Interviews with Past and Present Dukes

While JMU has undergone some pretty major changes since its 1908 inception, I believe the spirit of Madison has remained largely the same. I interviewed an alumna from the class of 1988 as well as a current student from the class of 2019 to see how their experiences at JMU differed, and what common themes … Continue reading Interviews with Past and Present Dukes

JMU: Then and Now

Whether it was Madison College or James Madison University when they attended, many alumni and current students alike agree that Madison gave them an experience unlike any other. In honor of Homecoming, here's a post dedicated to all the ways JMU has evolved throughout the years. No matter your class year, we hope JMU still … Continue reading JMU: Then and Now

Weekend Watch: The Skeleton Festival

Don't miss out on the biggest thing to happen in Harrisonburg since College GameDay. The Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance will be hosting their annual Skeleton Festival, Tomorrow, October 21st, from 4-8 pm inside the Turner Pavilion. We went ahead and included a brief preview of what to know about the event. 4-6 PM: Trick-or-Treating & Good Eating If … Continue reading Weekend Watch: The Skeleton Festival

Notable JMU Alumni

Jim Acosta ('93), CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta graduated cum laude from JMU in 1993 with a bachelor's degree in mass communications (now SMAD) and a minor in political science. Recently, Acosta accepted JMU's "Distinguished Alumni" Award. Acosta is known for his coverage of President Trump's presidential news conferences. Personally, as an incoming … Continue reading Notable JMU Alumni