Category: 1994

EMU Alumni and Friends Tour to Israel and Palestine will have ‘lifelong impact’

Before her recent Eastern Mennonite University Alumni and Friends Tour to Israel and Palestine, Betty Holsinger Shenk ’75 “knew it would be great.” It turned out, though, to be more than that. “This was a trip of a lifetime,” she said. “Its impact will be lifelong.” During two weeks from Oct. 20 – Nov. 3, … More

Bibliophiles Delight: 100 Years of EMU Library History

From one book (Virgil’s Aeneid) to more than 500,000 items today, the library has always been a source of knowledge, wisdom and social life at first Eastern Mennonite School, then Eastern Mennonite College and now Eastern Mennonite University. Sadie A. Hartzler Library Director Marci Frederick combed carefully through the reports of previous directors to find … More

Gilberto Perez Jr. ’94 earns two awards for work in education and advocacy for the Indiana Latino community

Gilberto Perez Jr., senior director of intercultural development & educational partnerships at Goshen College, is the recipient of two awards from statewide organizations for his work in education and advocacy for the Indiana Latino community. [Perez is a 1994 graduate of Eastern Mennonite University, and earned a graduate certificate in peacebuilding from the Center for … More

Alumnus of the Year 1994: Dr. Glen Brubaker

Glen R. Brubaker, a Lancaster, Pa., native who has been a medical missionary in Tanzania since 1968 with Eastern Mennonite Missions, was named EMU’s alumnus of the year during Homecoming and Parents Weekend. Dr. Brubaker is currently research collaborator for HIV studies in the Tarime District of the Mara Region in Tanzania. The project is … More