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Reimagining the Organization

Exterior photo of the Davis College of Business

Habits are hard to break. This adage is especially true when it comes to long-ingrained patterns of behavior in organizations sustained by thousands of people over a period of decades.

Enter the COVID-19 pandemic. Very few events over the course …

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A Birthday Surprise for Chairman of the Board Jamie Shelton

Jordan Mincy (left), Jamie Shelton (middle), Alex Ricker-Gilbert (right)

Jamie Shelton had no idea what was in store for him on his birthday this year. Based on previous birthdays the Jacksonville University trustee and chairman of the board could have easily anticipated a few presents, perhaps a fun evening …

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Dolphin Alumni Compete for Tokyo Olympics

Jacksonville University Track & Field athletes compete in the Olympic trials.

This summer Jacksonville University’s Track and Field team is enjoying a runner’s high as it proudly sends off two of its alumni to the Olympic Track and Field Trials, Adja Sackor and Michelle Howell. The trials are taking place June …

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Congratulations to Our Employee Graduates

Bronze Dolphin Dressed for Graduation

Jacksonville University employees receive a number of benefits, one of the most coveted being the opportunity to continue their education. More than 40 employees graduated with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees during the 2020-2021 school year. These Dolphins have forged …

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Marking Purpose Through Policy: Javon Knight’s Story

Headshot of Javon Knight on feature image background

Within the four colleges and three institutes of Jacksonville University are tomorrow’s leaders, students who hope to better their communities and perhaps change the world around them. Alumnus Javon Knight was one of these students. Knight received his Master in

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Presenting the Wilma’s Little People’s School Class of 2021

Wilma's Little People School Class of 2021 poses with their teachers and President Cost

Cue the graduation march. Ready the certificates. The cutest class of 2021 is stepping up to the hallowed halls of elementary school.  In a “Leaving Ceremony” filled with all the pomp and circumstance their adorable little selves could muster, the …

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Speech-Language Pathology: A Program on the Rise

Speech-language pathology students visit Landon Middle School (pre-COVID) in Duval County, Fla.

A king who stammers? That simply can’t be. How can he possibly be taken seriously? How can he lead?

These were the sentiments at the time of King George VI as portrayed in “The Kings Speech.” It took the dedication …

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Charlotte Rose Wins First National Sailing Championship for JU

Charlotte Rose sailing her Laser Radial sailboat at the 2021 Women's Open Singlehanded National Sailing Championship

The day dawned over Narragansett Bay in Newport, R.I., with bright skies and a brisk northerly wind. On the bank, the boats sat uncharacteristically still. Built for speed, the Laser Radials were meant to slice through currents, but like most …

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Welcome Wave Surprises Future Dolphins

JU Welcome Wave surprises future Dolphin

National Decision Day 2021 marked more than the start of a student’s college commitment this year. For applicants to schools across the country, it was also a sign that they had accomplished so much more than the studies, tests and …

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