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Smart policy led to Florida schools progress, Chartrand tells JU PPI education policy forum

By Courtney Jimenez

JU Communications senior

Leadership, strategic planning and budgeting were topics brought to light during “Education Policy: Why it Matters,” a forum hosted Tuesday, Feb. 11, by the JU Public Policy Institute.

State Board of Education Chairman Gary …

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JU students look to a bright future at Career Expo

By Courtney Jimenez

JU Communications Senior

This May, seniors at Jacksonville University will walk across the stage to their futures. To prepare them, JU’s Career Development Center held a career expo Wednesday, Feb. 26, in JU’s Historic Swisher Gymnasium.

The …

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JU a host site for March 8 Jacksonville Science Festival!

Jacksonville University, MOSH, Hemming Plaza, Friendship Park and
Jacksonville Main Library to feature free S.T.E.A.M.-related exhibits

What: The Second Annual Jacksonville Science Festival highlighting the power of S.T.E.A.M. through more than 125 interactive exhibits, hands-on activities and staged performances celebrating …

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Future looks bright for JU Scholarship Luncheon speaker Zoe Rocke

By Taylor Agnew

Jacksonville University senior

If not for her Honors scholarship and the relationships she cultivated with faculty members, Zoe Rocke wasn’t sure if Jacksonville University was in her future. But that future now seems set: She has been …

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Ready for the trip of your life? JU Study Abroad deadlines approaching

By Chelsea Wiggs

JU Communications Senior

Each summer, college students face choices about how to spend their break: Take more classes? Get away for something new?

[/caption]At Jacksonville University, they have a third choice: they can do both.

JU’s Study …

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Learn “The Truth” Feb. 27 at JU

A Jacksonville University College of Arts & Sciences panel discussion Feb. 27 focuses on getting at “The Truth.”

Topics on everything from “Truth in Education” to “Personal Truth” to “News is Not the Truth!” will be presented and addressed by …

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JU School of Nursing accepting first Veteran RN to BSN on-campus cohort as part of $870,000 federal grant

The Jacksonville University School of Nursing is now recruiting qualified veteran RNs into an on-campus cohort of students who will benefit from an $870,000 federal grant JU received to help them excel as they pursue bachelor’s degrees in nursing.

The …

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JU Student Veterans of America chapter recognized for “outstanding” efforts

Veterans of Foreign Wars District 6 recently recognized the Jacksonville University Student Veterans of America chapter for its outstanding efforts for student veterans, including being an advocate and providing outreach and volunteerism opportunities.

Pictured are VFW Department Adopt-A-Unit Chairman Steve …

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JU Women of Year event March 7 coincides with first JU Women in Leadership Conference

This year’s annual JU Women’s History Month Event March 7 honoring distinguished community women coincides with the inaugural Jacksonville University Women in Leadership Conference, designed to connect JU women with each other and give them a chance to learn from …

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