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Aviation alumni soars past health problems to find success

An adverse medical diagnosis can lead some people to live their lives limited by their problem. Others, however, choose to soar beyond their health issues.

Las Vegas native Curtis Higgons and 2014 Jacksonville University aviation grad, for instance, took off …

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Alumni identified need that Black Alumni Network could fill

Black Alumni Network banner

Recent alumnus Jerail Fennell saw a need and, in keeping with Jacksonville University’s commitment to diversity, suggested that a Black Alumni Network could fill it.

“I wanted to fill a void because JU has a lot of alumni groups, but …

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Alumna found her passion after completing multimedia internship

Hannah Shami

Students at Jacksonville University often begin their undergraduate experience with career paths in mind that are modified through exposure to various classes and experiences.

Which is exactly what happened to Hannah Shami ’19, a Bachelor of Arts in Communications alumna …

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Jacksonville University’s Top 10 Alumni & Family Engagement Moments of 2019

Highest. Best attended. Biggest.

Those are just a few of the terms that describe some of the most memorable and important moments for Jacksonville University alumni and family during 2019.

Please scroll through the photos below that captured the top …

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New York alumni hosts sailing team for Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta

Sailing team visits alumni

Jacksonville University alumni and sailor Edward “Buttons” Padin ‘70 hosted the Dolphins sailing team earlier this fall for the 2019 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta.

You can read the story written by Mr. Padin himself at the Scuttlebutt Sailing news website.…

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Never Quit: Discovering how my successful struggle is beginning to pay academic dividends

Stephen Eager Never Quit Blog

This is the first installment of “Never Quit,” a blog by Stephen Eager, a student-veteran enrolled at the Public Policy Institute, who recently earned his Bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville University. Stephen is currently studying to obtain a Master’s in Public

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Local food industry experts tell University audience about innovative solutions to food problems

Ms. King and Ms. TenBroeck speak about food challenges

Two local food industry experts told a Jacksonville University audience on Friday, Nov. 1, that innovation and public-private partnerships can help solve local food issues.

“Hunger is a problem going on every single day,” Susan King, president and chief executive …

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SmartAsset ranks Jacksonville University high in graduates’ starting salary, best value in Florida

SmartAsset Ranking

Graduates from Jacksonville University earned the sixth highest starting wage of graduates from all Florida colleges in 2018, according to data published by the personal finance website SmartAsset.

Jacksonville University graduates earned an average of $50,200 in their first …

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