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Celebrate giving

As local members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals celebrate philanthropy, the JMU community thanks friends who have made a difference.

Photo of Charles and Carolyn Wynes

Leaving his mark

Charles Wynes often said he owed Madison a great deal. He found a way to make education accessible to future students.

Forbes with President Alger

Investment in the arts

Bruce and Lois Forbes gave aspiring performers a place to thrive and gave the community a world-class performance venue.

Photo of Russ Warren

Russ Warren was here

Russell Warren wanted to make a lasting difference. His legacy includes a scholarship gift for students of JMU's Honors Program.


Filling a need

Serving on the front lines of education, David and Jennifer Campfield decided to find a way to help students succeed, today and in the future.

Michelle Amaya, Melinda Adams and Carly Starke

Realizing dreams

Honors Advisory Council members established the Hillcrest Scholarships so that engaged students could pursue their passions out in the real world.


A maverick solution

Alumni duo Don Rainey and Wayne Jackson endowed the Business Plan Competition to provide students with a taste for achievement and jump-start their careers.

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