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JU professor tackles mental health in TEDx talk

Dr. LaTonya Summers

On Saturday, October 23, the annual TEDxJacksonville conference of ideas will feature Jacksonville University’s own Dr. LaTonya Summers, assistant professor of clinical mental health counseling in the Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences. Dr. Summers’ TEDx talk, …

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“Ghost of JU” to make annual appearance

JU's centennial oak on campus

It has been said that at this very time of year on the campus of Jacksonville University, when the classrooms are dark and the offices empty and the mighty branches of the centennial oak twist skyward toward a moonless night, …

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Aura Air Purification Pilot Program in Place for Fall Semester

Photo of Aura Air Filter on a Wall in a classroom on campus

This fall as students return to Jacksonville University, and some semblance of normal resumes, there will be a new addition to the incoming class. It may not be noticed at first. Designed to be as unobtrusive as possible, it could …

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Study Abroad Restarts with Coconut Olympics

Photo of Study Abroad students at the airport

This year, as athletes around the world train for gold medals in Tokyo, a new competition has emerged. Originating on the five-acre island of Tobacco Caye in the middle of the Belize Barrier Reef, the Coconut Olympics has left its …

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Graduates Honored at Multicultural Graduation

Pamela Pacheco Aldana wearing the La Raza stole given to students who identify as Hispanic or Latino

Jacksonville University’s office of student inclusion works hard to foster an environment where all students can feel seen, heard and valued. From intentional programming to passing on opportunities, student inclusion exists so that underrepresented students can reach their potential from …

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Charter Day 2021 Benefits Feeding Northeast Florida

Photo of Student pulling Weeds

“We believe we exist to help others.” These words, spoken by Jacksonville University President Tim Cost, are the heart, soul and purpose of the university’s Charter Day festivities. Charter Day, which commemorates the signing of the university’s charter on April …

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Jacksonville University Celebrates Most Successful Collective Giving Campaign

Feature Image: Dolphin Dash Logo

Jacksonville University is celebrating the success of Dolphin Dash, its annual giving challenge. Last week, in just five days, from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26, 6,397 Dolphins from around the world came together to Give Forward and invest more than $2,400,000

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French Club Wins Grant for French Kitchen Garden

Thanks to its award-winning French club, Le Cercle Francophone, Jacksonville University has joined the ranks of Texas A&M, University of Florida, Tulane University, University of California-Davis and George Washington University in receiving a $2000 grant from the Cultural Services …

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