Name of Engagement

Madison Community Scholars in '15-'16

Contact Information

Community Service-Learning

Contact Details

csl@jmu.edu

Description

The Madison Community Scholars completed its first pilot year with two students. Thomas Family Community Scholarship was developed and funded this year. David (’93) and Becky Smith (’93) Thomas funded two $2,500 yearly scholarships for two students to work directly with a community agency to benefit both the students civic development and the agencies mission and services. Daisy Hancock Byrd (’80) and Thomas Byrd, gave additional funding for five scholarships for 2016-17 and eight scholarships after that.

Involvement

Involves Students, Involves Staff, Involves Alums

Scope

JMU Only

Date

Academic Year AY '15-'16

Frequency

Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement

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