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Celebrate with Pride

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I will never forget the day several years ago when one of my advisees walked into my office. Instantly, I was concerned about him. There was a heaviness to the way he pulled out a chair and sat down. In …

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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

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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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