James Madison University graduates celebrate during Friday’s commencement ceremony at Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg. (Photos by Jason Lenhart)
Alumnus Matthew Wasniewski, historian for the U.S. House of Representatives, delivers the commencement address.
Grads show their school spirit at the ceremony.
A member of the James Madison University Class of 2014 motions to a friend during Friday’s commencement ceremony at Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg. Members of the Class of 2014 said they’re looking forward to what’s ahead, but they’ll miss what they’re leaving behind.
JMU President Jonathan Alger delivers the opening address during the event.
Friends and family fill the stands at Bridgeforth Stadium at the 2014 James Madison University commencement ceremony on Friday. Graduation events continue today at the school.
Clad in cap and gown, four members of the graduating class make their way to the stadium on Friday.
A JMU graduate poses for a photo near Newman Lake before the start of Friday’s ceremony. JMU is graduating 2,929 students this weekend in the Class of 2014.
A James Madison University commencement staff member checks the streamers placed under the graduates’ seats before the start of Friday’s commencement ceremony at Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg. More JMU commencement exercises will take place today, starting at 9 a.m.