Maria is a straight A student and an unstoppable force of energy. Watch her video and continue to read more! 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
The theme for the third semi-annual meeting held at James Madison University was “Discovering the Strength of our Relationships.” The goal of the retreat is to help SV-SLI members become more effective mentors and leaders through skill building workshops, relationship building activities, and informative learning sessions. To learn more about retreat activities, read on: Continue reading