CurrentEastern Mennonite University
MajorLiberal Arts, Elementary Education Licensure, Pre K-6
HometownKing William, VA
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A leader among faith-based, liberal arts universities since 1917, Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) emphasizes peacebuilding, sustainability, service to others and social justice to students of diverse religious and cultural backgrounds. EMU educates ...
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in Harrisonburg, Virginia, conferred 540 degrees at its 100th Commencement Ceremony on May 6, 2018. Commencement speaker, alumna and Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee ...Spring 2018
Surrounded by boxes of supplies and volunteers packing blue and gray buckets to create relief kits, Eastern Mennonite University senior Ryan Faraci still wanted to do more. His efforts, and those o...Fall 2017
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Washington & Lee High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Washington & Lee High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about...
Awards & Recognition
Senior Alexa Weeks talks about the challenges and rewards of student-teaching, including one small change that led to deeper relationships with her students. Alexa taught third grade at Smithland ...Spring 2018
Thirty-three seniors and graduate students participated in Wednesday's Donning of the Kente ceremony at Eastern Mennonite University. Each graduate received a special stole of their choice, symbolizing their heritage and roots, to wear at the May 6 Commencement ceremony. The wearing of stoles is a special tradition at EMU and the formal presentation of these stoles celebrates the accomplishments of graduating students of color as well as the history of black students' and students of color achievements at the university.Spring 2018
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In the News
...peace, defend justice and you can never go wrong.” Graduate Alexa Weeks couldn’t put the flood of emotions running through her head i... Read the full storySpring 2018
...m there the effort spread coordinated by Pastoral Assistant Alexa Weeks said Brian Martin Burkholder campus pastor Alexa is also on t... Read the full storyFall 2017
...m there the effort spread coordinated by Pastoral Assistant Alexa Weeks says Brian Martin Burkholder campus pastor Alexa is also on t... Read the full storyFall 2017