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PHOTO: John Harper

Education from Experience: Social Work in the Classroom

May 9, 2014

After graduating with a degree in Social Work, John Harper will be teaching underprivileged and underserved youth in Alabama through Teach for America.

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College of Health and Behavioral Studies Outstanding Graduates

May 6, 2014

Congratulations and best wishes to all our graduates!

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A Well-Rounded Degree

May 6, 2014

As the Department of Nursing says goodbye to their first graduating cohort from the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) program, they are also looking towards the future of this dynamic and well-rounded degree.

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Psych Professor Wins Diversity Award

May 2, 2014

JMU professor Dr. Matthew Lee was recognized for his achievements by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Magazine, as an Emerging Scholar.

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Professor B.J. Bryson Wins the Diversity Enhancement Award

April 30, 2014

In April 2014, Dr. B.J. Bryson, social work professor, won the Diversity Enhancement Award for her contributions to JMU and the community.

Brandon Gallo had only two months to prepare for his trip to Nicaragua.  Equipped with a passport, and knowledge gained from his health sciences classes, he was ready to embark on a trip of a lifetime.

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