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Inaugural ABSN cohort begins clinical work

ABSN Baptist Clinical

A 38-student cohort of accelerated second-degree bachelor of nursing students set foot in two Baptist Health hospitals Nov. 4, making them the first group in the program to begin clinical work.

Jacksonville University is partnering with Baptist Health for its …

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Six Keigwin nursing students receive FCBNA scholarships

FCBNA scholarship winners 2021

Of the seven Northeast Florida nursing students who received scholarships from the First Coast Black Nurses Association, six were from the Jacksonville University Keigwin School of Nursing. 

The $1,000 scholarships were awarded earlier this fall in a virtual ceremony. The …

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Green Key Honor Society inducts new members

This fall, Jacksonville University’s oldest student organization, the Green Key Honor Society, inducted its newest class of honorees – a group of the 17 highest achieving students on campus.

The traditional Green Key Breakfast and Induction Ceremony was held Oct. …

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JU buildings lit pink to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

the Howard Building is lit pink

If you cruise by JU’s campus one crisp, October evening after sunset, you’ll notice a pink hue coming from some of the buildings that face University Boulevard. 

This October, Jacksonville University teamed up with a nonprofit organization to light three …

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JU professor tackles mental health in TEDx talk

Dr. LaTonya Summers

On Saturday, October 23, the annual TEDxJacksonville conference of ideas will feature Jacksonville University’s own Dr. LaTonya Summers, assistant professor of clinical mental health counseling in the Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences. Dr. Summers’ TEDx talk, …

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JU honors deep-sea geographer with Marine Science Pioneer Award

The Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute recognizes Chief Scientist Dr. Dawn Wright as the 2021 Marine Science Pioneer awardee.

Each year the Institute selects a forerunner in the field of marine science whose research and dedication to life-learning has …

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“Ghost of JU” to make annual appearance

JU's centennial oak on campus

It has been said that at this very time of year on the campus of Jacksonville University, when the classrooms are dark and the offices empty and the mighty branches of the centennial oak twist skyward toward a moonless night, …

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8 Dolphins Named 2021 Alumni of Distinction

Every year, Jacksonville University celebrates a new class of Distinguished Alumni award recipients during Homecoming & Family Weekend. 

“After virtual homecoming events in 2020, we are so excited to honor these amazing alumni in person this year at our kickoff …

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