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JU Board of Trustees elects Jacksonville Suns owner and CEO Ken Babby

The Jacksonville University Board of Trustees has unanimously elected Jacksonville Suns Minor League Baseball team owner and CEO Ken Babby to the board, effective April 29, 2016.

Babby, who took the reins of the First Coast’s longest-tenured sports franchise in …

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JU Board of Trustees elects Driver, McAfee, Peek & Hawthorne P.L. President G. Ray Driver Jr.

The Jacksonville University Board of Trustees has unanimously elected Driver, McAfee, Peek & Hawthorne P.L.  President G. Ray Driver Jr. to the board, effective April 29, 2016.

Driver is an award-winning attorney with more than two decades’ experience practicing in …

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New SafeNow app by JU alumna checks on loved ones automatically

Peace of mind. That’s what Helen Fretwell ‘81 had in mind when she created SafeNow, a new smartphone app that automatically “checks in” on users at designated times so they and their loved ones are assured they’re safe.

Introduced recently …

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Tomm named Board chair, Ghiloni vice chair; five new Trustees added

The Board of Trustees has elected two outstanding industry leaders to its top two posts as it emerges as a preeminent leadership body among private universities, while adding five new members renowned for accomplished executive leadership and vision in their …

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RIVER LIFE: Water is anything but simple

Last month’s River Life column discussed how temperature affects the marvelous diversity of life that occurs in the St. Johns River.

Everything from those charismatic megafauna that everyone loves: sharks, dolphins and manatees; to the huge diversity of freshwater, estuarine

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MSOL program makes GMAT, GRE entrance exams optional

The Davis College of Business will no longer require candidates for its Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program to take the GMAT or GRE entrance exams if they have a 3.0 or higher undergraduate GPA, echoing a nationwide trend …

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Global Conference on Advances in Management set for July 18 in DCOB

The inaugural Global Conference on Advances in Management July 18 at the Davis College of Business, with the theme “Innovation in Health Care,” features students and executives from as far away as Sweden and Switzerland discussing new trends and research …

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