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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Do the math!: Jacksonville University introduces Just-In-Time math modules to accelerate student learning
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
World renowned poet Erin Belieu makes trip to campus
The 2022 Walter Visiting Writer Erin Belieu treated an audience of students and faculty to an evening of laughter, contemplation, and joy as she read selections of her published poetry, took questions and signed books.
Each year the Department of …Read More »
Princeton Review, CEO Magazine lists feature JU programs
Jacksonville University programs in business and nursing have again landed on three prestigious lists from the Princeton Review and CEO Magazine, ranking them amongst the best programs of their kind.
The Davis College of Business appeared on both lists. CEO …Read More »
First-generation college student on his way to becoming a doctor
Antonio Espinoza ‘21 didn’t stop at being the first in his family to graduate college. Less than a year later, he was also accepted to medical school, taking the first step toward his dream of becoming a physician.
So far, …Read More »
Engineering senior Jana Alghoul: “Your life in college starts outside the classroom”
Although it’s thousands of miles from her hometown of Beirut, Lebanon, Jacksonville University has felt like home to Jana Alghoul ever since she stepped foot on campus for her freshman orientation.
Four years later, Alghoul is preparing to graduate with …Read More »