Alumni Feature- Eric Wagner (’12) | DETOURS ON LIFE’S ROAD

Detours On Life’s Road R.E. Wagner I once read a few lines from writer Matthew E. Fryer who wrote that, “With every ending, a new beginning is defined.” It’s a quote that I’ve found pretty applicable to my life since graduating from James Madison back in 2012. Because if there’s one thing I’ve learned since… Read More Alumni Feature- Eric Wagner (’12) | DETOURS ON LIFE’S ROAD

Alumni Feature- Dina Manco (’16) | FINDING OPPORTUNITY ON A PATH LESS TRAVELED

1,875 hours of service, 273 days and four disasters later– it feels like I’ve done it all. But at the same time, it feels as though my path to being an engaged citizen has just begun. Upon graduation from JMU, I decided to serve with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps as a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)… Read More Alumni Feature- Dina Manco (’16) | FINDING OPPORTUNITY ON A PATH LESS TRAVELED

ALUMNI WEBINAR- Peg Helminski (’79M) | Reinvent Yourself

  Peg Helminski (’79M) Life and Career Coach at Coach My Growth, LLC  Reinvent Yourself! Thursday, June 15th 2:00p.m.-3:00p.m. (EST) In previous  generations, people prepared for a single career.  They expected to follow a fairly predictable trajectory such as junior accountant to accountant to senior accountant to partner or to remain in the same job… Read More ALUMNI WEBINAR- Peg Helminski (’79M) | Reinvent Yourself

Alumni Feature- Denedriane Dean (’92) | HOW A MATH AND SCIENCE GIRL AT JMU BECAME A SUCCESSFUL BLOGGER

As I sip my iced tea and finish up another post for RefreshingTalk.com, the blog that I created in 2010, I can’t help but think about the steps that got me here. I arrived on the campus of James Madison University as a freshman in the fall of 1987. I didn’t really know what I… Read More Alumni Feature- Denedriane Dean (’92) | HOW A MATH AND SCIENCE GIRL AT JMU BECAME A SUCCESSFUL BLOGGER

Alumni Feature- Nicole Martorana (’07) | EMBRACING CHANGE AND UNCERTAINTY

Embracing Change and Uncertainty By Nicole Martorana (‘07) Growing up, I imagined that my future career would just magically materialize, fully-formed and with a corner office and power pantsuit. As a SMAD student at JMU, my imaginings became more focused: attend a master’s program in film directing and pursue work on an independent film set… Read More Alumni Feature- Nicole Martorana (’07) | EMBRACING CHANGE AND UNCERTAINTY