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JU Public Policy Institute hosts major Education Policy Conference Nov. 12

Some of Florida’s most prominent education policy leaders will address significant education policy issues, including Florida standards, accountability, school choice and private sector funding initiatives, at a Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute Education Policy Conference, “Shaping Florida’s Future,” from 8:30 …

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Incepture executive Matt Tuohy, Navy flight veteran, named Director of Davis Aviation Center

Matt Tuohy, a Navy flight veteran and local senior corporate executive, has been named Director of Jacksonville University’s Davis Aviation Center, effective Oct. 16.

Tuohy was most recently director of managed solutions and veterans program lead with Florida Blue …

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Distinguished veteran, top higher ed administrator join staff in key leadership posts

Jacksonville University has named distinguished military veteran and senior banking executive Michael Fleming as its Chief Government, Military & Community Relations Officer; top law school administrator Teresa Heekin Davlantes as inaugural Executive Director of the University’s new Entrepreneurism, Policy, Innovation …

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Only weeks old, the College of Health Sciences’ new simulation center earns a coveted regional designation

It’s a new sought-after regional designation, and only the Simulation Training and Applied Research (STAR) Center in the College of Health Sciences has it for our area.

It is one of only four statewide hubs to be named a Regional …

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19-Time ‘Coach of the Year’ Grigg inks contract extension

The most successful track & field coach in Atlantic Sun history is sure to call Jacksonville University home for several more years as Director of Cross Country/Track & Field Ron Grigg was signed to a five-year contract extension.

“I am …

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Seventh annual St. Johns River Report finds cause for optimism, concern

The seventh annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin leaves reason for optimism for the waterway, but with some caveats, including concerns about increased salinity, encroachment of non-native species, and wetland changes that may …

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A lifelong passion for the environment and our river’s health rewarded

As a child growing up near the Elizabeth River system in Norfolk, Va., Quinton White saw firsthand how neglecting or harming the environment can directly shape the quality of a person’s life.

“We kids would go down to the mudflats …

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National Science Foundation’s $625,273 grant will benefit students in STEM fields

A nationally coveted $625,273 grant from the National Science Foundation will cement the University’s status as a premier institution of higher education offering Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Degree Programs.

The NSF is an independent federal agency created by …

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