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Jacksonville University to host three commencement ceremonies April 29, May 1

To honor the graduates of the class of 2022, Jacksonville University will hold three graduation ceremonies during the weekend of April 30 and May 1, marking the second year the University has hosted multiple ceremonies. 

All three will be held …

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Multicultural Graduation celebrates seniors from all backgrounds

Earlier this month, Jacksonville University held its Multicultural Graduation ceremony, an event that honors students from different cultural backgrounds who have all come to JU to complete their education. 

Patrice Abner, director of student inclusion, said around 100 students attended …

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Master of Science in Leadership and Learning adds Student Affairs concentration

As demand grows for post-secondary education administrators, so too does the need for programs to train and prepare them. 

That’s why Dr. Stephanie James, associate professor of educational leadership, launched a new concentration of the Master of Science in Leadership …

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A Sun-Kissed Faculty Celebration

Each year, Jacksonville University faculty members recognize their colleagues who excel in four areas: community service; university service; scholarship and professional activities; and teaching. A selection committee determines a winner for each of the four categories and announces their pick …

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Phin Comm students create award-winning campaign for local nonprofit

Just about everyone wants to make a difference in their communities. 

For some, this comes in the form of fostering shelter dogs; for others, they donate to local soup kitchens. But what about public relations? 

This past year, Associate Professor …

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JU mourns tragic loss of women’s soccer student-athlete

The Jacksonville University campus community is mourning the loss of Stephanie Davis, a freshman and women’s soccer student-athlete, who tragically passed away over the weekend. 

“We are extraordinarily saddened to share the news of the tragic passing of Stephanie Davis …

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River Life: Why worms swarmed the St. Johns

Worms. Who knew that worms could create such a discussion when they suddenly appeared in the St. Johns River last month. But that was the case a few weeks ago, when my friend Jeff Lageman, former Jaguar outstanding defensive end …

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Do the math!: Jacksonville University introduces Just-In-Time math modules to accelerate student learning

Dr. Ward teaching math

Just-In-Time teaching is a well-established method of instruction designed decades ago to accelerate student learning through the use of classroom activities and work that students do at home in preparation for class. It has been widely and successfully implemented across …

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Who let the dogs out?: Data science students learn by helping Jax Humane Society

If you’ve ever wondered where the animals at the Jacksonville Humane Society came in from, Dr. Daniel Moseley’s Data Science Foundations students probably have an answer for you. 

In a partnership with the Geography department and professors Dr. Ashley Johnson …

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