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Randal Freebourn named Chief Financial Officer for Jacksonville University

Jacksonville University has named Randal Freebourn, a performance-driven higher education veteran with extensive fiscal expertise, as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective Sept. 1.

Freebourn is currently Vice President for Finance & Administration and Assistant Treasurer at Wittenberg University in …

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JU selected as Official Academic Partner of The District to study community’s effects on health

The partners behind The District—Life Well Lived Jacksonville, the 30-acre master-planned development on the St. Johns River, announced today that Jacksonville University has been selected to be the Official Academic Partner of The District.

Under the partnership, JU’s Brooks

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Davis College of Business debuts on U.S. News “Best Business Graduate School” list for part-time MBA program

U.S. News and World Report for the first time has ranked the JU Davis College of Business as a best business graduate school for its part-time FLEX Master of Business Administration program. Rankings are based on three main criteria, including …

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Shooting team members put “skin in the game” to take command nationally

The collegiate shooting world took notice when Jacksonville University’s Varsity Shooting Team morphed into a national powerhouse in just its first several years.

Now it’s pulled off a stunner, and the word “dynasty” is beginning to come to mind.

The …

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Savannah Bates ’17 doing the math on HIV with coveted Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

She won Jacksonville University’s top mathematics scholarship in 2015, was named its Woman Student of the Year in 2016 and earned its highest academic honor in 2017. Now spring graduate Savannah Bates has gone national, winning the prestigious Phi Kappa …

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Jacksonville University to become smoke-free Aug. 7

Jacksonville University will become a smoke-free campus effective Aug. 7, prohibiting all lighted tobacco products on all property owned, operated, leased, occupied or controlled by the University.

“At JU, we believe a healthy campus is a dynamic, productive campus, and …

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Path to better patient safety leads through new Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Institute Regional Center at Jacksonville University

The call to action came in 1999, when the Institute of Medicine issued its “To Err Is Human” report estimating that as many as 98,000 people were dying annually from preventable medical errors. Urged on by an alarmed public, the …

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National experts to discuss patient safety challenges and trends June 9 at inaugural Patient Safety Forum at Jacksonville University

The first statewide/regional conference bringing together hundreds of health care leaders, nurses, physicians and students to hear from renowned experts on patient safety is set for Friday, June 9, at Jacksonville University.

The Patient Safety Forum also celebrates the formal …

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