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Legacy of Hope: The Stephanie Bloom Impact

On Sunday, August 19, the Jacksonville University (JU) community lost a talented and beloved young woman, just two days after giving birth to her third child. Stephanie Bloom served as far more than Assistant Director of Enrollment and Advising for …

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JU Marine Science Pioneer Award Honoree, OCEARCH Founder Chris Fischer

Now, in its tenth year, the world-renown ocean research organization OCEARCH has completed a cumulative 33 expeditions, collaborated with a total 174 scientists, facilitated the capture and release of more than 300 sharks, and has been the subject of countless …

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Olympian Visit: Farrah Hall on JU Waterfront

The first week in October marked Olympian Farrah Hall’s second visit to Jacksonville University (JU).

She says, “The story behind me coming to the University is interesting. Dr. Steven Davis, who is very enthusiastic about building a windsurfing and watersports …

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Successful Conclusion of ASPIRE Sparks New Beginning for Jacksonville University

“There is a revolution going on at Jacksonville University,” said Melanie Cost Young, “and you are the avant-garde.”

The ASPIRE Campaign Celebration on September 25 honoring leadership donors and volunteers featured students from across the University and project collaborations that …

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Selfless Service to Students: Chuck and Cami Wodehouse

He was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, in the same hospital as Bruce Springsteen. Not only that, he attended the same high school as another rock-and-roller, Huey Lewis. Laughing, he said, “Other than my beautiful wife, those are my

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Pride in Giving: A Conversation with Cynthia Barquist Chomiak ’83 and H. Martin Chomiak ’81/’84

Lifelong volunteers and philanthropists, Cynthia “Cindy” ’83 and H. Martin “Marty” Chomiak ’81/’84 know the tremendous impact one small contribution can make. Having spent their lives living around the country and the world, the Chomiaks have remained steadfast to the

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5 ASPIRE Investment Projects that Show Us the Future of Jacksonville University

From its 2012 inception, the comprehensive ASPIRE Campaign set out to be the largest, boldest fundraising venture in the history of Jacksonville University. Now, six years later, that challenge has been met. Thousands of investors believed so much in this

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Through the Lens of Progress: An Interview with President Tim Cost ’81

The amount of progress created on the Jacksonville University campus over the past five years has accrued at a rate that should leave those watching breathless about future possibilities.

Cultivating a private university in a vibrant city, located in one

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