President’s Day!

Today is President’s Day! A time to look back on our nation’s history and the men who helped shape it. The holiday itself was actually established way back in 1855 in recognition of George Washington. The federal government still refers to it as “Washington’s Birthday” even though Washington was born two days later on the … More President’s Day!

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”

Coffee Dictionary

Coffee, coffee, coffee! It seems to be all the rage (and the addiction) for many of us at JMU. However there are still some of us, including myself, who aren’t into the caffeine craze (yet..). For newcomers to the coffee scene, where do we even begin? What’s the difference between a cappuccino and macchiato? Mocha … More Coffee Dictionary

CollegeLife App

JMU has so many apps that help students function in and around campus. iMadison was an app that was focused around JMU and kept parking services updated and had hours for dining halls. iMadison was cocreated by Brian Chambers, a JMU alum, and a few of his friends and his brother. More recently, Chambers cofounded … More CollegeLife App