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Charlotte Rose Wins First National Sailing Championship for JU

Charlotte Rose sailing her Laser Radial sailboat at the 2021 Women's Open Singlehanded National Sailing Championship

The day dawned over Narragansett Bay in Newport, R.I., with bright skies and a brisk northerly wind. On the bank, the boats sat uncharacteristically still. Built for speed, the Laser Radials were meant to slice through currents, but like most …

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Kinne Legacy Exhibition to Open at Alexander Brest Gallery

Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne Smiling while sitting on a couch

When Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne first set foot on the campus of Jacksonville University, no one knew the changes that would follow, the impact she would have, the legacy she would leave, and yet, she shaped the future of this …

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New Look for 2021 Commencement

Image featuring headshots of all four 2021 Commencement Speakers

Jacksonville University is pleased to announce its plans and invited speakers for its 2021 Commencement ceremonies. For the first time in the school’s 87-year history, each of its four colleges will hold its own ceremony. This will allow the university …

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Charter Day 2021 Benefits Feeding Northeast Florida

Photo of Student pulling Weeds

“We believe we exist to help others.” These words, spoken by Jacksonville University President Tim Cost, are the heart, soul and purpose of the university’s Charter Day festivities. Charter Day, which commemorates the signing of the university’s charter on April …

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UpSkill Institute: A Modern Educational Model

Feature Image of student working at a computer

According to statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor, in the early months of the pandemic, the nation’s unemployment rate reached its highest level since the Great Depression, skyrocketing to 14.7 percent in April of 2020, more than tripling …

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Jacksonville University Celebrates Most Successful Collective Giving Campaign

Feature Image: Dolphin Dash Logo

Jacksonville University is celebrating the success of Dolphin Dash, its annual giving challenge. Last week, in just five days, from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26, 6,397 Dolphins from around the world came together to Give Forward and invest more than $2,400,000

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