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Jamie-Lynne Joyce

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The Votes are in: Meet SGA's new Exec Board!


Congratulations are in order for the 2012-2013 Student Government Association (SGA) Executive board! The board prepared for their first Exec meeting of the year on Sunday night in Carrier Library.

Left to Right: Treasurer Jake Jedlicka, President Matt Klein, Vice President Alicia Pettis, and the Student Representative for the Board of Visitors, Jacob Mosser.

Carrie Kutner Field Day


Join JMU’s Student Ambassadors for their annual Carrie Kutner Field Day Tournament on March 24th on the UREC Turf from 11am to 3pm. Carrie Kutner was a JMU Student Ambassador in 1994-1995 until she tragically lost her battle with cancer. In her honor, get eight of your friends together and reminisce the days of elementary school by playing games such as an egg spoon race, a water balloon toss, and everyone’s favorite game: Ships and Sailors. Proceeds benefit the Carrie Kutner Scholarship. For more information, check out the Facebook event! 

Madison Forever 5k


JMU’s Co-Ed Community Service Fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega, is working to raise money for the Madison Forever Fund. Madison Forever Fund developed after Madison For Keeps dissolved, primarily to help pay tuition for students who suddenly cannot afford it. Come participate in the 5k run on March 25th at 10am beginning on the Festival lawn to help every Duke stay a Duke! Check out the Facebookevent for more information!

Sing Your Heart Out: The Best of Open Mic!


On February 23, "Mad 4 U "held their monthly Live at the Festival Drum concert series, celebrating the best performances from Open Mic Night. First year student, Ricky Webster performed alongside six other students. 



All Day – Monday, February 20th, 2012 – James Madison University Campus

Get ready for CHOICES! Every year JMU holds CHOICES for the newly admitted first years and their parents to help them decide to come to our school. This year, about 5,000 people will head to our campus on Monday, February 20th to explore the place we call home. Be prepared for a busy, tour-filled day and make sure you make these visitors feel welcomed, collegiettes! Go Dukes!! 



Monday, February 20th, 2012 – Sunday, February 25th 2012 – James Madison University Campus

Join one of JMU’s sororities, Alpha Phi, in their annual heart health awareness week, APHIASCO. This week will be devoted to raising money for heart health awareness and research, filled with different fundraising events throughout Harrisonburg. Come into Sweet Bee on Tuesday, February 21st or Chili’s on February 22nd to donate a portion of your meal cost to APHIASCO. For more information about all the events, check out APHIASCO on Facebook!

Someone Like Big Creek Revival


JMU's own "Big Creek Revival" performed an amazing cover of Adele's "Someone Like You" in the Festival Drum on Thursday, January 26th!

A "Winter Wonderland!"


Low Key performed their final Fall concert called "Winter Wonderland" on Friday in Memorial Hall (ugly sweaters in tow) for a study break before finals week!  Seen here: the group's 'awkward family photo!'

Fall Has Hit The 'Burg!


Hess Corn Maze


Every weekend in October - November 5th and 6th, 2011.
10am-6pm on Saturdays, 12pm-6pm on Sundays

Head to the Hess Corn Maze for fun in the Shenandoah Valley during the fall season! Tons of fall activities are available throughout the month of October.  One that should not be missed is the Punkin’ Smashin’ Weekend. Bring your old jack-o-lantern and... destroy it! It is loads of fun and definitely makes use of old pumpkins.  This weekend is also the last time to see the harvest for the entire year! Visit the website for more information!