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JU’s Partnership with Communities in Schools: Seven Years of Impact

By Carley Stickney

For more than seven years, the Media in Crime course offered at Jacksonville University (JU)  has partnered with Communities in Schools (CIS), an organization that works directly inside classrooms to empower students to succeed.

CIS has a

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Growing Student Inclusion Center & JU Community Celebrate Black History Month

Patrice Abner arrived on campus as Director of Student Inclusion in July 2017. Today, the Jacksonville University (JU) Student Inclusion Center teems with guests, mostly students, and some visiting for the first time.

Abner’s experience in community engagement, leadership development,

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Olympic Hopeful & JU Freshman Charlotte Rose Sails to Her Next Win

Racing a sailboat is equal parts art – feeling the movement of the boat, sensing the optimal time to change course – and science, calculating ever-changing wind speeds and water currents. Freshman kinesiology major Charlotte Rose is both an artist …

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MARKET LIFE: What Does a Business Dean Do, Exactly?

By Dr. Don Capener

When asked what I do, seven things immediately come to mind. Whether answering that question from students, parents, or other stakeholders, the following should be on the proverbial “to-do list” for the dean of any effective …

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HEALTHY LIFE: A Healthy Body Image Means Every Body Matters

Nursed to Health, a recurring feature in The Florida Times-Union, has a new name—Healthy Life. Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences faculty discuss symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments based on patient cases handled by instructors, students, and

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Nine Years After His Death, King of Pop Impacts JU Vocalist

It’s the summer of 1984. The crowds in Jacksonville totaled 45,000 during Michael Jackson’s Victory Tour. Jacksonville University (JU) freshman Cyriac Adjevi-Neglokpe missed that concert. He hadn’t been born yet.

Picture the moment. Thirty-four years ago. Thousands of Jackson …

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MARKET LIFE: Don’t Make Excuses

 

By Dr. Don Capener

Do you want to become a great leader? Then don’t make excuses.

My goal in writing today’s article is to inspire you to become a truly great leader in 2019, and the first thing great …

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Photographer, Educator, Professional Ballerina & JU MFA Student Marcia Brito Wows MOSH Guests

Jacksonville University student Marcia Brito currently has an exhibit at the Jacksonville’s Museum of Science & History (MOSH) with this week’s closing reception for “The Photographic Abstractions” on Friday, January 11, 2019, from 6 to 8 pm.

The main concept …

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