Editor’s Picks

  • Morgan's Message garden Alumni couple carries on daughter’s legacy

    After their daughter took her life in 2019, Kurt ('89) and Dona ('88) Rodgers launched Morgan's Message to encourage student-athletes to talk about their well-being.

  • culture-of-kindness-main A culture of kindness

    Every day, JMU students and employees practice a longstanding tradition of kindness — even toward strangers.

  • UREC's Mentorship Through Exercise When fitness comes full circle

    UREC’s Mentorship Through Exercise focuses on all dimensions of wellness.

  • Lauren-Alleyne-Honeyfish A flowering seed from the West Indies

    An award-winning poet, scholar and professor of English, Lauren K. Alleyne will assume leadership of JMU's Furious Flower Poetry Center this summer.

  • Chanda McGuffin A Call to Rise A call to RISE

    Waynesboro activist raises awareness of issues impacting the Black community.

  • The Fallon family Carrying on his legacy

    Named after the late Rodney James Fallon, The Fallon Challenge awards scholarships to student entrepreneurs for their values-based business ideas.

  • Nkosi Davis at Hearts of Empowerment Empowering from the heart

    Nkosi Davis (’18) leverages partnerships for reciprocal successes.

  • James Gordon Making magic

    Elementary school principal James Gordon III (’03) was recently recognized as one of 50 Disney Magic Makers across the country.

  • Leah Evert beats the odds Beating the odds

    After being diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, Leah Evert ('03) took matters into her hands.

  • Adam Monroe ASB teaching Meet the alumnus behind JMU’s newest ASB program

    Adam Monroe ('03) led a group of student volunteers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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