Building on major new investments by Jacksonville University, Mayor Alvin Brown was joined Wednesday, Feb. 11, by City Council members and JU President Tim Cost to announce that the City’s Renew Jax initiative will expand to the Arlington area. Launched …Read More »
Mitt Romney to deliver Spring Commencement keynote address
Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree at Jacksonville University’s Spring Commencement on April 25, the University announced.
Romney joins a long list of distinguished speakers at …Read More »
NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell to discuss climate change
What: “Unconventional Solutions to Climate Change” — In an event free to the public, Dennis Bushnell, Chief Scientist, NASA Langley Research Center, will discuss sea level rise and climate change, including the potentially devastating impacts on coastal communities such as …Read More »
Live fully by being positive – and steering clear of pessimists, Florida Board of Education Chair Gary Chartrand tells JU graduates
The best way to live a rewarding life, one in which you develop confidence in yourself, resolve to take action and then make some waves along the way, can be summed up in one word: optimism.
That was some of …Read More »
New student residence halls underway at campus’ north end signal University’s forward push
Rimrock Devlin Development has started construction on Jacksonville University’s new Dolphin Residence Hall, and has released the first full-color renderings, site plan and interior designs to students and the public.
Dolphin Residence Hall, which will be on land immediately adjacent …Read More »
Second major civic award of 2014 for MSRI’s Dr. Quinton White
Dedication to marine science, the health of the St. John River and the future of his community has netted Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute Executive Director Dr. Quinton White the top annual award given by the Northeast Florida Regional …Read More »
Economics, race and family intertwine in youth crime issue, top experts note at JU PPI Juvenile Justice Forum
Socioeconomics, family dynamics, race and legal maneuvering were all on the table Thursday, Nov. 20, as some of the top – and most topical – names in the regional legal system gathered for a spirited Juvenile Justice Forum hosted by …Read More »
Former U.S. Rep. Altmire, education consultant Chomiak elected to Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees has unanimously elected two new members: former three-term Pennsylvania congressman Jason Altmire and educational consultant Cynthia Chomiak, a 1983 alumna, both effective Jan. 30, 2015.
“These are two extremely strong additions to our Board, and we …Read More »
PepsiCo CEO Indra K. Nooyi honored with first JU Presidential Global Citizen Award
PepsiCo Chairman and Chief Executive Indra K. Nooyi received the inaugural Jacksonville University Presidential Global Citizen Award Nov. 13, recognizing one of the world’s most powerful business leaders for her commitment to bettering society and improving the planet.
Before an …Read More »
Pioneering PepsiCo CEO Indra K. Nooyi to accept first JU Presidential Global Citizen Award Nov. 13
Jacksonville University will award its inaugural Presidential Global Citizen Award to PepsiCo Chairman and Chief Executive Indra K. Nooyi, one of the world’s most influential business leaders and a champion of critical societal issues such as sustainable commerce efforts, …Read More »