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New York alumni hosts sailing team for Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta

Sailing team visits alumni

Jacksonville University alumni and sailor Edward “Buttons” Padin ‘70 hosted the Dolphins sailing team earlier this fall for the 2019 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta.

You can read the story written by Mr. Padin himself at the Scuttlebutt Sailing news website.…

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SACES recognizes Dr. LaTonya Summers for work in creating Black Mental Health Symposium

Dr. LaTonya Summers

Jacksonville University’s Dr. LaTonya Summers has been rewarded for her hard work in incorporating ethnic considerations into mental health counseling. 

Her diligence in creating the Black Mental Health Symposium at Jacksonville University for students to learn more about mental health …

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Student-faculty teams present service-learning projects in first Community Impact Competition

Developing a Web-Based Youth Profiling System for the nonprofit Krumpin 4 Success.

A software engineering project, a program to help empower English language learners locally, and an advertising and marketing campaign for a local cancer charity won awards during Jacksonville University’s first Community Impact Competition.

The competition, sponsored by the College of …

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Marilyn Repsher Center for Teaching and Learning presents fellowships for faculty research

Dr. Zeng Dr. Izaryk and Dr. Atkins receive SOTL Fellowships

The Marilyn Repsher Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) recently presented Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Fellowships to four Jacksonville University faculty members.

This year’s Fellowships were granted to:

Dr. Whitney George
  • Dr. Laura Atkins, Assistant Professor of Sociology,

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Design Thinking workshop offers educational fuel to future STEAM faculty

Participants in the Design Thinking workshop

STEAM.

That’s what you get when you bring together faculty from multiple disciplines, backgrounds and experience levels and present them with a different way to examine a problem in search of a solution.

And at Jacksonville University, STEAM is poised …

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Electroacoustic Barn Dance features boundary-challenging performances

Electroacoustic Barn Dance performance

From a 10-foot pendulum incorporated into a musical performance to a three-movement piece about mental disorders performed with the Jacksonville Dance Theatre, this year’s Electroacoustic Barn Dance beginning on Thursday, Nov. 14, promises to showcase expanded boundaries.

“This is all …

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Local food industry experts tell University audience about innovative solutions to food problems

Ms. King and Ms. TenBroeck speak about food challenges

Two local food industry experts told a Jacksonville University audience on Friday, Nov. 1, that innovation and public-private partnerships can help solve local food issues.

“Hunger is a problem going on every single day,” Susan King, president and chief executive …

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