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  • May 9: Graduate Commencement Ceremony
  • May 9: University Commencement Ceremony
  • May 10: College Commencement Ceremonies
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Events

  • Apr 25: Logic and Reasoning Institute Colloquium
  • Apr 17: Madison Commemorative Debate and Citizen Forum
  • May 2: Final examinations
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News

Events

  • May 9: Graduate Commencement Ceremony
  • May 9: University Commencement Ceremony
  • May 10: College Commencement Ceremonies
  • More >

News

Events

  • May 9: Graduate Commencement Ceremony
  • May 9: University Commencement Ceremony
  • May 10: College Commencement Ceremonies
  • More >

News

Events

  • May 9: Graduate Commencement Ceremony
  • May 9: University Commencement Ceremony
  • May 10: College Commencement Ceremonies
  • More >

News

Events

  • May 9: Graduate Commencement Ceremony
  • May 9: University Commencement Ceremony
  • May 10: College Commencement Ceremonies
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2013



CoB Stories

Hospitality Management Celebrates Le Gourmet Success

Management

On October 26th, the Hospitality Management program held its 11th annual Le Gourmet event in Washington, DC.
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President and CEO of NCB Chuck Snyder Encourages Active Ethical Reasoning

Chuck Snyder

On Monday, Oct. 28, president and CEO of National Cooperative Bank (NCB) and JMU alumnus Chuck Snyder returned to JMU to speak about his experience working in community-focused social banking.
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Cisco Presents to Pi Sigma Epsilon and Marketing 430 Classes
Over the week of September 23rd, representatives from Cisco delivered a presentation on opportunities available at Cisco for upcoming JMU graduates.


A Contemporary Odysseus: His Journey from Thug to Scholar
"Ask purposeful questions. Why are you doing what you are doing?" For Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management professor Dr. James Williams, life changed when he began asking purposeful questions.


Dr. Susan Kruck Making an Impact as Editor-in-Chief of JISE
Since 2009, Computer Information Systems (CIS) and Business Analytics professor Dr. Susan Kruck has been the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE), a position that has proved to be rewarding.


NENA Federation President Dr. Michael O'Fallon
In July 2013, School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management professor Dr. Michael O'Fallon was named president of the North East North American (NENA) Federation of the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE).


JMU Faculty Embark on a Tour of Local Social Enterprises
Jeff has a wife and several children he wants to provide for, but he is visually impaired and his disability has made it difficult for him to hold down a job for a prolonged period of time.


AITP Student Chapter Wins Outstanding Performance Award for Third Consecutive Year
The Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) student chapter at JMU has done it again. Recently, the National Office of AITP honored the JMU AITP student chapter with the Student Chapter Outstanding Performance Award (SCOPA) for the third year in a row.


Melissa Kniceley on Taking Leaps of Faith
This past summer, senior Melissa Kniceley took a leap of faith—and landed hundreds of miles from home in Boston, Mass.


Scouting Bridges Generational Gaps by Dr. Paul Copley
Every generation of the Copley family born after the founding of Boy Scouts (1910) or Girl Scouts (1912) has been involved in scouting.


Jetsetters Securing MBA Dreams
Imagine enrolling in a MBA program that meets 1,500 miles away from your home. For Russell Keith and Michelle Cantone, this is life in the Information Security MBA program.


JMU CIS Alum Christine Smith Receives Gold Stevie Award
At the recent American Business Awards, JMU Computer Information Systems alum Christine Smith was the recipient of the Gold Stevie Award for the Technical Professional of the Year.


Wall Street success with some alumni networking help
Come to JMU and you're part of the Madison family. Professors invest in your success; alumni mentor and network in your behalf. Read J.P. Kril's story and see how it works.


Who is the JMU entrepreneur?
These entrepreneurs are intense competitors and go after a challenge - and they are JMU students.


Who is the JMU entrepreneur?
These entrepreneurs are intense competitors and go after a challenge - and they are JMU students.


College of Business Leadership Council
College of Business faculty has not been afraid to dream big or put in the extra time and effort to make plans work.


Making a case for alumni involvement
Alumni award winner Mike Thomas ('76, '77M) is convinced that JMU is a special place and that there's power in giving back to Madison.


Reflections on Industrial Design
COB student Sean Williams shares his reflections on his experience in INDU 492 Topics in Industrial Design.


Sports and Rec Management/Kinesiology Offer Adapted Sports Day
Clinics in the adapted sports of power soccer, Paralympic soccer, and Kinball soccer were held during the recent Adapted Sports Day, at University Park.


Professor Neil Marrin: Cue Center Stage
"Life begins at the end of your comfort zone," says Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management Professor Neil Marrin.


Management Department's Mike Yankey Loves His Cars
Mike Yankey, lecturer in the management department, has a passion for vintage cars that goes back to his childhood.


Meet Jamin Engel, 2013 Innovation MBA Graduate
Jamin Engel works as lead pharmacist at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. He recently completed the Innovation MBA program at James Madison University, and was honored by being named Outstanding MBA Student


Spotlight on Laura Stanley
In August, the James Madison University Center for Economic Education says goodbye to Laura E. Stanley, whose career as a honor student at JMU was closely tied to the center.


College of Business Alumnus Challenges Class of 2013
Don Rainey ('82) challenged the College of Business class of 2013 to be brave. The first step is to give back to the university so that others who follow them can continue to be brave.


Employing a competitive edge
It's real world learning at its best. The JMU Capital Markets Lab gives students access to real-time Wall Street financial data and information technology.


Jumping off a cliff
Want to be a successful entrepreneur? Students in Bill Wales' class get to unleash their creativity, start ventures, solve problems and learn from failure. The result? Students have created thriving ventures that prosper long past the end of the course...


COB 300
In one semester JMU's COB 300 12-credit interdisciplinary class requires student teams to build a business from the ground up. Alumni say the course provided them with the skills to succeed in the real world.


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