Members of the Harrisonburg community gathered for a community prayer and silent march on Monday, June 1, 2020 to support African-Americans, like George Floyd and many others, and other people of color being affected by police violence and oppression in the United States.
Due to COVID-19, the 2020 graduation ceremonies have been postponed until August 7-8. JMU drove a caravan through Harrisonburg to honor the graduates led by Dr. Tim Miller and President Alger.
Harrisonburg's bi-weekly farmer's market continues despite cases of COVID-19 in Harrisonburg. The market set up tape surrounding market and only allowed entrance through one opening. Josie Showalter, the Market Manager, made sure only 10 people were inside at a time.
On March 7th, Harrisonburg celebrates International Women's Day by marching from City Hall to Court Square for speeches by women city leaders. They used this time to value all women and their families from diverse backgrounds.
New Creation is a local non-profit that aims to creatively prevent human trafficking through education and charity. JMU Fraternity & Sorority Life hosted an information session where students learned how they could help sexual assault survivors and counteract human trafficking.
Photos from the last few home basketball games. The games covered in this gallery are the women's basketball game on February 14th, and the men's basketball games on February 15th, 20th and 22nd.
JMU Career and Academic Planning and many other campus organizations teamed up to create the Career Closet, an event where JMU students could pick out a professional outfit for free. Members of the community donated gently used attire to help students be properly dressed for professional endeavors.
JMU's creative writing club, Word is Born Writers' Society hosted their fourth annual Love Me, Love Me Not poetry event just in time for Valentine's Day. Club members stood on stage to recite their writing that featured themes of love, loss, and lots more.
Junior Political Science and Communications major, Anna Connole wants to make sure that students' voices are heard. She talks about her involvement with the team at the James Madison Center for Civic Engagement. The organization's mission is to ensure the representation of JMU students in th…