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Family inspired business school alumna’s success as romance novelist

Brenda Jackson novels

Not everyone thinks of a business administration degree and creative writing career as complementary, but Brenda Jackson relied on the encouragement of her grandmother and husband to blend those things into a thriving endeavor.

A 1989 Jacksonville University alumna and …

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Student-athletes achieve highest aggregate GPA in school history

Swisher Gym

Sixty athletes finished the recently completed fall semester with grade point averages (GPA) of 4.0 to lead the Jacksonville University student-athlete cohort of more than 400 athletes to a school-record 3.36 average GPA.

 “An average GPA of above a 3.0

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University loses long-time friend, advisor and supporter Bob Shircliff

Robert and Carol Shircliff

Although long-time Jacksonville University friend, advisor, fund-raiser and supporter Robert T. “Bob” Shircliff died last week at age 91, his impact is ingrained into the institution he adopted as one of his own.

“Bob was the rarest of global business …

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