Area students graduate from James Madison University

Published 6:43 pm Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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James Madison University recently announced that almost 900 students received undergraduate and graduate degrees during its December commencement exercises, including area students from Southampton County and Isle of Wight County.

A JMU news release noted that Adriana Magette, of Courtland, and Takira Bradshaw, of Newsoms, each earned a degree in nursing; Sarah Aston, of Windsor, earned a degree in integrated science and technology; and Olivia Bowen, of Zuni, earned a degree in communication studies.

Founded in 1908, JMU is a public university located in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. The school features world-class faculty who drive education innovation and support advanced research. JMU also has the highest post-graduation job levels of all Virginia colleges.