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IIHHS engages students in career preparation by promoting scholarship, providing interprofessional learning experiences, and connecting our campus with communities through innovative programs that advance quality of life.

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The Gus Bus

At the end of the rainbow is the Reading Road Show Gus Bus

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Youth Igniting Change

Youth Igniting Change: Breaking Gender Stereotypes. Office on Children and Youth's Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Youth Camp

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Healthy Families Programs Complete Self Study

Page and Shenandoah Counties Healthy Families programs received full approval for national re-accreditation.

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Youth and Parent Summit

Youth with disabilities from across the Commonwealth meet to network and discuss issues of importance to youth and young adults with disabilities.

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Going to Medical School

Left to right: Selamawi ("Selam") Tilahun, Linsey Clarke, Afia Ukor, Michelle Amaya, Kim Okafor

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Early Childhood Workshop

Dr Cheryl Thompson-Stacy, President of Lord Fairfax Community College and a member of the Council for Children's Success met with the Early Childhood Workgroup to discuss early childhood education issues in our region.

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Gus Bus Summer Family Literacy Nights

Families had fun reading the Lorax and making Lorax mustaches

 

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IHHS: A Hub for Faculty Collaboration
08/19/2016
VIDEO: The Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services at James Madison University acts as a hub for collaboration, bringing together faculty from different areas and disciplines. IIHHS connects JMU faculty and students with community members...

Gus Bus and Migrant Education Host Summer Camps
08/17/2016
Kids playing with dirt, worms and play dough. What could be more fun? Those are a few of the activities elementary school children enjoyed during summer camps hosted by the Reading Road Show Gus Bus Program in collaboration with Migrant Education.

IIHHS Receives Mixed Delivery Preschool Grant
08/17/2016
Governor McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF), in consultation with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), will award five grants to local communities that have proposed innovative approaches to ensure all...

IIHHS in the Community: JMU's Mission in Action
07/07/2016
The Institute for Innovation in Health & Human Services (IIHHS) serves as an interface between James Madison University and the local community. Watch our new video.

I'm Determined Camp
07/07/2016
For two days in June, 133 young people with disabilities from all parts of Virginia gathered to network and discuss issues important to them at the 10th annual Youth and Parent Summit on the east campus at JMU.

Migrant Education Camp
07/07/2016
In June, 25 Harrisonburg & Rockingham County middle school students in the Shenandoah Valley Migrant Education Program (SVMEP) and Future Forward explored the theme of STEAM - science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics - at camp.

Mission

The Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services (IIHHS) engages students in career preparation by promoting scholarship, providing interprofessional learning experiences, and connecting our campus with communities through innovative programs that advance the quality of life.

Vision

We will be a nationally recognized model for university, student and community engagement dedicated to improving the human condition.