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Crothers, Meachum graduate from EMU

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) recently hosted its 2021 Commencement ceremony. The university awarded 351 total degrees, including 209 undergraduate degrees, 104 master’s degrees, 37 graduate certificates, and one doctorate.

The local grads include:

• Rebecca Crothers, of Scottsville, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in recreation and sport management; minors: coaching, sociology .

• Carmen Meacham, of Cartersville, earned a MS in biomedicine.

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 undergraduate, graduate, professional and seminary students to serve and lead in a global context from the main campus in Harrisonburg; the site in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and online. The EMU experience challenges students to pursue their life calling through scholarly inquiry, artistic creation, guided practice and life-changing cross-cultural encounter.