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Student-faculty teams present service-learning projects in first Community Impact Competition

Developing a Web-Based Youth Profiling System for the nonprofit Krumpin 4 Success.

A software engineering project, a program to help empower English language learners locally, and an advertising and marketing campaign for a local cancer charity won awards during Jacksonville University’s first Community Impact Competition.

The competition, sponsored by the College of …

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5 Things To Do in Jacksonville During Orientation

This month, Jacksonville University is welcoming hundreds of new students and their families to campus during four New Student Orientation sessions, when they learn more about academic programs, get acquainted with the campus, and connect with the broader Phin Family. …

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Dr. Makaziwe Mandela Celebrates International Nelson Mandela Day at JU

What’s the significance of teaching a farmer in a remote region of Africa how to grow a better potato?

For Dr. Makaziwe Mandela — humanitarian, successful businesswoman, and daughter of the late South African President Nelson Mandela — it’s an …

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JU Recognizes Dr. Makaziwe Mandela with 2019 Presidential Global Citizen Award

Jacksonville University is known as a forum for vibrant conversations on significant social, political and business topics. In line with that vitally important role, JU will award its 2019 Presidential Global Citizen Award to global human rights activist Dr. Makaziwe …

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A closer look at each other’s lives inspires JU sociology students along with their Arlington mentees

Students in Sociology Professor Shelley Grant’s Media and Crime class reconnected with youths from Arlington area schools this week to culminate their semester-long mentoring together and give the young mentees a taste of campus life. (See a Facebook photo

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JU becomes Florida’s first private university to take ACHA “Healthy Campus Pledge” and join prized national network

Jacksonville University has become the first private higher education institution in Florida to commit to the goals of the American College Health Association’s “Healthy Campus Pledge” and is now part of an exclusive network of official Healthy Campus 2020 Partners.…

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JU, Boys & Girls Clubs partnering on major new Arlington youth facility near campus

A new 20,000-square-foot, $2.5 million “Jacksonville University Boys & Girls Club” on Justina Terrace near campus will be among the vanguard of the nonprofit’s facilities when it opens in 2019, on land owned by the University.

The collaboration with Boys …

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