JMU's Harrison Hall on the Quad

Building Bridges, One Partnership at a Time

Students and faculty in The School of Communication Studies (SCOM), The School of Media Arts and Design (SMAD), and the School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication (WRTC) are committed to making an impact on our local and global communities. We accomplish this by partnering with local, national, and international organizations on a wide variety of projects. Whether it's faculty sharing their expertise, students serving the needs of partner organizations, or students and faculty partnering with orgnizations to conduct original research--we're always seeking opportunities for partnerships that make an impact--on communities and students.

Whether it's students or faculty, we bring expertise in areas of:


Interactive Design


Public Speaking

Cultural Communication

Creative Advertising

Organizational Communication

Digital Video and Cinema

Public Relations

Interpersonal Communication

Scientific Communication

Rhetoric and Writing

Technical Communication

We've created this page in collaboration with the Community Engagement & Volunteer Center to help you find partnerships that serve your organization and offer you the opportunity to help shape tomorrows leaders.  If you can't find what you need, please contact us.  We can help you discern what other options might be possible.

Not sure where to start?  Find an overview of student opportunities here.

Don't have time for this website?

Would you rather just talk to a person and tell them what you need?

Still haven't found what you need? Consider reaching out to Jenna Piersol in the Community Engagement & Volunteer Center to learn about opportunities across the university.  

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