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Congratulations to JU December Employee of the Month Jody Kamens


Congratulations to Jody Kamens, JU’s December Employee of the Month.

Kamens, JU Tutoring and Learning Center Coordinator, recently went  beyond expectations of any employee in meeting the needs of a JU student who was ill. She made sure the …

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JU receives SACS Reaffirmation of Accreditation










Dec. 16, 2013

To the JU Community,

It is a great honor to announce that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has reaffirmed its accreditation of Jacksonville University in good …

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Help yourself by helping others, Dr. Tracy Connors tells JU graduates


By Phillip J. Milano

You can help contribute to your own success by making sure you find a way to help others reach their dreams.

That was some of the main advice keynote speaker Dr. Tracy Connors offered Saturday, Dec. …

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JU’s Dr. Rosemarie Borkowski among “Top 15 Marine Vet Professors” nationwide.

Congratulations to JU’s Dr. Rosemarie Borkowski, Associate Professor of Biology/Marine Science, for being named  one of the  Top 15 Marine Vet Professors Nationwide.

VetTechColleges.com, which covers veterinary schools nationwide, named the best marine veterinary professors who help care for animals …

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JU Aviation celebrates its 30th Anniversary

Jacksonville University’s Davis Aviation Center highlighted its 30th anniversary recently with a special ceremony at the Davis College of Business, with more than 140 students, alumni, faculty, staff and special guests taking part (see a Facebook photo gallery at

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University earns 10-year reaccreditation

Jacksonville University has been re-accredited, in good standing, for the next decade by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, further solidifying its top-tier status among private Southeast universities.

ju-logo-wave-magazineThe rigorous assessment involved extensive work by administrative officers, faculty, students,

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JU represented well at annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Dr. Xenia Mountrouidou, assistant professor in Computing Sciences; and Rachael Jenkins, senior in Computing Sciences, recently represented Jacksonville University in one of the largest diversity conferences in the field: the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (http://gracehopper.org/2013/).…

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JU Marine Science Research Institute partners with Jacksonville Marine Charities on kingfish research

Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute has received a $2,500 gift from the organizer of the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament to study the diet and migratory patterns of king mackerel.

“We’ve partnered with the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament for more …

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JU Speech-Language Prof. DiFino presents on linguistics, dyslexia at national conference

Dr. Sharon DiFino, assistant professor of Speech and Language Pathology in JU’s new Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, recently presented two papers at one of the largest Second Language acquisition conferences in the U.S.

DiFino gave papers on “Linguistic …

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JU SVA chapter nets $1,500 grant, named national Chapter of the Month!

Jacksonville University’s Student Veterans of America chapter has received a $1,500 grant from the national SVA organization and is being recognized for its efforts as National SVA Chapter of the Month.

The chapter presented a business plan and grant application …

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