Name of Engagement

Honors Courses with community based projects

Contact Information

Honors College

Contact Details

honors@jmu.edu

Description

Honors courses with community based projects: Amelia Underwood’s Leadership II Area of Emphasis Honors class completed a stellar Oral History Project for the Army Women’s Museum at Fort Lee. Walt Ghant’s Service & Civic Engagement II Area of Emphasis course (HON 352) focused on elements of community engagement with ~15 different community partners in the Harrisonburg area. Cindy Klevickis’ Service and Civic Engagement I Area of Emphasis course placed 13 honors students at 6 community partners in the Harrisonburg area. President Jon Alger and Dr. Brian Charette’s Leadership Course (HON 321) includes a community service component.

Involvement

Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

Hburg/Local/VA

Date

Academic Year AY '15-'16

Frequency

Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Class/Coursework

On/Off campus

Off campus

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