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Eastern Mennonite University

Start Your Journey - EMU

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Eastern Mennonite University is often the perfect fit for students interested in spending time in another culture, deepening their faith, and working side-by-side with professors on original research. See what your journey could be like!

Producer: Lindsey Kolb '07
Animator: Christopher Stauffer '13
Soundtrack: Boute
Performed by AU
Written by Luke Wyland
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Academics Play

On campus, in our community and around the world, EMU offers an outstanding Christian liberal arts education. Nestled in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, our vibrant learning community offers a unique blend of academics, based on faith exploration, deepening of personal character and core values like peacebuilding and service to others, and one of the best cross-cultural programs on any campus.

Here you'll meet professors who know your names, who challenge you to grow in your faith in a caring community, to broaden your worldview through our unique cross-cultural study program's home stays and off-the-beaten-path maps.

Cross-Cultural Play

EMU was one of the first colleges to require cross-cultural study for all students more than three decades ago. Now we have one of the strongest cross-cultural study programs available.

EMU cross-cultural is more than study abroad. Its a unique chance to change your outlook and grow in your faith. Its an opportunity to learn about yourself and the broader world, developing character and values while building relationships.

Sustainability and Environmental Care Play

At EMU, we were "green" long before green became trendy. Sustainable and simple living is at the core of many Mennonites' faith, and it's always been a strong part of the EMU community.

With energy issues on everyone's mind, we're looking more closely than ever at ways to 'walk humbly' on God's earth.

Center for Justice and Peacebuilding Play

CJP was one of the first universities to offer a Masters in the conflict and peacebuilding field. CJP also launched the first peacebuilding institute offering intensive professional development and graduate-level courses. Our Summer Peacebuilding Institute has become a model for other peacebuilding institutions around the world.

CJP is the recognized leader among academic peacebuilding institutions in integrating academic study and practice and houses the only Practice and Training Institute within a graduate peace and conflict studies program.

Seminary Play

Eastern Mennonite Seminary prepares men and women to serve and lead in a global context. In response to God's saving grace, we educate students to bear witness to the gospel of Jesus Christ in the power of God's Spirit as wise interpreters, mature practitioners, discerning communicators, and transformational leaders.

As the graduate theological division of Eastern Mennonite University and a pastoral training center of Mennonite Church USA, we welcome students from all Christian traditions who are open to study from an Anabaptist perspective.
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