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2014: A year of exciting growth and expansion for Jacksonville University

It was a news-filled year in 2014 for Jacksonville University. Here’s a list of some of the more impressive stories of JU’s outstanding progress:

Children of Fallen Patriots scholarship agreement will support children of deceased veterans???????

Pictured above, representatives of JU and the Children of the Fallen Patriots Foundation sign the foundation’s first scholarship agreement at a press conference on Friday, February 28, 2014.

Bringing it all back home: Senior Alexis Richens’ passion for raising the dance bar rewarded with $15,000 scholarship
Two-for-one win as Dolphins unveil new stadium, drop San Diego
JU’s MBA program rated Tier One, ranks No. 14 globally in CEO Magazine listing
PepsiCo CEO Indra K. Nooyi honored with first JU Presidential Global Citizen Award
Happy Birthday JU: Charter Day honors milestone birthday as new River House opensnews-charter-01
National Science Foundation’s $625,273 grant will benefit students in STEM fields
JU School of Nursing accepting first Veteran RN to BSN on-campus cohort as part of $870,000 federal grant
Dr. Wenying Xu named Provost/Chief Academic Officer
Jacksonville University announces new EPIC interdisciplinary learning initiative to help graduates get jobs and stimulate Florida’s economy
New era of student housing to begin with waterfront residence hall north of campusJU Dolphin Residence HallSmaller
Forty-acre land purchase expands campus footprint southward
A striking new CHS building elevates health care education in Northeast Florida
Legendary JU mascot Nellie dies at age 61
Dr. Donnie Horner named Chief Athletics Officer
Jacksonville University gains 10-year re-accreditation from Southern Association of Colleges and Schoolsalexis richens dance photo CROPjpg


Davis College of Business makes bold move downtown

PepsiCo CEO Indra K. Nooyi with JU President Tim Cost

Armen Keteyian tells one of largest JU graduating classes at Spring Commencement: “Ask the big questions, find the right balance.”
Economics, race and family intertwine in youth crime issue, top experts note at JU PPI Juvenile Justice Forum
Distinguished veteran, top higher ed administrator join staff in key leadership posts
Only weeks old, the College of Health Sciences’ new simulation center earns a coveted regional designationJU_DavidScottVisit1SMALL
JU, First Coast wind ensembles celebrate 25 years Oct. 9 with guest composer Ralph Ford
Quinton White’s lifelong passion for the environment and our river’s health rewarded
National acclaim for Dr. Teri Chenot’s nursing safety efforts
SACS accredits new JU Doctorate in Business Administration
Kinne, Hogshead-Makar, Corey, Bayat featured at JU Women in Leadership March 7milnefield
Congratulations Keith Taylor Jr.! Elected president of JU Student Alliance as voter turnout soars
JU dedicates state-of-the-art floating classroom, new docks and vessels on St. Johns RiverJacksonvilleUniversityCommencement_Spring201428
Astronaut David Scott, one of 12 to walk on moon, inspires JU students at Aviation luncheon
Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Wins A-Sun Championship at the Wire