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Successful Conclusion of ASPIRE Sparks New Beginning for Jacksonville University

By Sheri Webber

“There is a revolution going on at Jacksonville University,” said Melanie Cost Young, “and you are the avant-garde.”

The ASPIRE Campaign Celebration on September 25 honoring leadership donors and volunteers featured students from across the University and …

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Selfless Service to Students: Chuck and Cami Wodehouse

He was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, in the same hospital as Bruce Springsteen. Not only that, he attended the same high school as another rock-and-roller, Huey Lewis. Laughing, he said, “Other than my beautiful wife, those are my

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Pride in Giving: A Conversation with Cynthia Barquist Chomiak ’83 and H. Martin Chomiak ’81/’84

Lifelong volunteers and philanthropists, Cynthia “Cindy” ’83 and H. Martin “Marty” Chomiak ’81/’84 know the tremendous impact one small contribution can make. Having spent their lives living around the country and the world, the Chomiaks have remained steadfast to the

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5 ASPIRE Investment Projects that Show Us the Future of Jacksonville University

From its 2012 inception, the comprehensive ASPIRE Campaign set out to be the largest, boldest fundraising venture in the history of Jacksonville University. Now, six years later, that challenge has been met. Thousands of investors believed so much in this

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The Bell Tolls in Honor of the USS SHANGRI-LA and Her Heroes

By Sheri Webber

Veterans of USS SHANGRI-LA have adopted Jacksonville University NROTC in support of their shared mission to develop leaders. On the morning of Oct. 4, more than 200 veterans, guests, and Midshipmen conducted the 36th Annual USS Shangri-La …

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Q&A with Dr. Andy, JU’s “The Science of…” Guy

WAVE magazine recently sat down with Anthony “Andy” Ouellette, Ph.D., the number one brand ambassador for Jacksonville University’s “The Science of…” (TSO) science-based video series. From the Jacksonville Zoo to the bottom of the St. Johns River, this innovative series

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The New Face of Philanthropy: Matt ’01 and Alexis Kane ’02

“The connections to JU run deep,” said Jacksonville University alumnus Matthew “Matt” R. Kane ’01. Although he recently completed his 2009-2018 term as a Board of Trustees member, Matt remains at the center of a new philanthropic efforts fueling the

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ELEMENTALS: JU Super Madison Boyer

Join WAVE Magazine for an exciting new series of interviews at Jacksonville University, where students are the heroes.

By Carley Stickney

Madison Boyer, a junior sports business major at Jacksonville University (JU), has rowed for the JU women’s rowing team

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Through the Lens of Progress: An Interview with President Tim Cost ’81

The amount of progress created on the Jacksonville University campus over the past five years has accrued at a rate that should leave those watching breathless about future possibilities.

Cultivating a private university in a vibrant city, located in one

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