Name of Engagement

JMU Ranks Among Best Colleges for Student Voting in Washington Monthly

Description

Washington Monthly released its 2019 College Rankings, in which James Madison University was at the top of the list. JMU is among the Best 80 Colleges for Student Voting.

James Madison University has made civic engagement an institutional priority, which advances the legacy of James Madison, known to be the Father of the Constitution.

JMUs Center for Civic Engagement supports Dukes Vote, a student-led initiative to provide opportunities to educate and prepare students for an active and informed role in democracy.

“We are honored to be recognized for student voting, as it continues to emphasize our work here at JMU,” explained Abe Goldberg, executive director of the James Madison Center for Civic Engagement. “Voting in elections can be a front door to deeper democratic engagement, and our students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to address public issues that concern them most.”

In addition, JMU was listed as being No. 8 in the southeast region for the Best Bang for the Buck by Washington Monthly.

From: https://www.jmu.edu/news/2019/09/11-student-voting-ranking.shtml

Web Presence

https://www.jmu.edu/news/2019/09/11-student-voting-ranking.shtml

Involvement

Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Students

Scope

JMU Campus Scope

Frequency

One Time Only

Existing Center/Institute/Program

yes

Engagement Attributes

Engagement Award

Type of Partner

Other

Begin Date

9-11-2019

Areas of Engagement

Civic Engagement

Format

Award

On/Off campus

On campus

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