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Dr. Mary Slade Professor, College of Education
Three months after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast in August 2005, Dr. Mary Slade volunteered to lead a group of JMU students on a relief trip to the area. And, they're still going. Read more >
Change the world
Of the more than 300 homeless citizens residing in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, an estimated 47 percent are children — a problem that begs for solution. JMU applies an innovative approach to the solution.
When the proverbial smoke has cleared from a natural disaster, Jonathan McNamara's (’05) job with the American Red Cross is only beginning.
Back for the future
JMU education students are taking a community-building approach to providing sustained relief efforts in Welch, W.Va.
Disaster and rebirth
JMU alumna Gladys Kemp Lisanby ('49) rallies women artists of the Gulf Coast in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath to make a positive out of the negative.
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