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PHOTO:Cassidy LawsonCassidy Lawson

May 1, 2015

In the CSPA program, students gain practical experience through assistantships around the JMU campus. Her first year in CSPA, Cassidy was the hall director for Ikenberry Hall. Currently, she’s taking several student development courses and acting as UPB’s graduate assistant.

PHOTO: Kristina Rubio

Kristina Rubio

Apr 15, 2015

“Student Affairs is the education that happens outside the classroom.” Rubio first discovered her passion for Student Affairs after going on an alternative spring break during her undergraduate time. This division of higher education is dedicated to fostering the growth of students, and this critical development is what Rubio finds most rewarding.

PHOTO: Matt FerramoscaMatt Ferramosca

Feb 10, 2015

Although his sights were set on law school, Matt was eventually convinced by Dr. Josh Bacon, Director of Judicial Affairs at JMU, to change his direction and consider the CSPA graduate program. "Dr. Bacon showed me that the CSPA program could give me the opportunity to do what I love and interact directly with the student population every day.”


  • CSPA Interview Dates:
    • February 3, 2017
    • February 10, 2017
    • February 13, 2017
    • February 17, 2017
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