Alumni Highlight: “The President’s Own”

After graduating from James Madison University in 1991, Master Sergeant Mark Thiele’s music career has spanned over decades. Having studied under James Madison University music professor, Kevin Stees, Master Sgt. Thiele expanded his career by playing in Walt Disney World’s “The Tubafours” for two years. He has since gone on to play in five presidential inaugurations … More Alumni Highlight: “The President’s Own”

Assessment Day: SparkNotes Version

*The information below has been taken directly from James Madison University Center for Assessment and Research Studies website ( This is a reiteration of that information for the purpose of raising awareness. For more information, please visit the Assessment and Research Studies website. This year, Assessment Day is on Tuesday, February 7th, and just about everyone … More Assessment Day: SparkNotes Version

JMU Theatre Department Wins Big!

Over winter break while JMU football was out in Texas scoring a national championship, the JMU Theatre Department was winning big in New Jersey!  January 3rd-7th, students competed in multiple areas at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). Students competed in the categories of: Acting Musical Theatre Playwriting Dramaturgy Critical Response Scenic Design Sound Design … More JMU Theatre Department Wins Big!