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Leadership upgrades bring new structure for JU; Horner named Senior Vice President of University and Academic Affairs

Upgrades to its leadership have prompted a new administrative structure at Jacksonville University, including naming Dr. Donnie Horner as Senior Vice President of University and Academic Affairs/Provost and streamlining University responsibilities into five primary areas.ju-logo-wave-magazine

In addition to Dr. Horner’s …

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WELL-TRAVELED: Yes, Rio really is that beautiful

Rio de Janeiro has been in the news for months leading up to the Olympic Games, and it hasn’t been good: the Zika virus, political unrest, ouster of the president, security issues, an uncertain economy and questions about the city’s …

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Stein, Mittelman, Moran and Peterson honored as JU 2016 Alumni of Distinction

Standouts known for their achievements in the military, higher education, philanthropy, healthcare, industry and civic involvement make up one of the strongest cohorts of Distinguished Alumni Jacksonville University has announced since the annual awards began in 1983.

Honored as “Distinguished …

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New SafeNow app by JU alumna checks on loved ones automatically

Peace of mind. That’s what Helen Fretwell ‘81 had in mind when she created SafeNow, a new smartphone app that automatically “checks in” on users at designated times so they and their loved ones are assured they’re safe.

Introduced recently …

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Tomm named Board chair, Ghiloni vice chair; five new Trustees added

The Board of Trustees has elected two outstanding industry leaders to its top two posts as it emerges as a preeminent leadership body among private universities, while adding five new members renowned for accomplished executive leadership and vision in their …

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Orthodontics Class gains 100% American Board of Orthodontics exam pass rate for fourth straight year

The Orthodontics Class of 2016 has earned a 100% pass rate on the American Board of Orthodontics’ (ABO) written exam — the fourth straight year that all JU School of Orthodontics graduates have gained membership into JU’s “100% Club.”BRCHS_SOO_Logo_Signature_green

“This …

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Dr. Colleen Wilson honored as 2016-17 Professor of the Year

Dr. Colleen Wilson, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Education in the School of Education, finds the opportunity to learn from her students and other educators especially rewarding, and now she’s been rewarded for her academic efforts over a 30-year …

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New Presidential Fellows bring commitment to service, leadership to University

Three top 2016 graduates with strong academic and leadership records have joined the University as Presidential Fellows.

The Presidential Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for highly talented graduates to play integral roles in Jacksonville University’s administration. Fellows help senior leaders …

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