Senior Will Baxley has built a passion for world music while at Jacksonville University. Now, with encouragement from faculty and some at the top levels of the University, he’s cultivating his interest with a unique eight-week ethnomusicology internship, during which …Read More »
New development is slated for completion by fall 2015
Jacksonville University is ushering in a new era of student housing with construction of a 274-person riverfront residence hall north of its 200-acre campus, to be completed by fall 2015.
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Jacksonville University is pleased to announce the purchase of approximately 40 acres of riverfront property located directly south of its Arlington campus. According to University administration, the acquisition is JU’s largest in more than half a century.
“The purchase of …Read More »
Dr. Donnie Horner has been appointed to serve as Jacksonville University’s new Chief Athletics Officer, effective immediately.
“Dr. Horner is a proven leader of the highest character,” said JU President Tim Cost. “Student-athletes help form the backbone of our student …Read More »
Christine Sapienza, highly regarded throughout the country for her innovative work in speech-language pathology, has been named Dean of the fast-growing college. She began her new role May 28.
With her sights set on maximizing a new Health Sciences building …Read More »
Dr. Wenying Xu has been named Jacksonville University’s new Provost/Chief Academic Officer, welcoming a consensus builder renowned for her innovation and inclusion to lead its academic efforts as it takes advantage of unprecedented opportunities for growth and improvement.
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Nellie the dolphin, the beloved Jacksonville University mascot, former TV star and water-show performer who charmed generations of young and old alike while raising awareness of marine life, has died.
At 61 the oldest dolphin in human care, she was …Read More »
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) has accredited JU’s new Doctorate in Business Administration, giving it approval without conditions or stipulations to begin offering the degree this fall.
The SACS Commission on Colleges endorsement comes on the
Marking nine years of top statewide awards for JU Broadcast Communications students, Sarah Mecklenburg and Hayley Muley recently took home honors in two categories at the 2014 Florida Associated Press Broadcasters college awards in Orlando.
December 2013 graduate Mecklenburg took …Read More »
Dr. Paulina Rippere, JU Assistant Professor of Political Science, has been selected for a prestigious Congressional Fellowship for 2014-15 with the American Political Science Association.
Congressional Fellows are announced after a rigorous selection process and learn about the legislative