Check out some of the students behind the scenes of the Fall Dance Show!
TOTS Ice Cream specializes in homemade ice cream made with high quality, locally-sourced ingredients. Located in Penn Laird, VA, the shop was created by a family to honor their late father.
The City of Harrisonburg honored Americans who have served in the US military with a parade. Members of the community gathered alongside downtown Main St to watch the patriotic-themed floats pass by and to honor American veterans.
Shopping second-hand has become increasingly popular at JMU. With over 10 thrift stores in Harrisonburg, students have many options for snagging some great finds. Check out a few of the shops around Harrisonburg to get some inspiration for your next thrift trip.
Donald Trump won the 2016 election but the Democrats want to take back the presidency. Students expressed their views about the upcoming 2020 election and discussed the chances of Democrats winning the presidential race against Trump.
Local vendors gathered at the Rockingham County Fair to show off and sell their collections of minerals, gems, and fossils. This was the 17th annual Valley Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show and it was hosted by Horizon Gifts.
The JMU School of Art, Design and Art History Faculty Exhibition features art and scholarly work by JMU faculty members. The students created pieces with mediums ranging from painting to architectural design.
Women may be a minority in STEM fields but the Women in Technology Club at JMU helps female students in technology-based majors connect. The club hosted DIGITAL, an event where they invited girls from the Harrisonburg community to learn computer science.
A Gen Ed sociology class inspired Megan Bennett to change her major. Bennett talks about how she discovered her love for sociology and why she decided to start studying it.
Fraternity and Sorority Life hosted Trick or Treat on the Row where each chapter invited children from the Harrisonburg community to participate in Halloween festivities on JMU's campus.
Dukes of all ages participated in exciting Homecoming festivities last weekend. Families gathered on the Quad for Quadfest on Friday before tailgating on Saturday before the big JMU v Towson football game.
In the week leading up to Homecoming, JMU students, faculty/staff and alumni participated in fun team-based challenges and competed to avoid elimination in The Challenge.
Steven Faught, owner of Shenandoah Automotive, offers free oil changes for people affected by breast cancer for the month of October. He also started raising money for people with breast cancer by raffling off community donated items.
President of PlayMU, a video game organization, talks about his involvement with a livestream fundraiser that raises money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
Students from the Harrisonburg community gathered in ISAT to participate in a coding event called Game Jam. They learned about computer science concepts by conceptualizing and programming their own video games.
Dance for Parkinson's is a program that started at JMU on September 28th. JMU's Theatre and Dance, the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the School of Music host the classes where participants learn movements that help relieve Parkinson's disease symptoms.