We created a poll for a new blog name and now our name is Harrison Connect. Thank you for all of you who voted.
Like our new name, we will do our best to connect people around SCOM by creating fun stories about them or about us.
Right before the homecoming weekend, we added a special story about one of beloved JMU Debate team members, Mark Waugh.
Mark’s family, Professor Mike Davis, and the University founded a memorial fund for Mark. Here is a link to donate.
The JMU Speech Team returned from their largest tournament this semester with impressive accomplishments. The team finished 14 out of over 40 schools and over 400 competitors, including 16 of the Top Twenty teams from last year’s National Individual Events Tournament. The individual results are as follows:
Jessie Burr (JR, SMAD/ENG) Semi-finalist in Impromptu Speaking–Top 12 out of 126 Speakers
Zach Healy (SR, SMAD/SCOM) 4th Informative Speaking–out of 87 Speakers
Nathan Selove (FR, SCOM/THEA) Novice Prose Semi-Finalist–Top 12 out of 52 Speakers and Novice After Dinner Speaking CHAMPION
Alumni Award Nomination
The deadline to apply for the Alumni Award is February 15th, for all you amazing alumni you will not want to miss this deadline!
The award is given annually to an alum who manifests the following criteria:
a. Outstanding contributions to the discipline/profession
b. Outstanding service to the department, university, community, region, nation
c. SCOM major, minor, co-curricular and extracurricular programs alumni are eligible
You can nominate yourself, too!!
The award is presented at the year-end SCOM Celebration event in the Spring semester. More information on the award and the procedure/deadlines for submitting a nomination packet can be found by clicking on this link.
Now, it is already one month away from the end of the semester. Let’s finish this semester strong!!