It's crazy to think that graduation is only a couple days away and another year at JMU is coming to a close. This year for the Honors graduation Lina Akopov designed a new Honors College medallion! Here is the inside scoop on how her design came to life: How did you get the opportunity to design … Continue reading Honors College Medallion Gets an Update
The whole month of May is Career and Networking month. During this month The Madison Network is sponsoring a ton of networking events for current JMU Dukes and alumni! These events will allow you to catch up, meet and network with fellow Dukes from all over. There are in-person and virtual gatherings for you to be … Continue reading Career and Networking Month
Dear JMU transfer students, Transferring to JMU sophomore year was one of the best decisions I ever made. Moving far away from my family after only going to college minutes away seemed scary at first. I was worried that coming in as a transfer student would mean being behind everyone else and out of the … Continue reading Dear Transfer Students
While many necessities students need are available on campus, sometimes they need to hop out of the JMU bubble and out into the rest of Harrisonburg. Since parking for freshman's cars is not guaranteed, it makes it a little difficult to get places. However, JMU has partnered with Zipcar, so students can rent cars right … Continue reading Rent a car on campus!
The "G" word is upon us seniors whether we like it or not. But don't worry too much, JMU is here to help us get ready! The Grad Fair is April 3rd and 4th from 3:00 to 9:00pm in Bridgeforth Stadium. To get into the Grad Fair all you need is your JAC card. Things you … Continue reading Everything you need to know about the Grad Fair
I think it's safe to say one of JMU's best kept secrets is Duke Dog. Who is under the fur?? While I may not be able to tell you who plays Duke dog, I do have the inside scoop from a student under the crown! This Duke Dog has 3 years under his/her belt, which has led them on adventures … Continue reading True Life: Duke Dog Edition
The countdown has begun! Only 13 days until JMU celebrates Giving Day! Last year's (first-ever) Giving Day received an overwhelming amount of support totaling 2,840 gifts! This year, JMU is upping the stakes by setting their fundraising goal to 4,000 gifts. Every donation will make a huge impact and enhance the Madison Experience greatly. What is Giving Day? Well... it's a 24-hour … Continue reading What is #JMUGivingDay?
Dear Dukes, Although college is an awesome time to make friends, learn and have fun, it unfortunately can also be a time when mental health, body image and self esteem drop. February is Eating Disorder Awareness Month, so it is especially important to spread positivity and support right now, but also throughout the entire year. Mental illness, … Continue reading An Open Letter to Everyone
Happy Valentines Day Dukes! Today you may be celebrating your love for for many different people - your significant other, family members, or friends. One love we all have in common is our love for JMU! Some couples love incorporating JMU into their wedding by inviting "Road Dawg" to join their big day! Here is how … Continue reading JMU Love in the Air
By now you've either wiped your tears for the falcons, or you are buying your ticket to Boston, because the Patriots victory has got you wanting to celebrate for the rest of the year. In between the beginning lead by the falcons, to Gaga's awesome halftime performance and all the way to the Patriots victory in the first over … Continue reading The Winning Commercials Super Bowl LI