It’s Kelly’s birthday!! To celebrate, we thought we’d show this video made last fall when she was a junior. Last spring, Kelly enrolled in AP Biology and worked in a university biology lab with Dr. Morgan Steffen, an Assistant Professor of James Madison University’s Department of Biology. Now that Kelly’s a senior, she’s looking into college programs that will help her achieve her dreams of studying psychology and traveling the world. Continue reading
Ninoska aced her sophomore year in high school! We love how she just beams when talking about going to college and studying design. Watch her video and continue to read more. Continue reading
Here is some of Shaun’s work on immigrant stories in the Shenandoah Valley: http://www.vaisp.com
Professor Shaun Wright of JMU’s School of Media Arts and Design (SMAD) has his college students create a documentary about SV-SLI students and immigration in the Shenandoah Valley. Watch this video of some of his work, and continue to read more. Continue reading
For the third consecutive year, SV-SLI high school scholars and mentors cleaned up a trailed nature area at Thomas Harrison Middle School as a service project for JMU’s Big Event. The day was spent clearing brush, and planting trees and shrubs donated by Rodamer’s Landscaping of Harrisonburg. With help from a team of JMU’s Dingledine Scholars (D-Unit!), the clean up project only took about 3 hours.
Laura Patrick is a JMU student and college mentor for Kenia, and SV-SLI Scholar at Harrisonburg High School. Read more about Laura and her relationship with Kenia. Continue reading