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JMU Awarded Bronze Seal

from the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for having a student voting rate above 50%. Read more...

JMU Nursing and Social Work Recognized

The departments were selected by AAC&U for their model of integrating civic responsibility by design into the majors. Read more...

JMU Receives the Campus Compact Campus in Action Badge

Congratulations to all who contributed to the JMU Civic Action Plan! Visit Campus Compact for more information on action statements and action plans.

JMU Receives the AASCU Excellence and Innovation Award for Civic Learning and Community Engagement

The James Madison Civic Engagement Initiative was selected by the AASCU Awards Committee as an exemplary initiative that can serve as a model... Read more...

James Madison Center for Civic Engagement

Abe Goldberg has started at JMU as the Executive Director of the James Madison Center for Civic Engagement. Read more...

Campus Compact Chapter for Virginia to be Housed at JMU

Rollin Johnson has accepted the post as the director of the new Campus Compact chapter for Virginia, which will be housed at JMU. Read more...

Governor’s Task Force on Millennial Civic Engagement

JMU President Jon Alger and Student Government Association President Jewel Hurt will both be representing JMU as members of the Task Force. Read more...

JMU Faculty Guest Post for ADP

Read Meg Mulrooney's post, Campus Spotlight: Liberty and Learning at JMU for AASCU's American Democracy Project.

Engagement Advisory Group Annual Report

This summary report presents the EAG’s key accomplishments for the 2016-2017 year and lays out some of the important objectives for 2017-2018. View the report.

JMU Included in Model for Service Programs

A nationwide program to encourage service years at nonprofits as an alternative to military service should use Virginia as a model, writes the Indiana-based Lumina Foundation.

JMU Designated Voter Friendly Campus

JMU is part of a select group of campuses from around the country that participated in the inaugural class and received the designation. Read more...

JMU Top Volunteer Producer for Peace Corps’ 

James Madison University ranked No. 17 among large schools on the agency’s 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Read more...

JMU School of Nursing Engagement Highlights

The School of Nursing highlights engagement while recruiting. Watch the video here.

On Being an Engaged and Enlightened Citizen

How do we make sure our college graduates are engaged and enlightened citizens? Listen in as President Alger discusses JMU's approach.

JMU Student Awarded Civic Fellowship

JMU Junior, Margaret “Magi” Linscott, was recognized as one of the 2017 Newman Civic Fellowship winners for her advocacy work on campus. Read more...

JMU in the News

JMU Faculty, Staff, Students and Alumns are regularly in the news. Explore articles here.

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