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Associate Prof. Joy McConnell retires after 30 years in School of Nursing

Associate Prof. Joy McConnell, one of the most dedicated and dynamic Nursing faculty members in the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, retires at the end of this month.

She has held various professional positions throughout her career, after receiving …

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Fran Kinne receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the Women of Influence Awards

Jacksonville University’s own Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the 12th Annual Women of Influence Awards.

FranKinnePhotos05Among her numerous achievements, Dr. Kinne was the first woman to serve as dean of …

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Faculty Profile: School of Applied Health Sciences welcomes Dr. Raul Prezas

Dr. Raul Prezas is an Assistant Professor at Jacksonville University in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders/School of Applied Health Sciences. Dr. Prezas received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from …

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Eighth annual St. Johns River Report reveals improvements, concerns

The eighth annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin shows there are positive signs of the waterway’s health improving, but reveals there are concerns of deterioration, as well as some indicators—some good and some …

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Latest in reading, language techniques coming to JU students after renowned OGI training held on campus

Some of the latest methods in reading and language education will now be available to JU students after the School of Education and Brooks Rehabilitation College of Heathcare Sciences recently hosted world-renowned Ron Yoshimoto Orton-Gillingham International (OGI) training.

The week-long …

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No nun-sense: Theatre Prof. Deborah Jordan fine-tunes her play “The Calling” at famed Seven Devils Playwrights Conference

Deborah Jordan, an Associate Professor of Theatre, was one of two playwrights-in–residence chosen from 500 applicants nationwide to take part in the 2015 Seven Devils Playwrights Conference this summer at the Alpine Playhouse in McCall, Idaho.deborah jordan sevin devils2

A team …

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