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Thursday, May 26, 2022
HARRISONBURG – Glen Kauffman, a Financial Planner for Everence Financial in Harrisonburg, was recently honored for his work with Praxis Mutual Funds, a national fund family of Everence that seeks to balance financial and social considerations to make a positive impact on the world.   Kauffman is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChfC®)and has worked for Everence for 27 years. He has helped ...read more
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Wednesday, May 25, 2022
At age 16, working as a “line-boy” at a local airport, John Sibole began dreaming of a career in aviation.In the years since, he’s flown in the US Air Force, run his own flight school, worked as an engineer, airline pilot and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety inspector. Since 2019, Sibole has served as director of aviation at Eastern Mennonite University at Lancaster. On Saturday, ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ashley Gordon-Becker, Business & Industry Liaisonagordon@telamon.org, 540-235-1900   NATIONAL EMPHASIS PROGRAM ANNOUNCEDProtecting Workers from Indoor and Outdoor Heat Hazards HARRISONBURG, VA (May 6, 2022) – Last month, Secretary Marty Walsh, joined Vice President Kamala  Harris to announce the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health ...read more
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Monday, May 09, 2022
The day before acclaimed human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson gave the Commencement address at Eastern Mennonite University, 29 graduates of the university’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding gathered virtually for the traditional Ceremony of Blessings. Joined by faculty, family, friends and supporters, the graduates – many of whom are already working in peacebuilding and adjacent ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, May 09, 2022
Eastern Mennonite University's online RN to BSN program has been recognized as the best in the state for 2022 by RegisteredNursing.org, a nursing advocacy organization. Nursing programs were assessed on several factors which represent how well a program supports students during school, towards licensure, and beyond. Those factors include accreditation, total numbers of student completions, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, May 09, 2022
Eastern Mennonite University’s 104th Commencement ceremony was marked by the conferring of only its second honorary doctorate in its history — to human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative. EMU awarded 408 total degrees on Sunday, May 8. The total included 260 undergraduate degrees, 92 master’s degrees, 54 graduate certificates, one doctorate, and one honorary ...read more
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Monday, April 04, 2022
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