Why JMU Honors?


  • Nov 16 bonded-gurniak-234171-1005.jpg A bonding experience

    JMU senior and Honors student Matthew Gurniak combined his love for chemistry and theater to create a musical Read More >

  • Nov 2 Lizzie Brannon A call to personal and global transformation

    Honors Council President Lizzie Brannon ('17) accepts challenges and develops real-world strengths through international study Read More >

  • Aug 17 233861-Mary-Hawkins-Viewbook-Portraits-1016-thumb.jpg Educator

    Mary Margaret Hawkins has solidified her calling to teach with a study abroad experience in the Dominican Republic Read More >

  • Aug 17 233651-Claire-Elverum-Viewbook-Photos-1015-thumb.jpg Academic

    From Honors courses to a scholarship that funded her project in Tanzania, international affairs major Claire Elverum means it when she says, 'It"s impossible not to find your spot here.' Read More >

  • Jul 20 Honors College Logo Thumb Honors College approved for JMU

    JMU's Honors Program became an Honors College after approval by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Read More >



  • Dec 1: DEADLINE: Honors Capstone Final Project for Dec. 2016 Grads
  • Dec 1: DEADLINE: Capstone Project Application and Proposal
  • Dec 2: Senior Symposium-All Welcome to Attend
  • Dec 5: Madtalk: Why I Donated My Kidney to a Stranger
  • Dec 7: Early action deadline to apply to Track II Honors
  • Dec 16: Honors College Reception and Medallion Ceremony
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Mad Talks
Honors Abroad
Summer Honors Institute

Honors seminar "The Future of Work" developing their final group project.

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