Weekly update: End of March, Start to Spring

SCOM students and faculty welcomes the new season with a couple of exciting news:

Alumni Day Event

Alumni Day flyer


The picnic will consist of food, bean bag toss and music!

This will be a great opportunity for students, faculty and alumni to mingle and get to know each other.

There will also be an awards ceremony recognizing SCOM students in each concentration.

Please stay on the look out for more information to come as the date arrives! 

JMU PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America)


PRSSA JMU Chapter will make their DC agency visit next week. Members will have the opportunity to learn more about the PR profession as well as some of the top PR agencies.


We wish you safe travels!


Debate Team


Did you miss a good news right before the spring break? The JMU Debate Team has qualified two teams for the National Debate Tournament (NDT).
(Debate Team)

The teams of Jacob Bosley (’15) and Elyssa Miller (’15) and Ellen Miller (’16) and Nicholas Lepp (’16) both placed high enough at the District Qualification Tournament at the University of Mary Washington this past weekend to qualify.


For more information on this accomplishment please see this post,

Congratulations once again!!

2014 SCOM Faculty Research Symposium 

SCOM Faculty presented their research this past Wednesday for the 2014 SCOM Faculty Research Symposium. Dr. Brigham, Dr. Bodkin, Dr. Mazzarella, and Dr. Opt presented their research papers.

Research Symposium 1

Facebook Page COMING SOON!!


Please be on the lookout next week as we will be launching our JMU SCOM Facebook page!
We are excited to start this new journey and we hope you will come along with us!



Please let us know if you have any news to share with us. You can contact Dr. Isaac Woo (woocw@jmu.edu),  Karen Kim (kim2yj@dukes.jmu.edu) or Colby Boone (booneck@dukes.jmu.edu) for a blog story idea.