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Sophomore sailor heads Down Under seeking to secure Olympics berth

Charlotte Rose sendoff

The Jacksonville University community turned out this week to wish sophomore Charlotte Rose good luck as she attempts to secure a place on the US Olympic sailing team.

Charlotte left Thursday for the Radial World Championships beginning Friday, Feb. 21, …

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Alumni identified need that Black Alumni Network could fill

Black Alumni Network banner

Recent alumnus Jerail Fennell saw a need and, in keeping with Jacksonville University’s commitment to diversity, suggested that a Black Alumni Network could fill it.

“I wanted to fill a void because JU has a lot of alumni groups, but …

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Dr. Barbara Ritter to join University as new Dean of Davis College of Business

Dr. Barbara Ritter

Building upon the strength and long-standing success of its internationally-ranked Davis College of Business, Jacksonville University today announced the selection of the College’s next dean, Dr. Barbara A. Ritter. 

“With more than 20 years of experience teaching and leading in …

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Women’s History Month celebrates Valiant Women of the Vote

Woman's History Month

Women’s History Month highlights the contributions of women in history and contemporary society. In 1911, it started with a day, expanded to a week in 1980, and finally became a month of celebration worldwide in 1988.

Ever since, the celebration …

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River Life: Natural rhythms control the cadence of existence

Rhythm of river life

We live in a rhythmic world and hardly realize it. Usually when we think of rhythm, we think of music and the beat of the drums and bass as they set the tempo for the melody. But nature has its …

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Family inspired business school alumna’s success as romance novelist

Brenda Jackson novels

Not everyone thinks of a business administration degree and creative writing career as complementary, but Brenda Jackson relied on the encouragement of her grandmother and husband to blend those things into a thriving endeavor.

A 1989 Jacksonville University alumna and …

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