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JU CFA Soiree unites arts, culture for economic growth and urban development

By Bill Hill, JU College of Fine Arts Dean

The CFA Soiree was an amazing success. The College of Fine Arts at Jacksonville University celebrated its 50th anniversary with ambition that through fusion and collaboration, we can unite the arts …

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JU student veterans benefit from $3,500 city donation

By Aleizha Batson/Jacksonville Mayor’s Office

Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown presented a group of 10 Jacksonville University student veterans with a check Tuesday, Nov. 27, for $3,500 to finance a trip to the annual Student Veterans of America national conference …

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JU Student Jazz Combo Concert to be held Nov. 28 at Swisher Theater

JU Student Jazz Combo Concert 



 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 in Swisher Theater


Presented by the students and faculty of the Jacksonville University Jazz Studies Program. The event celebrates the

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Congratulations to November JU Employee of the Month David Brown

Congratulations to November JU Employee of the Month David Brown, first-shift supervisor for the Department of Campus Security. Brown has worked at JU for 11 years.

“David possesses a servant’s heart, which is evidenced in his interactions with others and …

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JU Sociologist Heather Downs discusses shoppers’ Black Friday motives on First Coast News

Jacksonville University sociology professor Heather Downs was featured on First Coast News Wednesday, Nov. 21, to discuss the motives and desires of “Black Friday” shoppers.

“Black Friday just plays into all these cultural notions of gift giving and consumption, and …

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JU Pre-Law Society meeting set for Tuesday, Dec. 4 in Davis College of Business


         There will be a meeting of the Pre-Law Society at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the Davis College of Business, Room 165 (Conference Room A). At the meeting, the Society will

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JU trustee, financial adviser Margaret Black-Scott weighs in on ‘fiscal cliff’ in New York Times article

Jacksonville University trustee and alumnus Margaret “Mag” Black-Scott was featured prominently in a New York Times article Friday, Nov. 16, in which financial advisers discussed the implications if President Obama and Congress fail to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff” — …

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Olympic shooting champion visits JU

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Vincent Hancock and his father and Olympic coach, Craig Hancock, visited with Jacksonville University Varsity Sporting Clays, Skeet & Trap Team members and JU President Kerry Romesburg on Friday, Nov. 16.

The father-son sharpshooting duo will …

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