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  • PHOTO: Center activities
  • PHOTO:Center activities
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  • PHOTO: Center activities
  • PHOTO: Center activities
  • PHOTO: Center activities
  • PHOTO: Center activities
  • PHOTO: Center activities

As we approach our 10 year anniversary, the Morrison Bruce Center’s Mission, Vision, and Values statements have undergone revisions to more accurately reflect our current programs and initiatives and to better reach our goals for the future.


The MBC is saddened to share news of the loss of two incredible women, Dr. Leotus "Lee" Morrison and Dr. Patricia "Pat" Bruce. These women inspired the founding of the Morrison Bruce Center through their advocacy and promotion of women on many levels. It is with great respect and admiration that we, at the MBC, will do our best to honor their legacies through the continuation of the work they held so dear. Please visit the following links to read more about the accomplishments of these remarkable women.

  • Dr. Lee Morrison
    A memorial service for Dr. Morrison will be held at First Presbyterian Church, Harrisonburg on Thursday, May 21 at 2:00 pm.  
  • Dr. Pat Bruce
    A memorial service for Dr. Bruce will be held at First Presbyterian Church, Harrisonburg on Friday, May 22 at 2:00 pm.

Our Mission

To honor the legacies of Drs. Morrison and Bruce, we are dedicated to enhancing the well-being of girls and women through the promotion of an active and healthy lifestyle.  This endeavor is achieved by engaging students and faculty in impact-driven scholarly pursuits and outreach programming.

Our Vision

All women enjoy, lead, and promote active and healthy lifestyles.

Our Values

  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Excellence
  • Credibility
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Knowledge and Learning
  • Community

Calendar

  • Girls' Golf
    Summer 2015 dates:

    May 23rd (Mulligan’s)
    June 13th (Mulligan’s)
    June 27th (Mulligan’s)
    July 11th (Mulligan’s)
    August 1st (Mulligan’s) – 8:30-10:30am
    August 22nd (Mulligan’s) – 8:30-10:30am
  • All sessions will run from 8:30-11:00am, unless otherwise noted.

    Open to all girls aged 7-17 and girls can register at any time!
  • Healthy Kids
    Mondays 6:15-7:30pm
    February 2nd to April 27th 
  • Contact the Morrison Bruce Center at morrisonbrucecenter@jmu.edu with questions or to register for any of our programs!