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The New Face of Philanthropy: Matt ’01 and Alexis Kane ’02

“The connections to JU run deep,” said Jacksonville University alumnus Matthew “Matt” R. Kane ’01. Although he recently completed his 2009-2018 term as a Board of Trustees member, Matt remains at the center of a new philanthropic efforts fueling the

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ELEMENTALS: JU Super Madison Boyer

Join WAVE Magazine for an exciting new series of interviews at Jacksonville University, where students are the heroes.

By Carley Stickney

Madison Boyer, a junior sports business major at Jacksonville University (JU), has rowed for the JU women’s rowing team

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Through the Lens of Progress: An Interview with President Tim Cost ’81

The amount of progress created on the Jacksonville University campus over the past five years has accrued at a rate that should leave those watching breathless about future possibilities.

Cultivating a private university in a vibrant city, located in one

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JU in Italy: Welcome to Sant’Anna

By Dr. Annmarie Kent-Willette

Spanning three centuries, the Sant’Anna Institute has stood as a source of learning, light, and leadership for the Sorrento community in the Campagna region of southern Italy. Located high above the Bay of Naples, jetting out …

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JAGS Favorite, JAX Native, JU Legacy Alum

Alexander “Alec” Hadden graduated from Jacksonville University (JU) in 2014, with his BFA in Musical Theatre. On Sept. 16, he wowed a packed stadium where more than 68,500 fans anticipated the Jacksonville Jaguars facing off with the New England Patriots …

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University Celebrates $6 Million Unrestricted Gift: The Swisher Legacy Lives On

Jacksonville University (JU) is pleased to announce it has received a $6 million unrestricted gift from The Carl S. Swisher Foundation.

“At this time of exciting progress at our University, we are extremely grateful to receive this transformational gift,” said …

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