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Dr. Makaziwe Mandela Celebrates International Nelson Mandela Day at JU

What’s the significance of teaching a farmer in a remote region of Africa how to grow a better potato?

For Dr. Makaziwe Mandela — humanitarian, successful businesswoman, and daughter of the late South African President Nelson Mandela — it’s an …

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Jacksonville University and Van Wagner Announce Multimedia Rights Partnership

Jacksonville University has agreed to a multi-year partnership naming Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment as the exclusive agent for campus-wide strategic business partnerships, athletic sponsorships and multimedia rights.

Van Wagner will work with JU leadership to explore opportunities that drive …

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A Picture of Visionary Leadership Through the Lens of the Presidency

Originally published in the Spring 2017 issue of WAVE Magazine. Re-posted in honor of Dr. Kinne’s 102nd birthday, May 23, 2019.
By Tim Cost ’81

We should all aspire to inspire the way Fran does, to live her legacy.

Dr. …

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Jacksonville University celebrates largest graduating class in school history

The Class of 2019 has made history. With 1,243 total graduates — including 723 undergraduate and 520 graduate students — they are the largest class to ever flip their tassels at Jacksonville University (JU).

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Jacksonville University MBA Program Ranked Among Top International Schools

The Jacksonville University (JU) Davis College of Business is now recognized among the best international schools for its Master in Business Administration (MBA) Program. Already the premier business school in North Florida and South Georgia, the recent CEO Magazine rankings …

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Frisch Family Welcome Center Officially Opens a Gateway to Opportunity

By Laura Phelps

Four generations of the Frisch family gathered on a sunny April afternoon to mark an historic moment at Jacksonville University: the official opening of a new building that bears the Frisch name and stands as a shining …

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Charter Day 2019 Breaks All-Time #JUGives Record

By Sheri Webber

Scores of students, faculty, staff, alumni, athletes, and prospective students invaded Jacksonville’s metroplex last Friday with helping hands and open hearts. They gave of themselves in dozens of projects to honor Jacksonville University’s Charter Day of Service

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Newly Elected to ASHA Advisory Council, JU’s Dr. Edge Lobbies on the Hill

By Sheri Webber

Federal funding for educating students with disabilities was introduced by lawmakers late last month. Thanks to the efforts of special education advocates, additional funding for children in need of speech, language, swallowing, and hearing therapy may soon become a …

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