Have you ever heard of StrengthsFinder? Last Friday, the Daily Duke had the opportunity to take the StrengthsFinder personality assessment, participate in a workshop with Dux Leadership Center, and discover our strengths as both individuals and as a team! Before I discuss what the StrengthsFinder assessment is, I wanted to share the various resources the Dux … Continue reading StrengthsFinder with Dux Center
Digicomm is a small team of WRTC, SCOM, and SMAD majors aiming to help JMU students become the best content creators possible!
Hello, future Dukes! Looking back on my senior year in high school, I still vividly remember the stressful days of preparing to embark on my journey at JMU. My mom and I began a "college" pile of belongings for my dorm room that eventually consumed our entire guest room. Moving into a dorm, beginning college … Continue reading 5 Tips for #JMU22
Are you looking to learn the fundamentals of how to organize and operate a business? Interested in learning about how Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg started their own business and how you can too? JMU is introducing an Entrepreneurship Minor for non-COB students. Admission to the minor is competitive and limited to 30 students. … Continue reading JMU’s New Entrepreneurship Minor!
The time for registration is quickly approaching and many Dukes are asking, "What classes should I take?" First and foremost, you should ensure that you are meeting all the requirements for your major and degree, then you can worry about what electives to take. While colleges across campus offer a variety of elective choices, I've … Continue reading The Best Electives to Take at JMU
Over spring break, I went on a 'study abroad' trip to New York City. It's my favorite place in the world and I was very excited to visit the Big Apple again. The trip is run by Dr. Sarah Brooks, who is a true angel on earth. It's an incredible experience, but considering the fact … Continue reading Spring Break in NYC
Co-written by: Michelle Mullins There are often limits to what one's peers and professional network can offer. Mentors can serve as a third-party resource to help their mentees navigate their professional journey. Mentors can instill confidence in their mentees, and provide them with access to opportunities that would unavailable otherwise. While many individuals have had a mentor … Continue reading The Value of Mentorships
You’ve probably been told that journaling is a good habit to get into when you’re in college. These are the years you’ll look back on and wonder, “What was I thinking? What was I feeling when this happened?” So if you're wondering, yes, journaling is something you should definitely consider picking up. According to the … Continue reading Do You Journal?
As spring break came to a close last week, the end of the semester is now in plain sight. This portion of the semester often brings high levels of stress, an increased intake of caffeine, final presentations, job interviews, and of course the oh-so-dreaded final exams. It's easy to feel consumed by all of the … Continue reading Inspirational Quotes
Spring break is over, so back to our daily routines we go. Going back to class after a much needed mid-semester break can be hard, and finding the motivation to finish the semester strong can be even harder. Here are some tips to get motivated so you can thrive the rest of the school year! … Continue reading Tips to Stay Motivated After Spring Break