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Newly named Alfred I. duPont Plaza study space celebrates acclaimed philanthropist, nursing scholarship fund

Jacksonville University is celebrating its new Alfred I. duPont Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund and honoring Alfred I. duPont’s commitment to education by naming one of its most prominent study spaces for the legendary industrialist and philanthropist.

The Alfred I. duPont …

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Alumnus Jay Thomas 1948-2017: “He controlled every room he was ever in and was the brightest light in it”

Jacksonville University is deeply saddened by the passing Thursday of Distinguished Alumni Jay Thomas ’72, one of our most well-known and accomplished alumni, a brilliant talent in the arts and entertainment world and a passionate supporter of his beloved alma …

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Randal Freebourn named Chief Financial Officer for Jacksonville University

Jacksonville University has named Randal Freebourn, a performance-driven higher education veteran with extensive fiscal expertise, as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective Sept. 1.

Freebourn is currently Vice President for Finance & Administration and Assistant Treasurer at Wittenberg University in …

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Davis College of Business debuts on U.S. News “Best Business Graduate School” list for part-time MBA program

U.S. News and World Report for the first time has ranked the JU Davis College of Business as a best business graduate school for its part-time FLEX Master of Business Administration program. Rankings are based on three main criteria, including …

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Shooting team members put “skin in the game” to take command nationally

The collegiate shooting world took notice when Jacksonville University’s Varsity Shooting Team morphed into a national powerhouse in just its first several years.

Now it’s pulled off a stunner, and the word “dynasty” is beginning to come to mind.

The …

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Savannah Bates ’17 doing the math on HIV with coveted Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

She won Jacksonville University’s top mathematics scholarship in 2015, was named its Woman Student of the Year in 2016 and earned its highest academic honor in 2017. Now spring graduate Savannah Bates has gone national, winning the prestigious Phi Kappa …

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Jacksonville University to become smoke-free Aug. 7

Jacksonville University will become a smoke-free campus effective Aug. 7, prohibiting all lighted tobacco products on all property owned, operated, leased, occupied or controlled by the University.

“At JU, we believe a healthy campus is a dynamic, productive campus, and …

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