News for Education

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
https://emu.edu/now/news/2021/trio-of-nsf-funded-noyce-scholars-prep-for-teaching-careers-in-biology-math/   Junior STEM education majors Morgan Evans, Christian Knight, and Abby Olmstead have been named as Noyce Scholars at Eastern Mennonite University. Each Noyce Scholar receives an annual scholarship of $10,000 or more during their junior and senior years. Once they are hired in a high-need ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Eastern Mennonite University’s newest graduate degree program, the MA in Human Resources, launches in August 2022.  The 30-hour degree program is designed for working professionals who want to shift to an HR career track or for current HR professionals who want to enhance their effectiveness as organizational leaders. It includes evening online synchronous courses and can be completed in 21 ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Saturday, October 09, 2021
Eastern Mennonite University announces a new partnership with the Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program. The program offers financial assistance and internships to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) who intend to continue their dedication to community service while pursuing a master’s degree in conflict transformation or restorative justice at EMU’s Center for Justice and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Friday, October 01, 2021
udiences at Eastern Mennonite University’s “U2 Romeo & Juliet” are in for a treat. A theater production that combines the artistry of William Shakespeare and the iconic Irish band U2 is exciting, intense and bold. The band’s poetic songs easefully carry classic themes of hatred and violence, love and reconciliation.  Live music performed by a skilled ensemble of actors and local band Prince ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
    Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of Governor Ralph S. Northam     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE · September 29, 2021    Office of the GovernorAlena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov  Department of General ServicesDena.Potter@DGS.Virginia.gov  Virginia Department of ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Kendal Bauman is the current assistant athletic director and physical education teacher for Eastern Mennonite Elementary School, and was the boys varsity soccer coach from 1992 to 2012. Coach Bauman researched and drafted this article and pulled together a display (pictures at easternmennonite.org/news) in the early morning hours before Menno Classic competition on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2021, at ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community, Education
Monday, September 20, 2021
Eastern Mennonite School will host a virtual coffee and economic outlook presentation on Wed., Oct. 6, 8:30 a.m. Dr. Jason Fink, James Madison University professor of finance, director of research with Graves-Light, and an EMS dad will present insights on the stock and bond markets. Participants can also interact with EMS students, PBMares, and The Community Foundation. Register to receive a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic, Education, Chamber, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
Small Business Game Changerpresented by Appeal ProductionSeptember 4- November 21, 2021   What is it: Owning a small business can be tough, but it is extremely rewarding. And sometimes, you just need the right kind of marketing to make your business a step above the rest. As Andy Vanhook, owner of Appeal Production states, “It’s the most satisfying and difficult thing I’ve ever done. The ...read more
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Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Virginia wins CNBC Top State for Business in 2021State repeats victory of 2019 PUBLISHED JULY 13, 2021BY KATE ANDREWS / KATHERINE SCHULTERalph Northam appears on CNBC on July 13, 2021. Virginia was named CNBC’s top state for business for the second time in a row, beating out North Carolina and Texas, as well as being the first state to win the honor five times, the network said Tuesday ...read more
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Friday, July 09, 2021
Professional & Continuing Education Becomes a School Effective July 1, 2021As Dean, I am absolutely thrilled to share that on July 1, 2021, the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) officially approved our proposal to become the School of Professional & Continuing Education (SPCE) at James Madison University.SPCE is an academic unit with collaborative, innovative and curious ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, July 01, 2021
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Friday, April 02, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce announces their new President & CEO, Christopher “Chris” Quinn April 2, 2021 – The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Christopher “Chris” Quinn has been selected as the Chamber’s new President & CEO.   Quinn will start his new role as President & CEO on April 29, 2021, working remotely until ...read more
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Friday, January 29, 2021
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce2021 Economic OutlookFebruary 19th, 8:00 – 9:30 am    Driving the Economy After a WreckAssessing the Damage – 2020Needed Repairs – 2021Just Like New?    The Big PictureTom Barkin, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond            Presentation/Remarks followed by Q&A time  The Local EconomyBrian Shull, Economic Development DirectorCity of ...read more
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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of Governor Ralph S. Northam     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE · January 27, 2021    Office of the GovernorAlena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov    Virginia Enacts First-in-the-Nation Permanent COVID-19 Workplace Safety and Health Standards Amid Pandemic  ~ Governor Northam approves standard recently adopted by Safety and Health ...read more
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Monday, December 07, 2020
Virginia’s COVID-19 Vaccination Priorities AnnouncedHealth Care Personnel and Long-Term Care Facilities Will Receive Initial Vaccine Doses (Richmond, Va.) — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Virginia, implementing a successful vaccination program is critical to flattening the curve and stopping the spread of this virus. Based on new information provided on December 3 by the federal ...read more
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