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Strongest incoming class in years will hone “intellectual self-reliance” at JU, freshmen told

When it comes to this year’s Matriculation, it’s not just the academic year and the incoming class that are new at Jacksonville University for 2014-15. So are many facilities. And laboratories, equipment and academic programs. And the Provost.

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Jaguars Foundation $10,000 grant funds scholarships for Davis Aviation Center student veterans’ flight fees

A $10,000 grant award announced by the Jaguars Foundation furthers the Jacksonville University Davis Aviation Center’s role as a premier flight-training program in the region by providing scholarships to eligible veterans seeking to obtain their initial pilot license. DSC_1179

The program …

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Marci Robles named Men’s Rowing head coach

In August, Jacksonville University made headlines when it named Marci Robles its new Men’s Rowing head coach. Robles comes to JU having spent the previous five years in Gonzaga and Georgetown.

“Marci Robles is a superstar among her peers,” said …

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Largest JU student group formed by Aviation Management major

National Society for Leadership and Success Meeting

Jacksonville University encourages its students to be proactive.  One areas of focus of the Davis College of Business is leadership development. Last year Aviation Management student Robert Dougherty, from Houston, Texas, approached the Dean of the Davis College of Business …

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Upward Bound summer program ends with trip to Florida Olympics

Jacksonville University Upward Bound students recently seized the chance to practice leadership, sportsmanship and teamwork skills, all while winning gold medals in a friendly competitive environment.???????????????????????????????

Activities at the 45th annual Florida Upward Bound Olympics offered positive recreational, social, …

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Dr. Matrecia James, MBA Students Travel to Japan

MBA Students with Waseda U Students

Dr. Matrecia James, Associate Dean, traveled with her MBA class to Japan for a week of business, university and sightseeing adventures. Along with Dean Don Capener and Executive Advisory Board member Mary Kiefert, seven MBA students accompanied James for a …

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Germany bound: Student is first in MBA program to study abroad

This fall, graduate student Daniel Pruitt ’14 will become the first in Jacksonville University’s MBA program to attend a semester abroad. The aviation operations major will travel to The European Business School (EBS) Business School in Frankfurt, Germany where he …

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Legendary JU mascot Nellie dies at age 61

Nellie the dolphin, the beloved Jacksonville University mascot, former TV star and water-show performer who charmed generations of young and old alike while raising awareness of marine life, has died.

At 61 the oldest dolphin in human care, she was …

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