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Philanthropy Spotlight: Forcura

During this season of giving, Jacksonville University would like to thank and spotlight its generous corporate donors for their support this past year. 

The Philanthropy Spotlight Series will start off with Forcura, a Jacksonville-based healthcare technology company. See why it

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Six JU seniors commissioned as Navy officers, pinned as nurses

navy nurse commissioning

Receiving their pin at the Nurse Pinning Ceremony on Nov. 19 was the second life-changing event of the day for six Jacksonville University graduating seniors.

Earlier that day, they were commissioned as officers into the U.S. Navy. In a few …

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How to support alumni-owned businesses this season

Jacksonville University alumni are hardworking individuals who continue to make waves and serve their communities long after they graduate. When you’re looking for holiday gifts this season, or want to support an alumni-owned business on Small Business Saturday, be sure …

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JU, JAXPORT launch St. Johns River education initiative

As part of a shared commitment to advance the health and vitality of the St. Johns River, Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute (MSRI) and the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) are partnering to launch an educational initiative called Connected, …

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Inaugural ABSN cohort begins clinical work

ABSN Baptist Clinical

A 38-student cohort of accelerated second-degree bachelor of nursing students set foot in two Baptist Health hospitals Nov. 4, making them the first group in the program to begin clinical work.

Jacksonville University is partnering with Baptist Health for its …

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Inclusivity, understanding makes JU a top campus for veteran students

Defender's Den group

Mike Mitchell, director of the Veteran and Military Resource Center, says he wants to “roll out the red carpet” for the 251 veteran and active military students he assists on campus because he’s been in their shoes. 

Mitchell, who is …

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Six Keigwin nursing students receive FCBNA scholarships

FCBNA scholarship winners 2021

Of the seven Northeast Florida nursing students who received scholarships from the First Coast Black Nurses Association, six were from the Jacksonville University Keigwin School of Nursing. 

The $1,000 scholarships were awarded earlier this fall in a virtual ceremony. The …

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Deep Dive: how to protect our river

Doctor Quint White's monthly column

With Halloween just behind us and Thanksgiving looming not too far away, it means the year is coming to an end. Every year I think about how fast it has passed. This one has been no exception, but I am …

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Green Key Honor Society inducts new members

This fall, Jacksonville University’s oldest student organization, the Green Key Honor Society, inducted its newest class of honorees – a group of the 17 highest achieving students on campus.

The traditional Green Key Breakfast and Induction Ceremony was held Oct. …

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JU buildings lit pink to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

the Howard Building is lit pink

If you cruise by JU’s campus one crisp, October evening after sunset, you’ll notice a pink hue coming from some of the buildings that face University Boulevard. 

This October, Jacksonville University teamed up with a nonprofit organization to light three …

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