Name of Engagement

The Graduate School builds program with Blue Ridge Community College

Contact Information

The Graduate School

Contact Details

grad@jmu.edu

Description

The Graduate School initiated conversations with Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) to build a program that provides professional development training for graduate students interested in the community college professoriate as a possible career path. Graduate programs interested in building this partnership include Strategic Leadership Studies, Communication Studies, English, History, and Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication. The program would include one year (or semester for doctoral students) of professional development on community college systems and teaching, mentoring relationships with community college faculty, and the opportunity to teach in a part-time capacity at BRCC.

Involvement

Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

Hburg/Local/VA

Frequency

Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)

Community Partner Name

Blue Ridge Community College

Areas of Engagement

Engaged Learning

Format

Program

On/Off campus

Off campus

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