JMU in the Community

Thanks for giving

by Jan Gillis ('07)

Photo of JMU alumni Joe and Debbie Showker

Joe (’79) and Debbie (’78) Showker

Being the Change

Generosity is the key to creating positive change. And when the good will of philanthropists intersects with the enormous changes that education can wrought, wonderful things happen. Philanthropists like JMU alumni Joe (’79) and Debbie (’78) Showker provide a powerful example. They invest in lives with their sustained philanthropy — and those lives can touch the ends of the earth. Read “Dollars and change” at

Published: Monday, November 23, 2015

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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