James Madison University announced at the end of February that the Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker and JMU alum, Arthur Moats, would be giving the 2017 Commencement Address. The Daily Duke was lucky enough to get a quick interview in with Mr. Moats where he talked about his time at JMU, his plans for his speech, and general … Continue reading A Few Words From Our Commencement Speaker- Arthur Moats
There is a small group of students at JMU who have something a bit special. These incredibly motivated and successful students are known as the Centennial Scholars. The Centennial Scholarship Program (CSP) provides specific scholarships to students with outstanding GPA's for their college tuition. The CSP "strives to build students' confidence in their academic and … Continue reading An Inside Look at a Centennial Scholar
LETS SEE WHAT THE DUKES WERE UP TO THIS WEEKEND ON THE FIELD. FOR A FULL RECAP VISIT JMUSPORTS.COM Football FOOTBALL IS BACK! Your reigning national champions stepped onto the field for the annual Spring Game (defense vs offense). The defense came out big in the second half to win the game and defeat … Continue reading JMU Sports Recap!
We all know how successful JMU grads are in the world. They are conquering big businesses, creating nonprofits, and overall improving the world- one Duke at a time. Meet Cat Witko. Cat was a 2015 graduate who is now in the Master’s of Science in Global Management program at the Antwerp Management School. Cat interviewed … Continue reading Alumni Highlight Abroad: Cat Witko
JMU has always had a strong alumni base throughout the country that gives back to JMU year after year. Alumni love to show their constant passion and support to their alma mater. These donors are not only older established alumni with deep pockets; they are also young professionals, just getting their foot in the door and … Continue reading Meet the GOLD Network
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Dear #JMU21, Don't take living in the dorms for granted. As you prepare to move into a shared space, you are probably yearning for the days to have a space you can entirely call your own, dreaming of not having to share with a new stranger. As a Senior who is about to graduate, with … Continue reading Dear #JMU21,
Downtown Harrisonburg is one of JMU's greatest assets. If you are the person who has never stepped foot passed SSC or a seasoned Jack Brown's notcher, First Friday's are the place to be the first Friday of the month. Downtown Harrisonburg's First Friday events feature extended store hours and restaurant specials where shoppers and diners … Continue reading First Friday’s!
We all saw it. That cold day in Frisco. JMU dominating Youngstown State and winning the FCS National Championship. A monumental moment for our school. December graduate, JMU wide receiver and punt returner, and FCS Special Teams Player of The Year, Rashard Davis, explains his experience on and off the field with JMU football. DD: What … Continue reading An Inside Look With a National Champion
It's that time of year- award show season! There is no better way to spend a Sunday evening than huddling around a TV and obsessing over dresses, speeches, and performances from the biggest night in Hollywood- The Oscars (Sunday, Feb 26th). The list of nominees came out today including the foot tapping musical, La La … Continue reading Oscar Noms Poll!