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  • December 8-12
    Final examinations
  • December 13
    Commencement begins at 10 a.m. in the Convocation Center.
  • January 12
    Classes meet as scheduled
  • January 19
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
    Classes do not meet.
  • March 9-13
    Spring Break.
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PHOTO: Tom KusterDirector of Sports Medicine Receives National Service Award

November 25, 2014

Tom Kuster, Director of JMU Sports Medicine, recently received the Service Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.

PHOTO: Class of 2016Congratulations to the Class of 2014 and 2016

October 7, 2014

On behalf of the graduating class of 2014, congratulations are once again in order as they had a 100% first-time pass rate on their Board of Certification Exam. The faculty and staff commend them on their hard work and success.

PHOTO: Ireland

Athletic Training Students Travel to Ireland

October 2, 2014

In May, a combined group of athletic training and sport and recreation management students ventured to Ireland to participate in the Sport Management, Medicine and Culture program.

PHOTO:Governor Terry McAuliffe with representatives  from the Brain Injury Association of Virginia, Delegate Filler-Corn (patron of  the bill), and AT Michael Puglia (standing, second from right) and Advocate  Becky Bowers-Lanier representing the VATA.

JMU Alumni at VA Concussion Bill Signing

April 28, 2014

Athletic Training graduate, Mike Puglia, was invited to the signing of HB1096 as a member of the VATA Governmental Affairs Committee and as a strong advocate for traumatic brain injury awareness.

LOGO: Boston Marathon

Athletic Trainers Just Did Their Jobs

April 25, 2014

Former JMU Athletic Training students Tim Cuddeback and Jess Colborne return to the Boston Marathon as volunteers along with 3 of their former classmates. ESPN takes a look at the services provided by Athletic Trainers at this annual event.

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