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JU community welcomes President Cost with high energy, hopes

By Phillip Milano

High hopes and high energy greeted new Jacksonville University President Tim Cost and his wife, Stephanie, as hundreds of students, faculty, staff and alumni welcomed them at a reception Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the Davis College of …

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Florida Times-Union cheers on three “market-savvy” JU golfers

Three Jacksonville University golfers who used money smarts to boost The Dolphin Fund at the Davis College of Business to a spectacular annualized return as part of their finance studies got some kudos from The Florida Times-Union in its Monday, …

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JU’s Gover named dean of students

Kristie Gover, Jacksonville University’s dean of students and director of retention services

By Kevin Hogencamp/Jacksonville University

Dr. Kristie S. Gover, who has served in leadership capacities at Jacksonville University for nearly 10 years, has been named JU’s dean of students.

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JU to host ‘Multiculturalism in a Democratic Society’ presentation Feb. 11

Jacksonville University’s Humanities Division is partnering with the JU Service-Learning Center and the Department of Sociology to sponsor a presentation, “Multiculturalism in a Democratic Society,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11 in Gooding Auditorium.

The presenter will be Dr. Gregory …

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Get to know “Echo” — and QEP Day, March 6!

Our reaccreditation site visit is one month away – March 5-7.  And Wednesday, March 6, is QEP day!  So…

What is QEP An important part of accreditation is demonstrating that we have an effective Quality Enhancement Plan to improve …

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JU Business Dean Capener’s “Reality over Rainbows” advice focus of Florida Times-Union story

JU Davis College of Business Dean Don Capener’s theme of focusing on “Reality over Rainbows” was the focus of a Sunday, Feb. 3, Florida Times-Union article geared toward first-time entrepreneurs.

“Reality is, you’ve got a very good chance of failing,” …

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Rowing for healthy hearts: JU pitches in on ‘Wear Red Day’

Eighty-two rowers from Jacksonville University and the Brooks Rehabilitation Adaptive Sports and Recreation Program logged more than 2.1 million meters — nearly 1,342 miles — during the 24 Strokes for Heart Ergathon on Feb. 1-2 at JU’s Negaard Rowing Center.…

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Pick up “The Romesburg Years: 2004-2013” free in the JU Marketing Dept.!

Stop by the JU Marketing and Communications Department in the Howard Building

for your free souvenir copy of “The Romesburg Years: 2004-2013,”

a brochure detailing some of the fantastic achievements

of former JU President Kerry Romesburg during his tenure.


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Social media provides avenue for dishonesty, JU prof Heather Downs tells Times-Union

From Lance Armstrong to John Edwards to Tiger Woods to Manti Te’o, there have been so many recent high-profile cases of dishonesty that the Florida Times-Union asked: Has lying reached epidemic proportions?

While it certainly seems so, reporter Greg Larson …

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