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Student-athletes achieve highest aggregate GPA in school history

Swisher Gym

Sixty athletes finished the recently completed fall semester with grade point averages (GPA) of 4.0 to lead the Jacksonville University student-athlete cohort of more than 400 athletes to a school-record 3.36 average GPA.

 “An average GPA of above a 3.0

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University scientist, grad student join latest OCEARCH expedition

Jacksonville University Assistant Professor of Biology/Marine Science Dr. Bryan Franks and graduate student Christina LoBuglio will join the crew for OCEARCH’s latest expedition off the coast of Georgia and South Carolina.

Jacksonville University Assistant Professor of Biology/Marine Science Dr. Bryan …

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University loses long-time friend, advisor and supporter Bob Shircliff

Robert and Carol Shircliff

Although long-time Jacksonville University friend, advisor, fund-raiser and supporter Robert T. “Bob” Shircliff died last week at age 91, his impact is ingrained into the institution he adopted as one of his own.

“Bob was the rarest of global business …

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River Life: A “hole” lot of interesting creatures

Shipworm holes

Boring is not a description normally associated with river or ocean life — at least not if the definition used means dull and uninteresting. But boring is the topic for this column — not in the unexciting way but in …

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Seven NROTC midshipmen receive military commissions

US Navy Vice Admiral Mary Jackson was the honored speaker when eight midshipmen received their Navy and Marine Corps commissions at the Jacksonville University Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) Fall 2019 Commissioning Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Terry …

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Former student asks economics professor to officiate at upcoming wedding

Dr. Rody Borg

Professors at Jacksonville University strive to make a difference on campus no matter how unorthodox the need.

Professor Rody Borg has been teaching economics for over 36 years. He has interacted with many students, but he never had a student …

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