 by and

HARRISONBURG, Va. — After spending the summer thousands of miles from her native Liberia and watching nervously as Ebola swept through her country, sophomore Winifred Gray-Johnson wanted to take action when...

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EMU Kenyan students connect miles from home

Jul 21, 2014 by and

HARRISONBURG, Va. — Their neighborhoods in Nairobi, Kenya, were only 30 minutes apart. Yet two students traveled more than 7,500 miles to meet for the first time at Eastern Mennonite University, where they...

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Descendants touched by slavery come to the table

Jun 16, 2014 by and

HARRISONBURG, Va. — Despite the time separating current Americans from the era of legal slavery, the wounds of racial injustice remain fresh for the descendants of slaves, especially in the face of ignorance...

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Teacher has a smaller audience

Jun 9, 2014 by and

HARRISONBURG, Va. — After earning a degree in songwriting from Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2006, Harrisonburg native John Hostetter moved to Tucson, Ariz. He spent two years playing guitar in a...

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Back for graduation

May 12, 2014 by

I’m a product of church schools. Every level of my formal education since age 12 has been within the boundaries of church-related institutions — from a broadly evangelical high school with Mennonite roots,...

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Students explore musical interests within community

Apr 14, 2014 by , and

HARRISONBURG, Va. — A music student at Eastern Mennonite University might: Sing a classical aria in a voice lesson on Monday mornings; Rehearse works by Mozart and Bono in Chamber Singers on Wednesday...

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Three institutions collaborate for MBA program

Mar 17, 2014 by , , and

Business and organizational personnel who want to develop their leadership skills, enhance productivity and increase profits while contributing to the common good now have the chance to enroll in a...

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Pain and gain as an African-American student at EMU

Feb 13, 2014 by , and

HARRISONBURG, Va. — One morning in late summer of 1962, a 17-year-old native of Washington, D.C., arrived at what was then Eastern Mennonite College not knowing a soul. Grandison Hills’ parents told him it...

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