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Harrisonburg Student-Citizen Summit

Fairfield Center

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 from 3:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Harrisonburg Student-Citizen Summit

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Free Registration Ended Free $0.00
Registration + Table Exhibitor   more info Ended $75.00 $0.00
Advocate Sponsorship   more info Ended $250.00 $0.00
Leader Sponsorship
Leader sponsorship includes mention in almost all promotional materials, recognition at the event, and exhibition space at the Table Expo.
Ended $500.00 $0.00
Champion Sponsor
Champion sponsors headline the summit, and receive mention in all promotional materials and a radio public service announcement.
Ended $1,000.00 $0.00
Optional Donation   more info Ended

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Event Details

Purpose of the Event 

  • To create stronger connections between residents, students, faculty, and school administrators in Harrisonburg
  • To meet and discuss issues related to working, living, learning, and serving in the same community
  • To connect attendees with local resources and networks that help them meet their goals
  • To share best practices related to university-community relationships - what are other communities doing that is successful?
  • To provide professional development opportunities for attendees
  • To invigorate existing programs meant to strengthen these relationships, or begin new efforts

Who Should Attend

  • The People of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County
  • Students, Faculty, Staff and Administration at
    • James Madison University
    • Eastern Mennonite University
    • Blue Ridge Commuity College
    • Bridgewater College
    • National College
    • and other educational institutions
  • Community Leaders - Share your ideas, share your challenges, find resources
  • Elected Officials -  Hear from constituents, share knowledge, network with local leaders and students, help create synergies
  • Business Leaders - Network with university students and leaders, share your expertise, find partnerships and customers, attend workshops of interest to you, find interns
  • Workshop Presenters - Present a workshop in a 60-minute session, all attendees may present a workshop
  • Subject/Topical Experts - Share your expertise, learn from others
  • Media, Writers, and Bloggers - Find content and news 

Approximate Agenda

  • 3:00 Setup for Table Exhibitors
  • 3:30 Arrival & Registration & Networking & Table Expo
  • 4:00 Welcome and Opening 
            Participants create breakout topics for sessions. 
  • Breakout Sessions
    Each session will have multiple options for small group conversations about specific topics.
    • 4:45 Session 1  
    • 6:00 Session 2
    • 7:15 Session 3
  • 8:30 Closing Session (Whole Group)
  • 9:00 End of Summit


  • Parking - Parking will be allowed without a JMU parking permit for this event.
  • Food - Food will at least be available for purchase at the event (subject to change pending sponsorship)

Event Sponsors

Use the ticket options to register as a sponsor. Sponsors take a leadership role in convening this important community conversation by allowing the event to be free for attendees. Sponsors are visibly thanked before, during, and after the summit.

Visionary Sponsors

Kline May Realty   Cottonwood|Commercial

Champion Sponsors

JMU logo        

Leader Sponsors


The Studio

Advocate Sponsors

JMU IHHS logo  


Partner Organizations

The following organizations have registered as partners for this summit.  Partners show their commitment and interest in the summit and its theme.  It is also free to become a partner.  They advertise the event to their networks as they see fit. Partners may be organizations or individuals. Partners are recognized at the event.

Not listed? You must register above and check that you would like to be a Partner!


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When & Where

Memorial Hall
(Former Harrisonburg High School)-Entrance B
395 South High Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 from 3:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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Fairfield Center

Fairfield Center is the central Shenandoah Valley's resource for communications training, facilitation and meeting design, and conflict resolution & prevention. Perhaps your organization is interested in a retreat, resolving conflict, or training - contact us!      (540) 434-0059

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